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D.C. insiders say foot-dragging by some Silicon Valley firms is making it harder to protect American companies from cyberattacks in real time.
CNBC's Eamon Javers provides insight to comments made by NSA Director Adm. Mike Rogers on encryption and Silicon Valley.
Yahoo's CISO Alex Stamos confronts NSA director Admiral Mike Rogers about building "defects" or "golden master keys" into US products so the US government can 'decrypt' information.
The largest SIM-card maker in the world was hacked by the NSA and GCHQ, The Intercept reported Thursday.
Some big tech names were missing from President Obama's cybersecurity event on Friday.
The National Security Agency dropped hundreds of pages worth of surveillance reports just before Christmas Eve.
Recent government missteps could cost the midterm elections for the Democrats, NBC News reports.
Meet the man leading the NSA's recruiting efforts through a program targeting students as young as eighth grade.
The new, post-Edward Snowden smartphone is the first that will disrupt American spying, the New York Times reports.
A series of damning espionage revelations and other developments has seriously damaged the way a traditional ally thinks about U.S. firms.
Peter Thiel, PayPal co-founder and "Zero to One" author, discusses the impact Edward Snowden had on unveiling the vulnerabilities of the virtual world.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports the U.S. government threatened Yahoo with daily fines of $250,000 for refusing to hand over data to the NSA. Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, provides perspective.
The U.S. government threatened Yahoo with a $250,000-per-day fine in 2008 if it did not hand over user data, declassified documents reveal.
Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, weighs in on Rupert Murdoch's rant on Twitter about piracy and hypocrisy at Google. Murdoch claimed privacy at Google was worse than the NSA.
Germany is ending a contract with Verizon over fears the company could be letting US intelligence agencies eavesdrop on sensitive communications.
This data-mining software company has landed several government contracts, transforming mounds of data into key intelligence.
CNBC contributor Jon Steinberg, discusses Marc Andreessen's comments that Eric Snowden is a traitor, not a patriot. Steinberg says Snowden is providing a service, but has gone too far.
He also tells CNBC the secrets Snowden has revealed have hurt Silicon Valley, and President Obama is doing nothing to help.
Marc Andreessen, Andreessen Horowitz, shares his thoughts on Edward Snowden spilling NSA secrets and the implications of the security breach.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says the government can spy on you, but experts say hackers seeking your financial data is still a bigger threat.