WASHINGTON, Feb 27- The White House released draft legislation on Friday that would give consumers more control over how the trail of data they leave behind them on the internet is used, stored and sold. President Barack Obama has made cybersecurity a major focus in the wake of high-profile hacks at companies such as Sony Pictures Anthem Inc and Target Corp..» Read More
The danger of government overreach becomes acute, especially when our reliance on digital technology advances faster than our laws, says President Obama.
A variety of factors continue to complicate America's efforts to defend our nation and uphold our civil liberties, says President Obama.
President Obama discusses the nation's long history of surveillance and how government agencies must now adapt to protect the country from new threats on the Internet.
It's really a matter of choice, says Vivek Ranadive, Chairman & CEO of Tibco Software, sharing his thoughts on government spying and weighing in on why he thinks bitcoins are "safe."
CNBC's Eamon Javers provides a preview of the President's speech on changes at the National Security Agency.
Howard Schmidt, Ridge-Schmidt Cyber partner, speaks about the NSA program, and the privacy and safety issues facing the U.S.
We're like the Russians in the cold war, says Cramer, discussing how the NSA surveillance program is likely impacting privacy issues and the business community.
Experts at this year's retail federation convention had plenty of ideas for what's ailing the sector—and possible solutions.
A recent study found job candidates see an invasion of privacy when employers use Facebook to screen them.
Security experts advise how consumer should protect themselves against credit card fraud when thieves have their personal and financial information.
Via a GPS in your car, a Ford executive said the automaker knows when drivers are speeding. Brian Sullivan, Risk Information editor; Chris Johnson, JK Investment Group; and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera weigh in.
Matthew Prince, CloudFlare co-founder & CEO, discusses cloud security and explains what companies can do to protect themselves and consumers from cyberattacks. Prince says there has been a 500 percent increase in the number of cybercrimes over the past year.
Dan Ives, FBR Capital Markets, looks ahead to the next big cybersecurity merger and acquisition.
Should Edward Snowden be given a plea bargain? The New York Times is calling for clemency for the former NSA contractor, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on the cyber hacking at Snapchat, where 4.6 million usernames and phone numbers were leaked. Fortt says the photo messaging app was alerted of code issues in August of 2013, but didn't act on them.
Ralph Shrader, Booz Allen Hamilton CEO, discusses former employee Edward Snowden and the impact the negative press had on its business. Shrader also weighs in on the challenges of potential defense cuts.
The Wall Street Journal's Dennis Berman discusses the top business stories for next year, including fallout from the NSA's surveillance of U.S. companies and the outlook on durable goods.
Bernie Meyerson, IBM CTO, highlights the Digital Guardian, a privacy preservation tool that protects your personal digital attributes.
Michelle Dennedy, chief privacy officer at McAfee, discusses the top cybersecurity and privacy threats to consumers in 2014. CNBC's John Fortt weighs in.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) provides insight on his advocacy for privacy amid efforts in national security.