As announced, the TrustyCon infosec conference, established by security consulting firm iSEC Partners, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and DEF CON and held simultaneously as RSA Conference USA 2014, has drawn quite a crowd.
Thycotic Software announced the results of a survey of 341 RSA Conference USA 2014 attendees, which found that fewer than half (48%) of pollees feel the NSA overstepped its boundaries in its surveillance of US citizens.
At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, Fortinet published new research that shows where Millennials and Gen-Xers stand in regards to passwords, online marketing practices, email snooping, and their personal data.
Newly analyzed documents from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's trove point to the US NSA and the UK GCHQ targeting WikiLeaks, its supporters and other activists, and trying to designate WikiLeaks as a "malicious foreign actor" so that they could use electronic surveillance against them without having to worry whether they are simultaneously surveilling US citizens.
The European Parliament should withhold its consent to an EU-US trade deal unless it fully respects EU citizens’ data privacy, says an inquiry report on NSA and EU member states surveillance of EU citizens, approved by the Civil Liberties Committee on Wednesday.
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