Security researchers suspect a Russian, state-run malware known as Turla is behind attacks on government computers in Europe and the United States.» Read More
WASHINGTON-- The Homeland Security Department has awarded a $145 million contract for a series of border security towers to be built along the Mexican border in Arizona. Customs and Border Protection spokesman Michael Friel says the contact was given to EFW Inc., a government contractor from Fort Worth, Texas.
President Obama says Syria is one of his administration's highest national security priorities. He discusses the objectives of the Geneva Conference.
Frank Gaffney, President of Center for Security Policy, provides insight on the vulnerable American electric grid, and homeland security's role protecting them.
NBC News' Pete Williams is reporting the U.S. government has sent an advisory to airlines flying to Russia warning them of potential explosives in toothpaste tubes, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
A look at internal emails from federal government contractor USIS, which performs background checks for security positions within the government, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. The Justice Department alleges some background investigations were fraudulent.
Federal anti-piracy agents working for Homeland Security pulled a man out of an AMC Theater in Ohio for wearing Google Glass.
Hackers that stole credit and debit card information from Target likely used tools that have been in the computer underground for a long time.
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.
CNBC's Eamon Javers provides a preview of the President's speech on changes at the National Security Agency.
Retired General Michael Hagee, U.S. Marine Corps, and retired Admiral Dennis Blair, U.S. Navy, discuss highlights from a new report that shows how the U.S. oil boom will likely impact national security and foreign policy.
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.
Gen. Barry McCaffrey, McCaffrey Associates, discusses the turmoil in Russia and how Sochi can be secured for the Winter Olympics.
A U.S. District Court judge ruled the NSA program is likely unconstitutional, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Graham has threatened to block President Barack Obama's nominations of Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve and Jeh Johnson to head the Department of Homeland Security until the administration provides more information on how the attack occurred.
WASHINGTON, Oct 30- A senior Republican U.S. senator vowed on Wednesday to block confirmation of President Barack Obama's nominees to head the Federal Reserve and the Department of Homeland Security if the administration does not provide more information about the 2012 attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya.
WASHINGTON, Oct 17- President Barack Obama will nominate attorney Jeh Johnson on Friday to be the next secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, a White House official said on Thursday. Johnson, who served as a top official in the Department of Defense, would succeed Janet Napolitano, who stepped down earlier this year.
Over 20,000 security experts gathered in Chicago this week to discuss the latest in protecting people, property and soft targets. CNBC's Scott Cohn speaks to those in attendance about just how safe we are in shopping malls, sports arenas and schools and the technology used to fight potential threats in the wake of the Kenya shopping mall siege.
Following the Nairobi Mall siege, concerns for U.S. malls are in focus. CNBC's Scott Cohn spoke with security experts in Chicago on how to protect "soft targets" like shopping malls.