Tags Sheldon Whitehouse

Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade reversal sparks calls for strengthening privacy

by Tonya Riley

Data collected by tech companies could be used to prosecute abortion seekers, they warn.

Lawmakers want to restrict user data sales to nations like China, Russia

by Tonya Riley

The bill tasks the Department of Commerce with creating new export rules.

Justice Department officials urge Congress to pass ransomware notification law

by Tonya Riley

But they say Congress should hold the brakes on banning ransomware payments.

Senator raises the specter of 'hack back' once again

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

"We ought to think hard about how and when to license hack-back authority," Whitehouse said at a Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday.

An inspector general's office full of hackers? Two lawmakers say it's a good idea

by Chris Bing

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI., is proposing the creation of an independent inspector generals office that would actively test the cybersecurity of federal, civilian agencies.