Attorney general recommendation to fire FBI Director James Comey disregarded crucial internal Justice Department investigation.
The White House's absurd rationale for firing Comey could mask something deeply disturbing.
The slow drip of leaks about the Trump team's Russian connections has given way to something much more threatening.
The technical consensus is clear: Adding 'backdoors' to encryption algorithms weakens everyone's security. So what are the police and intelligence agencies to do?
Research on more than 50 government investigations reveals how partisanship can get in the way of finding answers we all agree on.
A historian and biographer of J. Edgar Hoover answers questions on how FBI director James Comey is handling a position with a dark past.
Huma Abedin's emails belong to her; the search warrant should be served upon her. Once that happens, she can challenge the warrant's legality.
The FBI has a history of abusing search warrants to illegally read Americans' emails. Did the agency just do it again, in the highest of all high-profile situations?
If a computer search would qualify for a warrant if its whereabouts were known, why should simply hiding its location make it legally unsearchable?
Insecurity by design, as the FBI or UK government would have it, is pouring petrol on an already raging fire.
Philosophically speaking our smartphones could be seen as an extension of us. But where does that leave us legally?
The court order to Apple is consistent with the existing law and previous Supreme Court decisions.
Apple says it won't comply with a court order to unlock a terrorism suspect's iPhone for the FBI. Here's the technology at play.
If Apple concedes to the US government's request to hack its own product, it could end up undermining security and privacy for all of us.
If our homes and property are protected from the law, by the law, then our digital devices should be, too.
Apple is pushing back against the FBI's order to decrypt the iPhone of San Bernardino gunman Syed Rizwan Farook for the sake of privacy and security.
Race may have played a role in the muted federal response to the standoff at Malheur Wildlife Refuge, but it goes deeper than that.
While the unacceptably high rate of police murders in South Africa attracts much media coverage, the bigger problem of suicide among police receives little focus.
The tactics used by America's current and potential future enemies are constantly changing. Higher education can help by producing graduates able to work in intelligence communities.
As our ever-increasing use of services like Uber, Lyft and AirBnB show, it's safe to trust other Americans. Time for hitchhking to make a comeback.