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  • Parents are concerned about future harm and are trying to manage their children’s social media activities, a new study suggests. Do you really know what you kids are doing on Facebook?

  • HP Fraud Allegations     Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 7:24 PM ET

    An alleged $8.8 billion accounting irregularity sent Hewlett-Packard stock down today. CNBC's Bertha Coombs has the details.

  • Gross Invasion of Email Privacy     Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 7:20 PM ET

    Reports of a proposed bill allowing government agencies to read your emails without a warrant made headlines today. Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine, offers insight.

  • 'Government Surveillance Is on The Rise,' Says Google Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 4:39 PM ET

    Government demands for user data worldwide from Google have "increased steadily," the search giant says in a new report: "One trend has become clear: Government surveillance is on the rise."

  • Five Things to Consider Before Embracing the Cloud Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 3:39 PM ET

    In theory, the cloud is great. It simplifies actions, such as billing. It lets businesses reduce their information technology costs. And it claims to be infinitely scalable. In the real world, though, it doesn't always work as well as advertised.

  • A Trail of Clicks, Culminating in Conflict Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 11:21 AM ET

    Media and technology companies object to portions of a federal effort to strengthen online privacy protections for children.

  • South Carolina Hack Attack     Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 7:45 PM ET

    In a South Carolina hacker attack, 3.6 million social security numbers were exposed, along with 387,000 debit and credit card numbers. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.

  • Wave of Hack Attacks from Iran     Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 1:35 PM ET

    Gil Shwed, chairman and CEO of Check Point Software, offers insight on cyber security threats from Iran.

  • Cyber Attack Warning     Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 4:24 PM ET

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is sounding the alarm on a growing cyber threat to critical U.S. systems, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Larry Clinton, Internet Security Alliance CEO, and Roger Cressy, NBC Terrorism analyst, discuss the severity of the danger the U.S. faces.

  • Panetta Warns of Cyber Attack Risk     Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 2:50 PM ET

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warns of a dire threat of cyber attack, that could derail passenger trains, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Julie Mehan, Lunarline VP for Cyber Security, weighs in.

  • Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is calling recent hacking concerns a national security threat. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.

  • The House Intelligence Committee issued a warning today that American companies should avoid doing any business with China's two leading technology firms: Huawei Technologies and ZTE. Retired General and NBC Military analyst Barry McCaffrey, provides perspective.

  • The Threat From Chinese Telecom     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 2:02 PM ET

    The Congressional House Intelligence Committee is saying some Chinese telecom companies pose a security threat to America. Donald Straszheim, ISI Group head of China research, provides perspective.

  • Chairs: Squawk Takes a Stand on Privacy     Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 6:52 AM ET

    The "Squawk Box" news team weighs in with their perspective on the FTC settling with a website that gets users cheap ticket prices but collects personal information on consumers.

  • Illegal Trade in Online Data Soars Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 2:03 PM ET
    Internet Security

    Nearly 20 million items of personal data were traded illegally over the internet in the first half of this year, as more people went online.

  • Do You Share Too Much on Facebook?     Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 8:24 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin talks with Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg about privacy concerns on the social network's website.

  • Privacy Concerns for Twitter?     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 4:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Twitter is facing prosecutors who asked the social media site for information about an Occupy Wall Street protestor's deleted tweets. Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law Offices, and Nicholas Carlson, Business Insider, discuss the issues surrounding who owns an individual's tweets.

  • Google's Privacy Concerns     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 4:32 PM ET

    A look at some of the information Google has on you and what it actually does with it, with CNBC's John Fortt. Jamie Court, Consumer Watchdog, and Nicholas Carlson, Business Insider, provide perspective.

  • Big Spending on Computer & Mobile Security     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 5:40 PM ET

    Dave Aitel, Immunity CEO, discusses security for mobile devices and cloud storage.

  • Facebook & the FTC Have a Deal     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 1:09 PM ET

    The Federal Trade Commission and social media site Facebook have finalized their settlement regarding privacy settings, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.