Security

To help firefighters, the California State Assembly is considering giving them permission to take out drones in their way. A bill being considered in the California Assembly would allow first responders to shoot drones out of the sky if they are hindering their job. This is...

Microsoft explores new security strategies based on virtualization to better protect enterprise customers from malware and identity theft. When we're talking about Windows 10 features, security upgrades are often edged out of the spotlight by flashy additions like Cortana for desktop, Microsoft Edge, and Universal Apps....

Insights into controls challenges and solutions Few words spark more angst in business circles than “controls.” No one wants to be controlled yet controls are an integral part to any business. Unfortunately, many people equate the word to a costly compliance exercise largely thanks to the...

'Organizations must pay particular attention to HIPAA's requirements when using Internet-based document sharing applications' Does your hospital permit employees to use a file-sharing app to store patients' protected health information? Better think again. A Massachusetts hospital is paying up and reevaluating its privacy and security policies...

To listen to cybersecurity experts talk shop can be akin to watching a horror film: It’s scary but you can’t seem to turn away. They use terms such as “the dark web,” “takers,” “buyers,” “key strokers” and “memory dumpers” to describe a world where hackers, who...

Streamlined blogging platform Medium rolled out a new login process Monday that throws the trusty old password out the window. Instead, you simply enter an email address or phone number, and a temporary login link lands in your inbox or phone—just like password reset or...