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A new iPhone passcode bypass method that works on the latest version of iOS was disclosed just days after Apple patched a similar vulnerability [Read More]
All major web browsers will deprecate support for the older Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 protocols in the first half of 2020 [Read More]
The latest Android leverages Google Cloud’s Titan technology to better protect users’ backed-up application data [Read More]
Apple, Cisco, Mozilla, Kaspersky and others are concerned about Australia's encryption laws, despite the government specifically claiming it will not weaken encryption [Read More]
You might not have a choice if it's a service you use regularly. But for those you no longer use, consider a purge. Plus, it might feel good to get your online life in order, the way organizing a closet does. [Read More]
Wickr has announced the general availability of its secure open access protocol to circumvent censorship for all Wickr Me and Wickr Pro (via admin console) users. [Read More]
Apple chief executive Tim Cook said the company is devoted to protecting people's privacy, with data encrypted and locked away on servers even in China. [Read More]
A new lockscreen bypass method allows access to photos and contacts on the latest iPhone XS running iOS 12 [Read More]
Industry professionals comment on the Facebook data breach that affected 50 million accounts and resulted in the tokens of 90 million users being reset [Read More]
The incident affecting 50 million accounts is the latest in a series of scandals involving Facebook [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Privacy

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Travis Greene's picture
While GDPR doesn’t require encryption, there are four mentions of encryption in GDPR that provide real incentives for organizations to use encryption.
Lance Cottrell's picture
Even while using Tor hidden services, there are still many ways you can be exposed and have your activities compromised if you don’t take the right precautions.
Travis Greene's picture
GDPR is proving disruptive for European citizens who are no longer able to interact with services from outside the EU. And the compliance costs can be significant as well. But are there legitimate concerns of overreach?
Lance Cottrell's picture
Failing to consistently use identity hiding technologies is the most common way to blow your online cover. Just one failure to use your misattribution tools can instantly connect your alias to your real identity.
Preston Hogue's picture
With each new digital industry, process or service comes a new data source that can be compiled and cross referenced, introducing new ways to see into people’s lives, activities and business operations.
Lance Cottrell's picture
Facial recognition systems are becoming cheaper, better, easier to use, and more widely deployed, while social media platforms are creating an ocean of easily identifiable faces that are widely accessible.
Steven Grossman's picture
How can a company protect its information and operations without running askew of data privacy laws and the concerns of its customers?
Jennifer Blatnik's picture
Protecting this data is a necessity as more and more consumers are voluntarily offering up their rights to security or privacy in search for convenience.
Lance Cottrell's picture
By surreptitiously monitoring and engaging with potential attackers and malware developers you can successfully gain information about emerging attack methods, patterns, and practices in the cyber underground.
Jim Ivers's picture
With the advent of connected devices, privacy and security have become tightly linked because theft of private data is often the goal of malicious attacks.