The Most Notorious Rogue Employee Speaks
Revelations in Edward Snowden's new book offer companies strong lessons for safeguarding sensitive data.
Will the Cloud Be Balkanized?
Data nationalism, designed to protect privacy, also threatens to break the cloud into pieces and end the dominance of U.S. providers.
U.S. to Delay Domain Names Handover for a Year
Calls for the U.S. to transfer control of ICANN to an international group have been fueled by Edward Snowden's revelations of NSA spying.
Facebook Sees No Respite From Government Data Requests
Content restriction requests also rose 11% in the second half of 2014, to 9,707. India led the way with 5,832 requests.
“All of This Stuff Can Be Hacked”
The hack of a Dutch manufacturer raises questions about the security of payments via chip-enabled cards and mobile devices.
White House Makes Cyber Defense Plea
“The government won’t leave the private sector to fend for itself,” says a top White House official in announcing a new center for cyber threats.
China Expects Tech Companies to Disclose Source Code
U.S. business groups are calling on China to postpone the government's new draconian cyber-security rules for tech vendors.
Consumers Have ‘Lost Control’ of Their Private Data
In a new survey on privacy from the Pew Research Center, adults express insecurity about businesses' access to their personal information.
Privacy Groups Urge Obama to Reject Senate Cyber-Security Bill
Their major objection: it doesn’t offer solutions to cyber-security, only info sharing between businesses and the government.
Post-Snowden, Security Is No Longer Just a Feature
New communications and messaging products like Telegram have user and data security as their defining quality.