U.S. needs a national cyber executive at the National Security Council to set national policy, says Phil Quade, CISO at Fortinet and a former NSA executive.
These so-called back doors enable the NSA and other agencies to scan large amounts of traffic without a warrant.
Tensions between China and the United States are on the rise as the two countries cancel visas, close each other's consulates and accuse each other of mishandling the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, the U.S. government has identified a new, unexpected threat from the Chinese: Fertility clinics. CNBC's Eamon Javers joins "Squawk Box" with the results of a CNBC investigation that impacts some of the most intimate decisions a family can make.
The U.S. is "looking at" banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday. TikTok will also exit the Hong Kong market within days, a spokesman told Reuters, as other technology companies including Facebook have suspended processing government requests for user data in the region. India has also banned TikTok.
President Donald Trump named U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, a fierce defender of the administration's policies, as acting director of national intelligence.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden worked at the CIA and NSA and signed secrecy agreements that apply to his new book "Permanent Record," the judge said.
A big vote is expected at the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday that would block Huawei and ZTE from receiving federal money to help build broadband infrastructure. The two companies could be named as national security threats, which would block them from receiving anything from the $8.5 billion universal service fund the government offers to cell companies. Ash Carter, former U.S. Defense Secretary, joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" to discuss the vote, national security and China.
Andy Purdy, chief security officer of Huawei Technologies USA, joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" to discuss some of the big headlines of the day including the U.S. blacklisting of the company, U.S.-China trade, Hong Kong protests, and more.
President Donald Trump named Robert O'Brien as his national security advisor on Wednesday, eight days after the abrupt departure of John Bolton. O'Brien, a State Department official, will become Trump's fourth national security advisor, following the departures of Bolton and three-star Army generals Michael Flynn and H.R. McMaster.
CNBC's "The Exchange" talks about the uptick in scam and phishing emails with Judith Pinto, managing director of the cybersecurity practice at IBM's Promontory Financial Group, and Kate Fazzini, CNBC.com tech reporter and former cybersecurity vice president at J.P. Morgan. There's an ongoing scam targeting paychecks that impersonate corporate executives.
A team of former U.S. government intelligence operatives working for the United Arab Emirates hacked into the iPhones of activists, diplomats and rival foreign leaders with the help of a sophisticated spying tool called Karma.
The National Security Agency on Friday announced it has been deleting hundreds of millions phone calls and text records, dating back to 2015.
Gen. Michael Hayden, retired U.S. Air Force and former CIA and NSA director, discusses his news book "The Assault on Intelligence" about the state of U.S. intelligence community.
Here is a roundup of Pompeo's views on various national security matters.
Trump said his relationship with Pompeo has been very good and they are "always on the same wavelength."
A new smartphone that just launched at Best Buy and on Amazon is priced at $229, but here's why you might want to avoid it.
Russia and China could soon possess "destructive" space weapons that could be used against the U.S., American intelligence said.
President Trump's first State of the Union made a single reference to Russia over an hour and twenty minutes.
The US Senate has advanced a bill to renew the NSA's warrantless internet surveillance program.
R. James Woolsey, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and Foundation for Defense of Democracies chairman, provides insight to a path forward in Afghanistan as the country begins to build its infrastructure.