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National Security Agency merging offensive, defensive hacking operations

Reuters - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
WASHINGTON The U.S. National Security Agency on Monday outlined a reorganization that will consolidate its spying and domestic cyber-security operations, despite recommendations by a presidential panel that the agency focus solely on espionage.
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US intelligence chief says government security agencies may spy on citizens via Internet of Things

International Business Times UK - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
US intelligence head James Clapper has confirmed that US government security agencies may make use of new Internet of Things technology to amplify their surveillance reach and abilities.
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NSA Plans Controversial Restructure

Fortune - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
“This traditional approach we have where we created these two cylinders of excellence and then built walls of granite between them really is not the way for us to do business,” said Michael Rogers, director of the NSA, at an Atlantic Council event last ...

NSA reorganization to combine offense, defense

Baltimore Sun - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
The National Security Agency is about to launch its most ambitious reorganization in years, bringing together teams charged with gathering intelligence around the world with those tasked with defending U.S. secrets. The plan, which the agency calls ...
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NSA documents show US and UK spied on Israeli military drones

CNN - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
The images come from classified material in documents exposed by former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
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US intelligence agencies may use home devices to boost surveillance: Clapper

Press TV - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The US National Security Agency (NSA) has previously come under fire for secretly spying on Americans' phone calls and internet communications.

FRANCE/UNITED STATES : DGSI may be soon weaned off NSA

Intelligence Online (subscription) - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
French presidential directives on intelligence-sharing mean that the internal intelligence service will have to review its relationship with the US National Security Agency. France's National Intelligence Council, chaired by President Francois Hollande ...
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Snowden Slams New EU-US Data Transfer Deal as 'Accountability Shield'

Sputnik International - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
On Tuesday, the European Commission said that Brussels and Washington had agreed on a new data transfer deal regulating information flows across the Atlantic to substitute the EU-US Safe Harbor agreement of 2000, which the Court of Justice of the ...
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Encrypt Act of 2016: US bill looks to stop ban on encrypted phones

International Business Times, India Edition - ‎7 hours ago‎
It may be recalled that a few years ago whistleblower and National Security Agency (NSA) former contractor Edward Snowden had made startling revelations on the US' intelligence gathering that shook the xountry as well as the world. He had leaked secret ...
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NSA plans to merge offensive, defensive hacking operations

The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
WASHINGTON - The U.S. National Security Agency on Monday outlined a reorganization that will consolidate its spying and domestic cyber-security operations, despite recommendations by a presidential panel that the agency focus solely on espionage.
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American Citizens And The Israeli Military: Together As Victims Of The NSA

Daily Caller - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
It shows the kind of unwarranted paranoia which President Obama has unleashed against United States citizens through the National Security Agency, such as access to cellular phone metadata of citizens throughout the world and, most importantly, private ...

The trouble with Schrems

Today's Zaman - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
And, in fact, Schrems's lawsuit was heavily informed by Snowden's disclosures, which included details of a US National Security Agency program whereby US companies allegedly handed over to the NSA personal information stored on their computer ...

Mark Willard Unloaded 13635 shares of KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) in an Insider Trade - ‎18 hours ago‎
The KEYW Holding Corporation is a well-known provider of cybersecurity, cyber superiority and geospatial intelligence solutions to the United States Government defense, intelligence and national security agencies, and commercial enterprises. The ...
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EC Announces Privacy Shield Timeframe, Conditions

Forbes - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Key to the CJEU's Schrems decision was the finding that the “national security, public interest and law enforcement requirements of the United States prevail over the safe harbour scheme, so that United States undertakings are bound to disregard ...

Women In Defense National Conference Showcases Leaders Delivering Innovation to National Security

GlobeNewswire (press release) - ‎1 hour ago‎
ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Women In Defense (WID), a national security organization and affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) that cultivates and supports the advancement of women in all areas of ...
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Pre-Dawn Launch Kicks Off Secret Mission Of New US Military Spy Satellite

Tech Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
The towering rocket was carrying a classified National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) NROL-45 spy satellite. The NRO is responsible for designing, building and operating the spy satellites of the United States. The federal agency was set up in 1961, four ...
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Mass surveillance doesn't work – it's time to go back to the drawing board

New Statesman - ‎4 hours ago‎
Another recent study by the New America Foundation found that National Security Agency mass data collection played a role in, at most, 1.8 per cent of terrorism cases examined.

Former DNI and NSA chief Mike McConnell joins Securonix board

SC Magazine - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Securonix, a Los Angeles-based security analytics firm, named former U.S. Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Vice Admiral Mike McConnell to the company's board of advisors.
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US government jet lay in wait for Snowden in Copenhagen

The Guardian - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
A US government jet was lying in wait in Copenhagen to extradite the whistleblower Edward Snowden if he had come to Scandinavia after fleeing to Moscow in June 2013, the Danish government has revealed.

New security measures to protect EU data flows to the US

We Live Security (blog) - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
The original safe harbor agreement was declared 'invalid' in October of last year following a legal challenge arising from the secret US National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance that was revealed by Edward Snowden. The European Court of Justice ...