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Is Your Credit Card Information Safe With The City Of Portland?

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014

THURSDAY: A new audit shows that Portland is not doing all it can to keep the credit card information of its residents secure.

What Did The Senate Investigation Into CIA Tactics Find?

OPB | April 15, 2014

TUESDAY: McClatchy Newspapers obtained the still-classified conclusions of a Senate investigation into the CIA's use of interrogation tactics.

Sen. Ron Wyden Takes Your Questions

OPB | April 14, 2014

MONDAY: This February, Sen. Ron Wyden took over as chair of the Senate Finance Committee. We'll hear about the new role, and take your questions.

Study Suggests Some Oregon College Students Are Food Insecure

OPB | Feb. 20, 2014

THURSDAY: A new study suggests that many Western Oregon University students are suffering from a lack of access to an adequate supply of healthy food.

Federal Judge Rules Some NSA Activity Likely Unconstitutional

OPB | Dec. 17, 2013

TUESDAY: A federal judge says the National Security Agency's metadata collection program is likely unconstitutional.

Biometric Security Comes To Your Smartphone

OPB | Sept. 24, 2013

The new Apple iPhone 5S's fingerprint scanner has generated a flurry of interest in biometric security features on mobile electronic devices, but are these new systems really more secure?

Perceptions Of Security In Public Places

OPB | April 17, 2013

How secure do you feel when you're in a public space — and what are the factors that influence that perception?

Sen. Wyden Wants Transparency On Drone Program

OPB | Feb. 11, 2013

Ron Wyden questions the Obama administration's use of drones and targeted killings.

Protecting And Punishing Federal Whistleblowers

OPB | Nov. 20, 2012

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden blocked the Intelligence Authorization Bill from passing the Senate last week, saying it could be used to punish federal whistleblowers.

What Can Nature Teach us about National Security?

OPB | Aug. 07, 2012

Rafe Sagarin argues that the officials at the Pentagon could learn a thing or eight from an unlikely source: the octopus.

Cybersecurity Act

OPB | July 27, 2012

The U.S. Senate is scheduled to take up the Cybersecurity Act soon. What would it do exactly?

Hacking Culture

OPB | July 25, 2012

How is computer hacking affecting security in our personal lives and in the country as a whole? 

From the Conventions: World Image

OPB | Aug. 28, 2008

How will a new president change U.S. foreign and security policy - and the U.S. image in the world?