From nation states or black hats hacking the power grid to water filtration plants, the threats are both real and overblown.
The letter sent by Senators Ron Wyden, Martin Heinrich, and Mazie Hirono underscores long-running tensions between the committee and the CIA, and comes ahead of CIA Director John Brennan's first public testimony before the committee in two years.
The Obama administration calls itself the most transparent in history — yet remains extraordinarily secretive. Still, this year saw several victories in the fight for greater government transparency.
Documents obtained exclusively by VICE News detail how closely CIA officers worked with filmmakers Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal as they made their movie about the hunt for Osama bin Laden.
VICE News correspondent Jason Leopold joined On The Line to discuss his new report, “The Google Search That Made the CIA Spy on the US Senate.”
More than 300 pages of declassified documents released to VICE News reveal what occurred after a Senate staffer accidentally stumbled upon damning internal CIA documents related to the agency's torture program.
A 2009 letter written by then-CIA director Leon Panetta and obtained exclusively by VICE News explained the CIA's new approach.
Documents obtained exclusively by VICE News reveal the identity of the contractor, which had been closely guarded since 2009.
The CIA commissioned its own internal report on the agency's 'enhanced interrogation' program, but almost nothing has been known about it — till now.