Feb 23, 2011 -Lack of trust is the primary reason cybervulnerability and threat data are not shared within and between the public and private sectors, a panel of government and industry representatives told a homeland security conference today.
Nov 23, 2010 -In a video demonstration with the BBC, an IT security expert demonstrates how easy it is for criminals to set up a fake WiFi hotspot to steal information from an unsuspecting victim's smartphone among other ploys.
Nov 05, 2010 -The European Commission is revising its data protection rules, which could change how law enforcement can use personal data, among other things. White House sets in motion effort to make uniform the classification of controlled unclassified information among agencies to streamline information sharing, which could help with homeland security intelligence analysis. And more.
Nov 03, 2010 -Google, the Internet's dominant search engine, has initiated an experimental new program to help it find the security vulnerabilities of its Web properties that display or manage highly sensitive authenticated user data. It is crowd sourcing the task, inviting anyone to find bugs or other vulnerabilities; those who do will be awarded prize money for their work.
Oct 29, 2010 -A CNN employee's encounter at an airport draws attention to security pat-downs. Risks of free wireless connections in public spaces--and what you can do about them. A new online resource offers companies guidance in developing policies to help employees dealing with domestic abuse and related issues. And more.