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Snowden, Assange top bill at Texas tech gathering

by Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Surveillance. Online privacy. Robots. Food processing. Wearable computers. To get a sense of what's on the minds of the tech industry's thinkers, leaders and tinkerers, it's a good idea to head to... Read more Mar 7 2014, 2:31pm CST
 

Security Experts At RSA Decry Government Hacking

by Forbes
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’ve attended the RSA security conference for many years years and am accustomed to security... Read more Feb 25 2014, 4:21pm CST
 

Edward Snowden Poves that NSA and GCHQ Spied on WikiLeaks

Edward Snowden Poves that NSA and GCHQ Spied on WikiLeaks
by Sumayah Aamir
Not a day goes by when the sneaky Edward Snowden doesn’t let out a novel piece of news that shocks the world. The latest is that the whistleblower has proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that the NSA and GCHQ spied on... Read more Feb 18 2014, 10:56am CST
 

Snowden Got Help in Snooping from NSA Colleague

Snowden Got Help in Snooping from NSA Colleague
by Sumayah Aamir
Edward Snowden didn’t manage his heist singlehandedly. Allegedly he got some help in his snooping activities from an NSA colleague. Snowden gained access to his password and it was “Open Sesame” from there onwards. Read more Feb 14 2014, 3:56am CST
 

Former NSA Security Architect Pushes Email Encryption For The Masses

Former NSA Security Architect Pushes Email Encryption For The Masses
by Forbes
Since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden began divulging information on how vulnerable our personal digital data is – and how much of it security organizations have been helping themselves to – the average web surfer... Read more Feb 10 2014, 5:20pm CST
 

Kerry seeks to calm German anger at NSA reports

by Associated Press
Kerry says US, Germany will put 'bumps in the road' over NSA revelations behind them BERLIN (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that relations with Germany have gone through a "rough patch" recently... Read more Jan 31 2014, 9:28pm CST
 

It Is A Scandal That No One is Investigating the NSA

It Is A Scandal That No One is Investigating the NSA
by Forbes
I am simply stunned that others have not been calling for a full investigation of the NSA surveillance program (see earlier blog).  It has been nearly eight months since The Guardian’s first report on June 5, 2013... Read more Jan 31 2014, 3:57am CST
 

Snowden Calls For Termination Of Unwarranted Surveillance

Snowden Calls For Termination Of Unwarranted Surveillance
by Forbes
This post excerpted from securitycurrent. In a live chat hosted by The Courage Foundation Edward Snowden called on the US to stop the mass collection of telephone records by the NSA, authorized under section 215 of... Read more Jan 24 2014, 5:50am CST
 

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt?

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt?
by Forbes
The complexity of privacy discussions in a hyper-connected world of free services was made clear this morning. In a speech that was high on rhetoric but short on details (which will be made clear in sixty days),... Read more Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm 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
by Forbes
Six months after Edward Snowden began leaking the NSA’s secrets, President Obama has agreed that the way America spies needs to change. But when it comes to the degree of that change, the White House has a long way to... Read more Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm CST
 

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