A team of New York University students architected a permissioned blockchain system called Votebook that could be applied to secure electronic voting. Their solution was the winning entry of the Cybersecurity Case Study Competition sponsored by Kaspersky Lab and The Economist.
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EFF is dismayed by the cavalier attitude by law enforcement over warrantless searches of trillions of phone records and its refusal to turn over documents.
Opponents of the controversial Rule 41 say they are committed to fighting the government’s expanded powers.
In the wake of the Pentagon and Army bug bounties, the government continues to engage researchers with the publication of the DoD’s vulnerability disclosure program.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including this week’s House hearing on the Internet of Things, Samy Kamkar’s PoisonTap tool, and Windows 10’s ransomware protections.
IBM introduced on Wednesday a new Cyber Range attack simulator during the opening of its global security headquarters in Cambridge, Mass.
Technologists, including Bruce Schneier, testifying before a House committee today on IoT security said that regulation could be the only answer to solving existing vulnerabilities.
A lobbying organization sent a letter to President-Elect Donald Trump, asking him to support the expansion of strong encryption and reform government surveillance activities.
The government announced its second bug bounty program called Hack the Army, which will concentrate on finding bugs in recruiting websites and databases.
Security experts monitoring cyber-chatter for virtual and real-world threats against U.S. Election Day targets don’t believe there will be cyberattack or al-Qaeda terror attack this Tuesday.