Microsoft announced a two-month bug bounty for its new Project Spartan browser.
The chief privacy officers of Microsoft, Facebook and Google today at RSA Conference discussed how their respective companies want to put more privacy controls in users’ hands.
A data-mining advanced persistent threat hit a handful of high profile targets last year, including the White House’s computer network.
SAN FRANCISCO–The discussion about information sharing has been going on in the security community since before there was a security community, but the tone and shape of the conversation have changed recently thanks to an executive order from the Obama administration and the relentless drumbeat of attacks and data breaches. The benefits of sharing threat intelligence are[…]
SAN FRANCISCO–The more things change, the more they stay the same. Thirty years ago, Adi Shamir, one of the inventors of the RSA algorithm, was asked to do a keynote speech at a conference and spoke about his laws of computer security. They were a set of principles that he developed over the years relating[…]
CERT researcher Will Dormann presented an update on his research looking at Android apps that fail to validate SSL; Google meanwhile, says it will get stricter with enforcement.
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. House of Representatives is likely to pass an information sharing bill this week and that bill is just as likely to become law in the coming months, according to a panel of Experts at the RSA Conference in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO–One of the downsides to being a software company with a huge customer base is that your products are going to be prime targets for attackers. But the flip side to that coin is that you’re going to gather a lot of data about vulnerabilities and attacks. Microsoft has been collecting that data for[…]
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson pitched RSA Conference attendees on working for the department’s NCCIC initiative, as well as providing help on solving the NSA’s frontdoor problem.
An issue with the content-control software NetNanny could open users’ systems up to man-in-the-middle (MiTM) attacks, HTTPS spoofing and intercept, researchers warned Monday.