The commission decided today to repeal the regulations put in place under the Obama administration, prompting criticism that the move would not only choke freedom but would compromise security and privacy.
US President Barack Obama, in one of his final acts in office, has granted a commuted the 35 year sentence of Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning, the army soldier who leaked 750,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks.
FireEye's new report assesses the fluctuations in Chinese cyber-activity since Barack Obama and Xi Jinping's momentous talks on intellectual property theft last year.
A new report has called for greater accountability and oversight in the way the government reports the software vulnerabilities that it discovers.
The White House is to make federal agencies release their custom code to the open-source community
President Obama Wednesday signed the Judicial Redress Act into law, a key step to enacting Safe Harbour 2 by allowing EU citizens to use US courts to challenge abuse of their data.
The US Army was forced to close down its official website yesterday after it was defaced by the Syrian Electronic Army. The news came as US President Barack Obama promised Washington will become more 'aggressive' in defending itself against cyber-attacks.
War on encryption could spell economic disaster for US
US President Barack Obama's emails were stolen by Russian hackers, according to new claims.
The US government and the IT industry continue to lock horns over encryption, despite the US president's plea for greater co-operation between government and vendors.
The Obama administration is expected to announce a new intelligence agency charged with sharing intel on cyber-attacks, in the wake of high-profile data breaches at Sony and Target.
The UK and US will increase their co-operation on cyber-security, with some kind of transatlantic 'Waking Shark' banking exercise seemingly in the pipeline.
President Obama's former director of privacy has urged NSA and GCHQ to work together to become more transparent when carrying out surveillance.
US President Barack Obama has announced plans to limit the National Security Agency's `catch all' bulk recording of all phone calls within and traversing the US - with one important caveat.
The Obama administration has launched the Cybersecurity Framework, which aims to educate organisations on the risks facing critical infrastructure systems.
U.S. President Barack Obama has confirmed that the NSA will relax spying on the country's allies as part of the agency review.
The Pentagon will spend an extra $800 million (£520 million) on cyber security initiatives next year, despite defence budget cuts.