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  • May 26, 2017

    McCain Blasts $6B Army Communications System 'Failure'

    Armed Services Committee Chair Sen. John McCain vented to the Army’s top general over the service’s fledgling mobile battlefield communications platform at a Thursday hearing, calling the program a "failure."

  • May 26, 2017

    Replying To Lawmakers, DHS Hints At H-1B Program Updates

    In response to an inquiry from lawmakers, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said in a message released Friday that it’s planning to issue new rules and guidance related to the H-1B visa program, consistent with the president’s recent executive order on the issue.

  • May 26, 2017

    EU Agency, Semiconductor Cos. Seek IoT Privacy Standards

    The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security has joined several semiconductor makers in calling upon the European Commission to lay out baseline requirements for the privacy and cybersecurity of connected devices, saying the current lack of guidance is worrisome in light of the rise of the internet of things.

  • May 26, 2017

    DC Circ. Rejects Challenges To TSA Body Scanner Rule

    The D.C. Circuit held Friday that none of the arguments raised in a challenge by several advocacy groups to the Transportation Security Administration’s final rule on airport body scanners merited a published decision, saying the regulation sufficiently responded to their concerns and the panel would defer to the agency’s judgment.

  • May 26, 2017

    UN Bribery Trial Tees Up Questions On FCPA, Corruption

    A trial set this coming week in a complex case against a Chinese businessman accused of bribing U.N. officials sets the stage for a judge to consider unique questions about the scope of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other U.S. bribery laws.

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