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  • If we want strong encryption, we'll have to fight for it

    29.05.2015

    As digital rights lawyer and special counsel to the Electronic Frontier Foundation Marcia Hofmann correctly noted in her keynote at Hack in the Box Amsterdam 2015 on Thursday, this issue is like a pendulum: sometimes, like in the wake of the 1990s crypto wars, it swings towards strong encryption, but it could now swing in the other direction.

  • Reactions to the IRS hack that impacted 100,000 people

    27.05.2015

    Cybercriminals were able to successfully steal tax forms full of personal information of more than 100,000 taxpayers through IRSí Get Transcript application.

  • Researchers track Android users by collecting accelerator readings

    26.05.2015

    A group of researchers from Nanjing University, China, have demonstrated that Android users' movements can be tracked by simply analyzing the data provided by the devices' accelerometers and orientation sensors.

  • Isle of Man taxpayers' info leaked due to email error

    22.05.2015

    Email addresses of approximately 5000 customers of the Income Tax Division (ITD) of the Isle of Man - a self-governing British Crown dependency and a tax haven for the rich - have been leaked via email.

  • Android factory reset not enough to keep data secure

    22.05.2015

    If you sell or gift your old Android phone to someone, is it enough to do a factory reset to wipe all your sensitive data? And if your Android gets stolen, how sure are you that your anti-theft solution will do a good job wiping it and/or locking the device? Consumers generally have no insight in how well these features work.




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Whitepaper: 10 things your next firewall must do

For enterprises looking at Next-Generation Firewalls, the most important consideration is: will this new technology empower your security teams to securely enable applications to the benefit of the organization? It's not about blocking applications, but safely enabling them.


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