Security

MILWAUKEE — Power outages. Crashed government service websites. Pilfered personal information from corporate or government databases. A world increasingly interconnected through the Internet also provides numerous opportunities for individuals or groups to visit malice or mischief upon people, businesses, utilities and government agencies....

It's never too far-fetched to think big when trying to envision what cyber-attackers could accomplish, says cybersecurity and counterterrorism expert Richard A. Clarke. Clarke, who served on the National Security Council and advised three American presidents on cyberterrorism, believes the scariest "cyber nightmare" is a...

Detractors are worried about where your personal data will end up if CISA becomes the law of the land. The Senate today approved a controversial information-sharing bill that detractors argue is too vague and could put Web users' personal information in the hands of the...

NEXT UP FOR CISA: A COMPLICATED CONFERENCE — No sooner had the Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act than the fight began to shape the final product in negotiations with the House. But the privacy groups, dissenting senators and industry organizations looking to advance...

CYBERSECURITY CONFERENCE COMMITTEE PREVIEW - Today is the big day for a final Senate vote on the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act and a list of amendments. In the House, attention is turning to the likely prospect of a conference committee that would have three bills...