The voluntary recommendations are intended to help firms fend off cyberattacks but lack a way to track how corporations follow them or measure their effect.
The National Security Agency collects phone data from less than a third of U.S. calls, officials say, which may undermine the assertion that the program is essential for fighting terrorism.
Freed by a recent legal deal with government lawyers, major technology firms released new data Monday on how often they are ordered to turn over customer information for secret national security investigations ? figures that show that the government collected data on thousands of Americans.
In a seemingly dismal year for Democrats, who face the prospect of losing House seats and possibly control of the Senate, there is one bright spot: a chance to elect governors in several states run by Republicans.
Usher is the latest addition to the list of performers slated for the MTV Video Music Awards, the network revealed to Pop & Hiss. MTV was expected to announce the appearance early Wednesday via its social media platforms, The multi-platinum Grammy winner will open the annual award spectacle, which will air live on Aug. 24 from the Forum in Inglewood. Usher’s performance will coincide with the 20th anniversary of his self-titled debut. At the 2014 BET Awards in June he moved through a retrospective of hits, alongside new single“Good Kisser,” a medley considered one of the night’s highlights. He last performed at the VMA’s in 2010. Meanwhile, buzzy...