Two Stanford University researchers are conducting a study using crowdsourcing to show that the NSA's culling of telephone metadata can reveal a lot about an individual. I joined the crowd to find out what the metadata says about me.
Fraudsters continually find new ways to attack, but too many organizations rely on old, unsuccessful methods to detect and prevent fraud. This is the premise, says David Mattos, VP Sales, with Easy Solutions.
In a preliminary step toward enactment of a new EU data protection law, the European Parliament on March 12 approved a draft proposal for a comprehensive overhaul of the EU's 1995 data protection directive.
One key factor in efforts to reduce reliance on passwords for authentication will be international acceptance of the FIDO Alliance's soon-to-be released protocol for advanced authentication, says Michael Barrett, the alliance's president.
Attackers likely purchased malware in underground "cybercrime-as-a-service" markets to use in recent credit card breaches, including the Target Corp. attack, a new report from McAfee Labs asserts. Adam Wosotowsky explains the report's findings.
At his March 11 Senate confirmation hearing, Navy Vice Adm. Michael Rogers, chosen by President Obama to be the next director of the National Security Agency, declines to characterize NSA leaker Edward Snowden as a traitor.
Disclosing that it fulfilled only 11 percent of the requests for customer information from U.S. law enforcement agencies during the second half of 2013, Microsoft reiterates its call for an international framework that protects customers' rights.