Jun 4, 2019
Quest Diagnostics, a leading American clinical laboratory company, announced today that 11.9 million patients may have been compromised in a vendor-related incident.
Oct 23, 2018
The social media companies Facebook and Reddit are publicizing “War Rooms” set up to closely monitor their network content for election tampering.
Aug 3, 2018
Love or hate Facebook, its recent misfortunes are wince-worthy. The company’s historic one-day drop in stock price represented a $119 billion loss. As comedian John Oliver noted, the loss was more than the annual revenue of the entire world cheese market.
Jun 7, 2018
When it comes to DNA data, genetic testing companies and consumers alike can’t afford to be naive with data of this importance and permanence. The time is now for sane laws that make sense all around.
Apr 27, 2018
It was four years ago that I first proposed breach warning labels. There were fewer breaches back then, and when it came to cybersecurity there were even fewer true believers than there are today.
Nov 10, 2017
Now what if Facebook asked you for nudes? According to The Verge, the social media giant is doing just that, piloting a program in partnership with Australia’s Office of the eSafety Commissioner that has been asking users from Down Under to send in risqué pictures of themselves.
Aug 28, 2017
Staffing up two organizations that are essential to national security represents a vitally important mission. When it comes to building that staff, we must never lose sight of the fact that robbing Peter to pay Paul will prove disastrous.
Aug 14, 2017
You may have missed the most recent story of online privacy privation amid what seems to be a non-stop blitzkrieg of 1930s-style news in the here-and-now, but this one is important: Disney is getting sued for something that matters , a lot.