House to offer bill blocking government hacking powers

Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) on Tuesday will offer the companion to a Senate bill blocking a Justice Department request to expand federal hacking powers. At issue is a proposed amendment to little-known criminal procedure rules that will take effect in December unless Congress acts. The Senate legislation, a one-page bill…


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House approves bill allowing DHS to work with universities on cybersecurity

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation that aims to strengthen ties between universities and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The draft legislation, sponsored…


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Activists Warn about Pakistan’s Controversial Cyber-Crime Bill Could Hurt Freedom of Speech

A cyber-crime bill passed by Pakistan’s lower house of Parliament last week is too vague, said activists, warning it could be used to restrict the freedom of speech in the South Asian nation. The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill–created by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s government last year to combat terrorism…


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Cyber crime bill passed to prevent online harassment

Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rahman has said that newly passed cybercrime bill by the National Assembly would help prevent online harassment, cyber stalking and blackmailing. Talking to a news channel, the minister said that people who threat, scare and post objectionable material online against any other citizen…


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Privacy advocates criticize new anti-encryption bill

The tech community is up in arms against the official version of an anti-encryption bill by Sens. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), which was released on Wednesday. The Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016 would require companies like Apple and Google to decrypt customers’ data upon request…


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House passes bill to strengthen chemical facility security

John Wagley Top Priority Sector:  disaster_preparedness_emergency_response The House passed a bill last week approving the continuation of a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) program aimed to secure American chemical facilities. Passed by voice vote, H.R. 4007, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Program Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014 codifies…


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Nightmare for Americans: Senate committee passes CISA Cybersecurity Bill

Despite warnings from Anonymous, Senate committee on Tuesday passes the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) during a closed session. The bill may increase NSA‘s power to collect personal data of American citizens, according to critics. The CISA bill was drafted by Senator Saxby Chambliss and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-CA – widely known as a…


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Groups say information-sharing CISA bill would threaten individual privacy

John Wagley Top Priority Sector:  cyber_security A group of privacy organizations has written a letter to Congress saying that a newly released draft version of a bill, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014 (CISA), which aims to improve private and public sector sharing of cyber threat information, could pose…


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#OpCISA: Anonymous threatens congressmen & their families over cyber security bill

The hacktivist collective Anonymous going with the Twitter handle of Anon_Messenger has threatened congress lawmakers to back off over CISA cyber security bill if they value the “sanctity of their loved ones” and themselves or face the consequences in shape of massive on ground protest. Anonymous has released two video messages…


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Border Patrol Union commends Senate committee’s passage of pay reform bill

Top Priority Sector:  border_security The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), which represents more than 16,500 Border Patrol agents and support staff, has registered its approval and support of the recent Senate committee passage of legislation to reform the Border Patrol pay system. Homepage position:  1 read more View full…


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Groups fear bill would allow free flow of data between private sector and NSA

A draft U.S. Senate bill aimed at making it easier for organizations to share cyberthreat information poses serious threats to personal privacy, several rights groups said in a letter to Congress on Thursday. View full post on Computerworld Cybercrime and Hacking News ________________ Other Sites You May Like: http;//AmIHackerProof.com –…


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Senators Murray, Collins introduce bill to enhance short line rail safety resources

Top Priority Sector:  infrastructure_protection Image Caption:  Sen. Susan Collins U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Susan Collins (R-ME), Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for Transportation, have introduced a bill that would authorize a new Short Line Rail Safety Institute to enhance the safety practices and culture…


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Anonymous Denmark targets Socialist Party (SF) for signing Internet surveillance bill

The online hacktivist Anonymous has target Denmark’s political party (Socialistisk Folkeparti, SF in Danish language) for signing and passing mass Internet surveillance bill from the parliament yesterday. Despite criticism from experts and human right organizations, the Danish parliament approved bill that will allow government to keep track of user’s activity on…


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Bill Johnson, CEO and Port Director, gives rousing cheer for Port of Miami, state of Florida, and financial turnaround

Top Priority Sector:  maritime_port_security Image Caption:  Super Post-Panamax cranes At the 11th Port Security Operations Conference and Expo, which took place in Miami this week, Bill Johnson, CEO and Port Director of the Port of Miami, opened up the conference with a rousing speech celebrating the dramatic financial, management, and…


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Bill to secure government websites clears House committee

John Wagley Top Priority Sector:  cyber_security Image Caption:  Rep. Kerry Bentivolio  A bill introduced by Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-MI) to improve the security of government websites has been unanimously approved by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Homepage position:  1 read more View full post on Government Security News…


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Mo. bill would make it harder to fire police chiefs

Author: Garey McKee By Mark Schlinkmann St. Louis Post-Dispatch Tired of getting caught in political cross-fire, police chiefs are seeking job protection. The Missouri Police Chiefs Association convinced the state Legislature last month to make it more difficult for cities to dismiss their chiefs. But the Missouri Municipal League, which…


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Bio attack/pandemic preparedness bill approved by Congress

Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  disaster_preparedness_emergency_response A bill that improves the ability of U.S. infrastructure to respond to a bioterror or pandemic has been approved by both the House and Senate and now awaits the president’s signature to become law. The bill, Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013…


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Lieberman ‘kill switch’ bill for internet

articles with links: TYT Network Govt Has Kill Switch To Shut Down Internet www.youtube.com Cnet.com Internet ‘kill switch’ bill will return, January 24, 2011 news.cnet.com Alex Jones Internet ‘kill switch’ bill gets a makeover www.infowars.com —————————————— What is more threatening to the US between these two a Cyber war or…


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New year, new cyber bill introduced by lawmakers

The Cybersecurity and American Cyber Competitiveness Act of 2013 comes after a bill with similar aims failed to pass last year. View full post on Latest articles from SC Magazine News Hi Tech Crime Solutions http://TheCyberWars.com, http://www.GregoryDEvans.net, http://computer-security-expert.com, http://www.hackerforhireusa.com


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