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Steel Protectionism Won’t Protect National Security

Late Jan. 11, the Department of Commerce issued a report to President Donald Trump detailing whether steel imports threaten U.S. national security. The president now has 90 days to decide how his administration will respond to the findings. A non-classified … Continue reading

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UK ICO Issues Unprecedented Fine Against Mobile Phone Retailer for Lax Security

On January 8, 2017, the UK Information Commissioner (“ICO”) issued an unprecedented monetary penalty of £400,000 against British mobile phone retailer, The Car Phone Warehouse Limited. Following an attack on their system in 2015, the ICO found that the company … Continue reading

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FBI security expert: Apple are “jerks” about unlocking encrypted phones

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Boonrit Panyaphinitnugoon) Federal Bureau of Investigation officials are continuing to voice their displeasure with Apple's approach to iPhone security, with one FBI official reportedly calling the company "jerks" and an "evil genius" this week. Apple … Continue reading

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CyberDefender: Outperforms Costly Security Software?

CyberDefender offers a free software suite to combat spyware, viruses, and spam. In a recent press release, they say that according to a recent test, “CyberDefenderFREE Outperforms Costly Security Software Products at Removing and Blocking Spyware” and that “it has … Continue reading

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Former Homeland Security Secretaries Fire Off Powerful Letter Warning Congress over DACA deadline

As Congress begins negotiations to enact legislation that would give young undocumented immigrants known as ” Dreamers” the opportunity to continue to live and work in the United States, three former secretaries from the Department of Homeland Security have come … Continue reading

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