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May 31, 2016 In The News

Two House lawmakers with computer-science expertise are warning their colleagues to improve their cybersecurity hygiene as hackers get smarter and increasingly target government officials.

"The ease with which foreign governments, criminal syndicates, and everyday hackers can access your smartphone, tablet, desktop, or laptop is frightening," Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) wrote Monday in a "Dear Colleague" letter to the entire House of Representatives, the text of which was shared with the Daily Dot.

May 31, 2016 In The News

Human rights groups say Saudi-led coalition warplanes improperly used U.S.-made cluster bombs in Yemen, posing a danger to civilians two months after a cease-fire was struck in the country's civil war.

A report issued Monday by Amnesty International was the latest by non-governmental aid groups to claim misuse of the controversial munitions, which spray hundreds of soda-can-sized bomblets over an area the size of a football field. 

May 26, 2016 Press Release

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May 19, 2016 Press Release

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Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in response to the Republican-led House Rules Committee ruling an important cybersecurity amendment (Number 136) out of order during debate of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

May 19, 2016 Press Release

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Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in response to House passage of his amendment (Number 328) to the National Defense Authorization Act: To express a sense of Congress that it is the policy of the United States to support a denuclearized Korean peninsula.

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