The Senate Commerce Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday about ways to protect consumers from major data breaches. Watch live here.
By Corinne Segal
You’ve probably been told it’s dangerous to open unexpected attachment files in your email – just like you shouldn’t open suspicious packages in your mailbox. But have you been warned against scanning unknown QR codes or just taking a picture…
By Jeremy Straub, The Conversation
With the budget proposal shaping up from the new administration, all of us who depend on data to understand the world we live in must be fiercely vigilant about the implications for data availability and data integrity.
By Heidi Hartmann
Since the election, members of many scientific and research groups have been archiving government data they believe could be jeopardized by the new administration. Their fear is that without data, you can’t have environmental regulation. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien took…
By PBS NewsHour
Rosling, a Swedish statistician, doctor and viral mathematics entertainer whose TED Talks made complicated statistics more accessible, died this week at 68.
By Larisa Epatko
With Russia so much in the news lately, we decided to take a closer look at Russia itself with the help of two regional experts.
By Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
A department official told The Associated Press on Friday that hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months.
By Laura Santhanam
In 2014, 2.6 million Americans died, according to the latest available data from the National Center for Health Statistics.
By Sarah Breitenbach, Stateline
With few protections on the privacy of student data beyond a decades-old federal law, states have been scrambling to regulate how student data is collected and stored.
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