Law Privacy

  • Defending Apple: Gen. Hayden

    America is more safe with end-to-end encryption, says former NSA Director Gen. Michael Hayden, discussing the politics of privacy and why the nation is safer without back doors.

  • Bill Gates backs FBI hack request

    Billionaire Bill Gates breaks ranks with Silicon Valley in the fight between Apple and the FBI over encryption.

  • The problems of managing data

    Stephen Waldis, CEO of Synchronoss, talks about the importance of the cloud and keeping data safe.

  • Red Hat CEO: Makes sense to open data

    Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, talks about the Apple and FBI row and says it makes sense to open data in some cases.

  • Amb. Jeffrey: Tim Cook is right

    Former Deputy National Security Advisor Amb. James Jeffrey, suspects the courts will support the government in the Apple case, but fears the consequential dangers of the unlocking capability.

  • Rep. Issa: Creating a backdoor is unlawful, unwise & unsafe

    Rep. Darrell Issa, Oversight & Government Reform Committee Chairman, (R) California explains why he's on Apple's side in the fight against the FBI.

  • Tim Cook: This case bigger than a single phone

    Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a letter to employees saying "we knew we had to speak out" upon receiving the government order, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jim Cramer, weighs in.

  • There is no privacy: Scott McNealy

    Scott McNealy, Wayin co-founder and CEO, explains why we have to understand the fact that we've given up our privacy in the world and why people are scared of the government having access to personal data. If you want to get over it, vote for smaller government, says McNealy.

  • Big Tech takes on  DOJ

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports tensions are high as big tech names like Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and Amazon take on big government.

  • DOJ's court order 'unprecedented': Expert

    Shane McGee, FireEye chief privacy officer, shares his thoughts on the dispute between Apple and the FBI to unlock the iPhone used by the gunman in the San Bernardino shooting.

  • Apple's fight gets technical

    This is about one cell phone, says Jacob Frenkel, Shulman Rogers partner, discussing Apple's fight with the FBI and plans to challenge a court order to unlock the shooter's iPhone in the San Bernardino attack.

  • FBI pushes case against Apple

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the war of words between Apple and the FBI is heating up as the tech giant continues to resist a court order.

  • Apple's public battle heats up

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy reports the latest developments in the standoff between Apple and the FBI.

  • Sony CEO: We've addressed issues from consumers

    Kazuo Hirai, CEO of Sony, talks about Sony's new devices and issues over phone security and privacy.

  • John McAfee: I can crack the iPhone

    John McAfee, McAfee Founder, discusses his offer to unlock the iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters, privacy concerns, and a potential global cyber war.

  • DOJ seeks order to compel Apple to help FBI

    Discussing the motion filed by the Justice Department to compel Apple to assist the FBI with accessing the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters is privacy attorney, Paul DerOhannesian.

  • PKWARE CEO: Government's Apple request ludicrous

    Data security software company PKWARE, Inc. is behind the zip files system. The company's CEO Miller Newton stands behind Tim Cook, saying Apple helping the government could weaken security.

  • Kara Swisher: Valley backing Tim Cook

    Re/code's Executive Editor Kara Swisher provides perspective on Apple CEO standing firm in protecting customers' data after the FBI's request for help accessing the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters. Swisher is asked about Yahoo forming a committee of independent directors to explore strategic alternatives, as well as her interview with Vice CEO at the Code/Media conference.

  • Is there an Apple workaround?

    Former Apple Security Director and current Code42 VP & Chief Security Officer Rick Orloff, discusses whether Apple has the capabilities to help the FBI unlock the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone without erasing data on the phone.

  • Silicon Valley heavyweights back Apple

    Michael Fertik, Reputation.com founder, and CNBC's Eamon Javers, discuss Apple's privacy fight with the federal government.