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Zuckerberg voices frustration with Obama over NSA

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he has called President Barack Obama to express his frustration over what he...

Mar 13 2014, 5:02pm CDT

Snowden, Assange top bill at Texas tech gathering

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Surveillance. Online privacy. Robots. Food processing. Wearable computers. To get a sense of what's on the...

Mar 7 2014, 2:31pm CST

Target exec's departure puts spotlight on CIOs

NEW YORK (AP) — The departure of Target's chief information officer in the wake of the company's massive pre-Christmas data bre...

Mar 5 2014, 11:51pm CST

Security Statistics Show That We Need To Reinvent Enterprise IT

Often the conversation about the security of technology systems is parsed in terms that suggest the biggest risk vector comes f...

Mar 4 2014, 1:26pm CST

Yahoo Users' Sexy Video Chats Intercepted By Intelligence Agency

Yahoo Users' Sexy Video Chats Intercepted By Intelligence Agency

The latest of the Snowden leaks may be the most salacious. The Guardian reports that Britain’s surveillance agency GCHQ ran a p...

Feb 27 2014, 10:51am CST

Security Experts At RSA Decry Government Hacking

There’s an old expression, “I’ve met the enemy and he is us.” When it comes to cyber-security, “us” may just stand for “U.S.” I...

Feb 25 2014, 4:21pm CST

AP Exclusive: Health law cybersecurity challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Obama administration raced to meet its self-imposed deadline for online health insurance markets, secu...

Feb 25 2014, 1:51pm CST

Home Security Systems and Their Incredible Uses

Home Security Systems Have Incredible Uses

A home security system can be a bulwark against thieves and burglars. But the other incredible uses to which such safety insura...

Feb 25 2014, 4:42am CST

How To Prevent Becoming The Next Target

How To Prevent Becoming The Next Target

Welcome to another installment in my cybersecurity for business owners series. Black Hat held a good webinar today on securing...

Feb 20 2014, 3:06pm CST

Former NSA Security Architect Pushes Email Encryption For The Masses

Former NSA Security Architect Pushes Email Encryption For The Masses

Since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden began divulging information on how vulnerable our personal digital data is – and how...

Feb 10 2014, 5:20pm CST

How Secure is Your Health Data?

How Secure is Your Health Data?

By Julie Steele Dr. Andrew Litt, Chief Medical Officer at Dell, made a thoughtful blog post last week about the trade-offs inhe...

Feb 6 2014, 8:10am CST

States Scrambling to Curtail government surveillance

States Scrambling to Curtail government surveillance

States hope steps to rein in government surveillance will prompt federal changes PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Angry over revelations o...

Feb 5 2014, 2:40am CST

Internet firms: How much Spying does Government do thru NSA spy

Internet firms: How much Spying does Government do thru NSA spy

Freed by deal with government, Internet firms release new data on NSA surveillance requests WASHINGTON (AP) — Freed by a recent...

Feb 4 2014, 12:22am CST

The Commerce Department To The Rescue On Surveillance Reform?

The Commerce Department To The Rescue On Surveillance Reform?

Despite the hype surrounding the President’s January speech on NSA surveillance reform, his much-anticipated remarks placated f...

Jan 31 2014, 3:32am CST

Get Ready for Your Next Generation Customers--Millennial Man

Survey Shows Most American Execs Are Out of Touch With IT?

Many American executives are out of touch with their IT department, putting them at risk for security issues and data loss. Whe...

Jan 29 2014, 11:50pm CST

7 Israeli Security Companies Capable of Protecting the Sochi Olympics

7 Israeli Security Companies Capable of Protecting the Sochi Olympics

The 22nd Winter Olympics are to be held in short time in Sochi, Russia. The news leading up to one of the world’s greatest spor...

Jan 29 2014, 5:07pm CST

Trustwave Demonstrates Malware Records Touchscreen Swipes To Record Your PIN

Gov't, Internet companies Compromise on disclosure

US reaches deal with Internet companies on requests to reveal demands for customer information WASHINGTON (AP) — The government...

Jan 28 2014, 2:20am CST

Warrantless Arrest by Predator Drone Sends North Dakota Man to Jail

Warrantless Arrest by Predator Drone Sends North Dakota Man to Jail

What do you say to a drone that makes an arrest? “Book him, Predator?” This was no joke for a North Dakota farmer who has the d...

Jan 28 2014, 2:10am CST

Snowden Calls For Termination Of Unwarranted Surveillance

Snowden Calls For Termination Of Unwarranted Surveillance

This post excerpted from securitycurrent. In a live chat hosted by The Courage Foundation Edward Snowden called on the US...

Jan 24 2014, 5:50am CST

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Tech industry: Obama's NSA reforms 'insufficient'

Tech industry group calls Obama's NSA speech 'thoughtful, but insufficient' SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Technology compa...

Jan 18 2014, 1:06pm CST

Obama Calls For 'New Approach' On NSA Surveillance--Not 'New' Enough For Critics

Obama Calls For 'New Approach' On NSA Surveillance--Not 'New' Enough For Critics

Six months after Edward Snowden began leaking the NSA’s secrets, President Obama has agreed that the way America spies needs to...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm CST

I4U news

Questions and answers about Obama's new NSA rules

Questions and answers about Obama's plan to rein in NSA snooping on phone records and emails WASHINGTON (AP) — Pr...

Jan 17 2014, 12:21pm CST

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AP Source: NSA phone data control may come to end

AP Source: President Barack Obama to call for ending NSA's control of Americans' phone data WASHINGTON (AP) — Pre...

Jan 17 2014, 6:21am CST

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Cybersecurity chief had qualms over health website

HHS cybersecurity chief says health care website tests didn't follow security 'best practices' WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

Two months ago, L.A.-based security researcher Kristian Erik Hermansen was signing up for Obamacare via the Covered California...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

7 Ways To Protect Yourself Against A Data Breach

7 Ways To Protect Yourself Against A Data Breach

As business owners, we know that we could be doing a better job protecting our data.  We should be more responsible, have bette...

Dec 31 2013, 9:16am CST

I4U news

ACA Website Security Worries? Trust Us; We're With The Government

You’ve probably heard that President Obama signed up for Affordable Care Act (aka. ObamaCare) health care. Well, sort of. He wo...

Dec 29 2013, 8:06am CST

The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013

The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013

Forget “twerking” and “selfies.” Dictionary.com dubbed “privacy” the word of the year in 2013. Here at The Not-So Private Parts...

Dec 23 2013, 8:26am CST

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UN votes to protect privacy in digital age

General Assembly approves resolution aimed at protecting privacy against unlawful surveillance UNITED NATIONS (AP...

Dec 20 2013, 8:37am CST

Internet Giants Jointly Urge Government to Reform Surveillance Policy

Internet Giants Jointly Urge Government to Reform Surveillance Policy

About eight Internet giants jointly urged the US government to reform its surveillance policy. After Edward Snowden’s whistle b...

Dec 9 2013, 8:35am CST

Obama Administration to Look into Facial Recognition Technology

Obama Administration to Look into Facial Recognition Technology

The American government is to look into the matter of facial recognition technology. Especially, the Obama administration wants...

Dec 4 2013, 9:43am CST

GCHQ Also Involved in Mass Surveillance with Many EU Agencies

GCHQ Also Involved in Mass Surveillance with Many EU Agencies

UK spy agency GCHQ also worked with several European nations for spying on Internet traffic. NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden...

Nov 2 2013, 8:54am CDT

NSA Washington March is for 'Stop Watching Us'

NSA Washington March is for 'Stop Watching Us'

The NSA Washington march against mass surveillance was started by Capitol reflection pool on Saturday. Thousands of people gath...

Oct 27 2013, 4:07am CDT

NSA Spies on Financial Networks

NSA Spies on International Financial Networks

According to the latest news leaked by Edward Snowden, the NSA is actively spying on international payments done by different f...

Sep 16 2013, 3:57am CDT

Google Boosts User Data Encryption Against NSA Surveillance

Google Boosts User Data Encryption Against NSA Surveillance

The agencies that spy on the world’s emails are way ahead of those who try to catch up with them. Yet a search engine giant suc...

Sep 7 2013, 5:44am CDT

NSA Surveillance Reach Goes Very Far Indeed, Covers 75% US Internet Traffic

NSA Surveillance Reach Goes Very Far Indeed, Covers 75% US Internet Traffic

According to the latest data, the NSA has a spying network that is sprawled all over the United States and the rest of the worl...

Aug 21 2013, 8:31am CDT

XKeyscore is the NSA’s Top Secret Tool of Internet Surveillance

XKeyscore is the NSA’s Top Secret Tool of Internet Surveillance

The XKeyscore is the NSA’s top secret and widest reaching tool of Internet surveillance. Via this superior method of spying, th...

Jul 31 2013, 10:50am CDT

FBI and NSA Also Tapping Tech Firms’ Data

Tapping of Tech Firms’ Data

The Obama administration confirmed its complicity in the surveillance of information that was strictly confidential. The tappin...

Jun 7 2013, 6:08am CDT

NSA Collecting Phone Records of Millions of Verizon Customers Daily

NSA Collecting Phone Records of Millions of Verizon Customers Daily

The latest news has it that the NSA is snooping around into the phone records of millions of Verizon customers. Under a judge’s...

Jun 6 2013, 4:40am CDT

Citizen Surveillance is helping out Officials to put pieces togather

Citizen Surveillance is helping out Officials to put pieces togather

In today’s abundent growing world of technology, there are concerns uprooting in pepples about their privacy. In Boston, law en...

Apr 18 2013, 9:00am CDT