07/28/2010 - In a case recently filed in federal court, a company claims that former employees violated their noncompete agreements by communicating with the company’s current contract employees via LinkedIn (.pdf). The case could have important ramifications for how employees use social media networking sites.
05/28/2010 - Laptops, smartphones, and other mobile devices are increasingly coming equipped with webcams and other sensor devices, according to a new Microsoft study. But such sensors represent a ripe way for hackers to eavesdrop on device owners, the researchers warn.
04/29/2010 - Many organizations are concerned about telephone eavesdropping, but few organizations take steps to mitigate the risk, especially in certain foreign regions, according to a Ponemon Institute study. Read the report.
04/29/2010 - A Pennsylvania couple has filed a class-action lawsuit against the Lower Merion School District on behalf of their teenage son and all other district high school students. According to the complaint, the school district spied on their son and other students using a two-way Webcam that was incorporated into school-issued laptops.
04/12/2010 - The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) research and development arm wants to turn the smartphone in your pocket into the high-tech equivalent of a canary in a coalmine—all for about a dollar a phone.
03/31/2010 - As technology allows for ever greater surveillance and espionage powers, Security Management explores how one incident from the Cold War created a paradigm shift in how groups spy on each other. (Online Exclusive)