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Naval Academy Breaks Ground on Future Cyber Study Center

The U.S. Naval Academy has started construction work on a $106 million facility on its campus in Annapolis, Maryland to house classes and research work for students in the field of cybersecurity. The Navy said Thursday this multi-story academic building will include classrooms, a lecture hall, research labs, a research and testing …

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Mike Rogers, Dutch Ruppersberger Introduce NSA Surveillance Reform Bill

House Intelligence Committee leaders have introduced a bill that seeks to place new limitations on the National Security Agency‘s phone and electronic data surveillance program, Politico reported Tuesday. Tony Romm writes that Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) unveiled the bipartisan legislation Tuesday. The End Bulk Collection …

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Report: US State Dept Shuts 19 Diplomatic Missions for a Week

The State Department has closed 19 U.S. consulates and embassies for a week after a National Security Agency surveillance program identified a possible al Qaeda-planned attack during the Eid’l Fitr celebration, Reuters reported Monday. Tabassum Zakaria writes a list of regions and areas where diplomatic operations have been suspended from …

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Mike Rogers Wants To Bring Back Cyber Sharing Bill

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) wants to re-introduce cybersecurity legislation as soon as this week that originally passed through the House last spring, he told CBS News Sunday. Rogers told “Face the Nation” he and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) Rogers plan to re-introduce the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and …

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House Lawmaker: Traffic in Arms Regulations Hurt U.S. Space Efforts

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) is claiming International Traffic in Arms Regulations have directly affected U.S. space competitiveness, Defense Systems.com reported. Ruppersberger spoke at the Satellite 2012 conference March 12 in Washington. U.S. space technologies are regulated under ITAR regulations. Two decades ago, the U.S. dominated the space industry with a …

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