Former DHS secretary Tom Ridge said at the Kaspersky Lab Cybersecurity Summit that U.S. critical infrastructure will be a target as long as the public and private sector balk on sharing attack and threat data.
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Bruce Schneier said during his Source Boston keynote that history will not look kindly on society’s tradeoff of privacy for convenience in the age of surveillance.
U.S. regulators are warning banks about a recent rash of ATM fraud and the ongoing risks DDoS attacks targeting public websites can pose.
The one threat that some experts have warned about for years and has never emerged is cyber terrorism, a former top U.S. intelligence official said.
The NSA searches the data it collects incidentally on Americans, including phone calls and emails, during the course of terrorism investigations.
Internet service providers in Turkey have been intercepting traffic to Google’s DNS servers and redirecting it.
The makers of Fandango and Credit Karma have settled with the Federal Trade Commission after the commission charged that they deliberately misrepresented the security of their apps and failed to validate SSL certificates.
The federal government is looking for a way to relax the laws to make it simpler for law enforcement agents to target and compromise the computers of suspects involved in criminal cases.
The White House released a five-point plan that would end bulk collection of phone call metadata by the government as it exists today.
The Google transparency report shows an increase in user requests from the government but a drop in compliance from the company.