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Ranking member Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., (L) speaks as Committee Chairman Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., looks on during a hearing before Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Congress reaches compromise on draft privacy legislation

The newly proposed federal privacy framework comes with protections for biometric data and against discrimination.
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U.S. Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Vincent Iglesias participates in Cyber Shield 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Stephanie A. Hargett)

Senators want National Guard on call for cyberattacks

The legislation would give the National Guard a bigger role in defending everything from election systems to dams from cyberattacks.