Intel announced the Intel SSD Pro 2500 Series, which offers IT departments peace of mind with advanced security features and capabilities.
Open Whisper Systems has released Flock, a private cloud service for securely and privately syncing contacts and calendars between multiple mobile Android devices, and is meant to replaces the sync services provided by Google.
At the Hackers on Planet Earth X (HOPE X) conference held this weekend in New York, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden called for hackers, coders and developers to "help build a better future by encoding our rights into the programs and protocols upon which we rely everyday." He was talking about encryption, but also about "padded protocols" that would prevent intelligence agencies from discovering who was talking to who by analyzing Internet traffic, and mixed routing.
This whitepaper presents a brief history of cryptography and how encryption-related technologies have evolved and will continue to evolve as well as the measures Internet users should consider when implementing modern encryptions.
In its third study on unencrypted card data, SecurityMetrics found that 63.86% of businesses store the unencrypted 16-digit sequence on the front of credit cards, also known as the Primary Account Number (PAN).