Security

CHANTILLY, Va. — On a recent Wednesday morning, 100 intelligence analysts crammed into a nondescript conference room here and dialed into a group call with 100 counterparts in Argentina, Brazil, Cyprus, India, the Netherlands, Romania, Spain, Taiwan and Ukraine. As they worked their way around the...

A debate over data security is brewing in Washington. On one side, law enforcement officials warn that new deployments of encryption, the technology that protects our communications and stored data from prying eyes, is leaving the government without the insight it needs to track down...

The password, the chief means of securing access to our most valuable data, has become almost completely useless, no longer even presenting a speed bump for hackers and mischief makers. There are a myriad of problems with the password in the modern computing context. We are...

'We have significantly reduced registration errors and lowered our duplicate medical record rate to 0.11 percent of our patient census' Offering a novel answer to a complex security challenge, Imprivata has introduced PatientSecure, a patient identification tool that uses palm vein biometrics to link patients...

First the power goes out. It's not clear what's gone wrong, but cars are starting to jam the streets -- the traffic light are down. And something seems to be going haywire with the subways, too. No one can get to work. And even if they...