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When Tom Wheeler was the head of the cable industry's biggest lobbying group, he owned the stage of its annual trade show. On Wednesday, he appeared on that stage again but on the other side -- as the chief federal regulator who had recently slapped broad...

IT administrators have been telling Google that they want to be able to limit how Google Drive files can be used. Now, Google is obliging. Google eliminated storage limits for business customers using Google Drive for Work last summer. But unlimited storage isn't enough....

Sometimes the security, IT, risk, and privacy offices just can't get along. Fifteen-year-old girls are the go-to experts on the phenomenon of a "frenemy" -- a person who is both your friend and your enemy. Yet, even 15-year-old girls would agree that leaders of security, privacy,...

Amid the increasing chaos of technology-enabled business disruption, stability has become a quaint notion, and the ability to adapt quickly has become the key to organizational success. Nowhere is that more true than in the role of the chief information officer because the relentless advance...

Last month at the Washington Auto Show, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said he’s considering a plan to collect data about car accidents involving bicyclists and pedestrians. Nearly 5,000 pedestrians were killed in 2012, the most recent year the data is available—a new high. Tens...

A year after President Obama ordered modest changes in how the nation’s intelligence agencies collect and hold data on Americans and foreigners, the administration will announce new rules requiring intelligence analysts to delete private information they may incidentally collect about Americans that has no intelligence...

When bankers of the future decide whether to make a loan, they may look to see if potential customers use only capital letters when filling out forms, or at the amount of time they spend online reading terms and conditions — and not so much...

Heartland, one of the largest retail payment processors in the U.S., has "total confidence" in E3 encryption and so is getting into the breach insurance business. Heartland Payment Systems is so confident in the security of its payment processing technology that, on Jan. 12, it announced...