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Any U.S. company that operates a website that collects user information (a log-in form, or perhaps a subscription application) could unwittingly collect protected European PII. [Read More]
DigiCert addresses the concerns raised by Mozilla and others regarding its acquisition of Symantec’s certificate business [Read More]
Firefox will soon provide users with increased privacy by blocking browser fingerprinting performed through the HTML5 canvas element. [Read More]
Apple will let you unlock the iPhone X with your face -- a move likely to bring facial recognition to the masses, along with concerns over how the technology may be used for nefarious purposes. [Read More]
A law coming into force will give the Kremlin greater control over what Russians can access online ahead of a presidential election next March. [Read More]
Microsoft releases Sonar, an open source linting and scanning tool that helps web developers find performance and security issues [Read More]
DUHK attack: vulnerability in outdated X9.31 random number generator allows hackers to recover encryption keys and read VPN and web browsing session data [Read More]
Microsoft drops lawsuit against US government after DoJ issued new rules limiting the use of secrecy orders that prevent firms from telling customers law enforcement accessed their data [Read More]
UK's Financial Conduct Authority launches investigation into massive Equifax breach [Read More]
Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) informs users of Whois security incident that led to the exposure of passwords [Read More]

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David Holmes's picture
The portion of encrypted traffic keeps rising, so IT security administrators will be forced to do more SSL decryption if they are to get any value at all out of their fancy security tools.
Travis Greene's picture
To understand why return on Access Governance is lower versus other security technologies, we first need to understand why Access Governance is implemented in the first place.
David Holmes's picture
In the initial hours after the Paris attacks by Islamic terrorists, when the PlayStation 4 rumor was first circulating, I decided to see exactly what kind of encryption the PS4 uses for its messaging system.
Torsten George's picture
To achieve continuous compliance and monitoring, organizations are forced to automate many otherwise manual, labor-intensive tasks.
Torsten George's picture
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework is an important building block, but still just the first step towards implementing operationalized defenses against cyber security risks.
James McFarlin's picture
U.S tech giants are playing a game of high-stakes global brinksmanship around who has rights to control their data, which impacts their European growth prospects, business models, and ultimately stock valuations.
Marcus Ranum's picture
To communicate about our metrics, we need ways that we can ground our experience in terms of “normal” for us; Otherwise, we really can't communicate our metrics effectively with anyone who isn't in a similar environment.
Adam Firestone's picture
The misconception that Internet privacy equals anonymity must be dispelled if cyberspace is to be a secure and safe place. At the same time, mechanisms must be incorporated to ensure that communications remain confidential and resistant to unauthorized alteration by third parties.
Mark Hatton's picture
The oversight for the protection of healthcare information is only getting tighter, and it is incumbent upon the security teams to ensure healthcare professionals have all the tools necessary to improve patient outcomes, while we worry about keeping the bad guys away.
Tal Be'ery's picture
The Google-backed "Certificate Transparency" initiative has gained much momentum and may have a real chance to amend the battered Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI).