Security

Be a better builder. Most resolutions revolve around physical self-improvement—diet, exercise, and the like. Why not take a breath and tend to your digital health as well? Here are some ways to make your online life a little more manageable, so you can take better care...

Look around any crowded place nowadays and it’s quite clear that many of us have literally become prisoners of our own devices: smartphones, tablets, laptops — anything and everything with an Internet connection. Our lifestyles practically require us to always be on, and connected to...

Government surveillance erodes user trust. Congress tucked a sweeping surveillance bill into a late-night budget deal earlier this week. The controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act has been given the green light by the White House, even though it was widely opposed by many top tech companies...

SAN FRANCISCO — In the hours after 14 people were killed in San Bernardino, Calif., a familiar voice celebrated the attacks on Twitter: “California, we have already arrived with our soldiers. Decide how to be your end, with knife or bomb.” That comment was posted from...

Following an 11-year battle, Nicholas Merrill finally gets to publicly talk about the FBI's National Security Letter, which demanded he hand over a wide swath of private information about one of his ISP customers. Nicholas Merrill, founder of a small ISP, disclosed publicly on Monday...

Healthcare IT security: you have a bad reputation. When it gets down to healthcare there’s always a little chuckle about how bad they are This year was among the worst in cybersecurity across the healthcare sector. On average, companies that got breached did not know it for...