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White House puts the kibosh on encryption bill

A draft bill pending in the Senate would require device manufacturers to include encryption workarounds in their products for law enforcement access, but the White House declined to provide public support for the bill, Reuters reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources.

Obama works to upgrade White House tech

As President Obama prepares to leave office, one of the legacies he plans to leave is an information technology overhaul at the White House.

Spotlight: White House rolls out digital resources to accompany SCOTUS announcement

President Obama will announce his nominee to the Supreme Court on Wednesday and the White House unveiled this morning a variety of digital resources to support the news.

Cyber absent in President's final State of the Union address

When President Obama addressed Congress for his final State of the Union Address last night, he failed to include cybersecurity.

US, China in high-level talks for cyber arms deal in advance of major Obama-Xi meeting

In advance of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the United States on Sept. 24, officials from both nations are trying to hammer out an agreement to not attack each other's infrastructure with cyber weapons during peacetime.

Examining the slow pace of judicial confirmations

As the Senate left for its month-long recess on Aug. 7, it had confirmed only five judges so far in 2015.

Examining the slow pace of judicial confirmations

As the Senate left for its month-long recess on Aug. 7, it had confirmed only five judges so far in 2015.

Coalition: Senate bill aimed at boosting private sector cybersecurity data sharing is 'a train wreck'

Sixty-eight security experts, technology companies and civil society groups sent a letter to President Obama July 27, urging him to threaten to veto the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015.

Justice Department won't look to Supreme Court to lift order blocking Obama immigration action

Last year, the president announced he would offer deportation relief and three-year work permits to roughly 4 million undocumented immigrants, mostly parents who have lived in the country for at least five years and have children who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Justice Department won't look to Supreme Court to lift order blocking Obama immigration action

Last year, the president announced he would offer deportation relief and three-year work permits to roughly 4 million undocumented immigrants, mostly parents who have lived in the country for at least five years and have children who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.