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Former judge admits flaws in secret court overseeing NSA programs

WASHINGTON — A former federal judge who served on a secret court overseeing the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance programs denied Tuesday that the judges act as “rubber stamps.” But James Robertson said the system is flawed because of its ...

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House passes pro-business cybersecurity bill

WASHINGTON — Pro-business legislation aimed at helping companies fend off sophisticated foreign hackers sailed through the House on Thursday despite a White House veto threat and an outcry from privacy advocates and civil liberties groups that say it leaves Americans ...

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Cybersecurity research priorities set

Industry, government and academic cybersecurity experts convened at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg for a two-day workshop to establish a research agenda to address threats and vulnerabilities across multiple domains for a wide array of systems ...

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General Dynamics opens lab in Columbia

General Dynamics Corp., of Falls Church, Va., announced the opening of a new cybersecurity laboratory in Columbia. The Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions lab is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to helping commercial and public sector customers prevent, contain and analyze cyber attacks. ...

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Cync incubator adds 3 new companies

Northrop Grumman Corp., a defense company whose Electronic Systems unit is located in Linthicum, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, have expanded the Cync program, a cybersecurity technology incubator initiative, to include three additional companies, among them the program's first international cyber provider.

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