NCSC is monitoring the internet to block DDoS and other cyber attacks

The technical director of the National Cyber Security Centre has outlined the agency’s plans to secure the UK through enforcement of network protocols while speaking at the Australia Cyber Conference in Melbourne, reports ZDNet. The NCSC has been … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE NCSC is…

In EPIC Suit, National Archives Identifies Thousands of Kavanaugh E-mails on Surveillance Programs

In EPIC’s Freedom of Information Act suit, the National Archives has now identified thousands of additional records concerning Justice Kavanaugh’s role in controversial White House surveillance programs, including warrantless wiretapping and the Patriot Act. These programs were later suspended, curtailed, or modified by Congress. The…

Happy National Coming Out Day: Stories from Proudflare

Today is the 30th Anniversary of National Coming Out Day. We wanted to share some coming out stories from members of Proudflare and draw attention to resources the Human Rights Campaign provides to those who are thinking about coming out or wish to be supportive…

EPIC Calls on Senate Leaders to Postpone Vote on Kavanaugh Pending Release of White House Emails on Surveillance Programs

Following the release of new information to EPIC in a FOIA lawsuit against the National Archives, EPIC has asked Senator McConnell and Senator Schumer to postpone a vote on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The documents obtained in EPIC v. NARA reveal that Judge…

National Archives Confirms Existence of Numerous Kavanaugh Records on Surveillance Programs

In response to EPIC’s Freedom of Information Act suit, the National Archives has now confirmed that there are hundreds of records concerning Brett Kavanaugh’s role in controversial White House surveillance programs, including warrantless wiretapping and the Patriot Act. The programs were later suspended, curtailed, or…

Following EPIC Petition, National Science Foundation Seeks Public Comment on AI Policy

The National Science Foundation has announced that it is seeking public comment on US policy for artificial intelligence The decision follows a petition by EPIC, leading scientific organizations including AAAS, ACM, FAS, and IEEE, and nearly 100 experts calling for public participation in the work…

NTIA Seeks Comments on ‘Desired Outcomes’ Framework for Privacy Protection

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration—the agency that advises the White House on telecommunications and information policy—released a proposed framework for consumer privacy. The NTIA framework outlines seven “desired outcomes” for the processing of personal data: (1) transparency, (2) control, (3) minimization, (4) security, (5)…

EPIC Seeks Injunction to Compel Release of Kavanaugh Records

EPIC has filed a motion seeking a preliminary injunction against the National Archives to compel the release of Brett Kavanaugh’s White House records about warrantless surveillance and the Patriot Act. EPIC argues that these records are essential to understand Kavanaugh’s views on privacy, and must…

EPIC Sues for Release of Kavanaugh White House Records on Warrantless Surveillance, Patriot Act

EPIC has filed a lawsuit to compel the National Archives and Records Administration to release Brett Kavanaugh’s White House records about warrantless surveillance and the Patriot Act. EPIC’s lawsuit follows the agency’s failure to respond to EPIC’s two urgent Freedom of Information Act requests. In…

Hillicon Valley: Google takes heat from Trump, Congress | US cracking down on foreign hackers | Sanders steps up Amazon attack | Analysts predict iPhone prices would rise if production moved to US

… national security issues’ with anonymous op-ed MORE (Va.), the top … complaint against a North Korean hacker, marking a significant benchmark in … Alibaba’s 20th anniversary, Group CEO Daniel Zhang will succeed … of the board of Alibaba Group,” Ma announced in a … VISIT…