Privacy advocates say facial recognition can be an agent of authoritarian surveillance; others say it’s an invaluable tool to combat kidnapping, locate lost children and track down criminals on the run.
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Cloud migration and automated systems, data privacy and encryption all remain central issues for the FBI as it considers its mandate and role in the modern digital age.
A full 98 percent of US enterprises have embarked on information governance (IG) projects, dramatically up from just 10 percent last year.
Researchers warn of malware infecting 500,000 popular routers in a campaign mostly targeting the Ukraine, but also 54 other countries.
A bug in Comcast’s activation website for its Xfinity routers leaked sensitive customer data.
Records for a mobile app that parents can use to monitor what their kids are doing online has been exposed in the latest Amazon Web Services cloud misconfiguration.
The U.S. Senate gave the nod to restoring the 2015 Open Internet Order, putting net neutrality on the fast track to a House vote.
The flaws threaten to expose corporate communications in Outlook as well as the messages of at-risk users like political dissidents.
Florida-based phone maker BLU is facing an FTC complaint over allegations it shared detailed personal user data with a third-party firm that included full text messages, call logs and contact lists.
Secure-messaging firm Signal was told by Amazon not to use its AWS servers for domain-fronting, a technique used to enable communications in countries such as Egypt, Oman, Qatar and UAE where the service is banned.