Security

WASHINGTON — For years, President Obama has struggled to reconcile a civil libertarian’s belief in personal privacy with a commander-in-chief’s imperatives for the nation’s security. This week, security won. The decision by Mr. Obama’s Justice Department to force Apple to help it breach an iPhone used by...

After a federal court ordered Apple to help unlock an iPhone used by an attacker in a December mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., the company’s chief executive, Timothy D. Cook, penned a passionate letter warning of far-reaching implications beyond the case. The response from other...

Experts says cybercriminals favor these types of attacks because they are reasonably easy to pull off and have a big impact. As hackers hold Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center’s data and demand $3.4 million Bitcoin to give it back, experts say the “hostage situation” likely signals...

Staff directory contains details on over 9,000 employees On Sunday, an account on Twitter posted a Department of Homeland Security staff directory with 9,355 names. Shortly after the DHS data was posted, the account went on to claim that an additional data dump focused on...

In addition to incorporating controls in device designs, makers must also consider ongoing improvements because risks could occur over the device's lifecycle. The Food and Drug Administration has issued draft guidance outlining steps medical device manufacturers should take to counter cybersecurity threats....