Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) talks to reporters while introducing the Restrict Act with (L-R) Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Sen. Michael Bennett (D-CO), Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) at the U.S. Capitol on March 07, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Bipartisan Senate proposal sets stage for banning TikTok, other foreign tech

The RESTRICT Act would hand Commerce wide-ranging powers to regulate the presence of foreign technology companies such as TikTok.
Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, former head of security at Twitter, testified on Tuesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee on data security at Twitter. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Twitter, Mudge and survival of the quittest

Why corporate Darwinism needs to change so Silicon Valley won't ignore the likes of Twitter whistleblower Peiter "Mudge" Zatko.
Sens. Richard Blumenthal, left, and Lindsey Graham appear at a news conference in Washington, D.C., on March 8, 2018. (JIM WATSON / AFP via Getty Images)

EARN IT Act gets no changes to encryption language in Senate committee

The bill would remove legal liability immunity from tech platforms found in violation of laws regarding child sexual abuse materials. But civil society groups see a dangerous…
Jen Easterly (L), nominee to be the director of DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, and Chris Inglis, nominee to be the National Cyber Director, are sworn-in at their confirmation hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on June 10, 2021. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Biden cyber nominees Easterly, Inglis describe ransomware as urgent national security threat

Americans got their closest look yet of how Chris Inglis and Jen Easterly would approach major cybersecurity issues.