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  • 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.

  • For the first time ever, Twitter has issued a transparency report card that sheds light on how often it's been asked by government officials to delete tweets and hand over user information -- and how frequently the social media site has complied.

  • ‘Big Brother’? No, It’s Parents Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 12:34 PM ET

    Parents can now use an array of tools to keep up with the digital lives of their children, raising new quandaries. Is surveillance the best way to protect children? Or should parents trust them to share if they are scared or bewildered by something online?

  • Facebook

    It is reported that Germanys largest credit agency, SCHUFA, plans to scrape data from social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to determine an individual's risk to lenders and ability to pay bills.

  • Facebook to Increase IPO Deal Size by 25%: Source Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 8:23 PM ET
    Facebook

    Facebook plans to increase the size of its IPO by 85 million shares, says someone familiar with the matter, a move that could value the offering at as much as $18.5 billion.

  • Facebook

    Facebook is staring down some unnerving obstacles when it comes to key areas of monetization and growth: public distrust and display advertising apathy.

  • Facebook: Privacy vs. Profits  Monday, 14 May 2012 | 3:19 PM ET

    Some Facebook users are concerned the company will need to find new ways to monetize people's personal data to squeeze out profits. Scott Kessler, S&P Capital IQ and Shawn Carolan, Menlo Ventures, offer insight.

  • Google

    Google’s harvesting of e-mails, passwords and other sensitive personal information from unsuspecting households in the United States and around the world was neither a mistake nor the work of a rogue engineer, as the company long maintained, but a program that supervisors knew about, according to new details from the full text of a regulatory report. NYT reports.