A bill aimed at reforming a 30-year-old law, which allows the government warrantless access to old emails, has considerable bipartisan support.
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Larry Seltzer has long been a recognized expert in technology, with a focus on mobile technology and security in recent years. He was most recently Editorial Director of BYTE, Dark Reading and Network Computing at UBM Tech. Prior to that he spent over a decade consulting and writing on technology subjects, primarily in the area of security. He is the author of three books and thousands of published articles and many more unpublished, private reports. Larry has been Technical Director at several test laboratories where he both directed and ran product testing, with a special interest in test automation. Larry began his career as a Software Engineer at the now-defunct Desktop Software Corporation in Princeton, NJ, on the team that wrote the NPL 4GL query language. He also worked on corporate IT and software development at Chase Econometrics. Larry is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Public Policy.
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HackerOne CPO and former Microsoft security expert Katie Moussouris says bug bounties are valuable to product development -- but there are certain steps necessary for success.
Would you be comfortable with a chip in your hand replacing your smartphone and credit card? This is the future, according to a biohacking specialist.
Security experts say The Equation Group surpasses every other threat actor known in complexity and sophistication.
Carbanak malware offered criminals the chance to steal up to $10 million per heist.
The Apple boss said people have entrusted the company with their most personal bits of information. "We owe them nothing less than the best protections we can possibly provide."
Silicon Valley companies are still hacked off about being... "hacked."
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending February 13, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
The Obama administration believes new regulations set for foreign companies in China represent a "major barrier" to trade.
That's a 49 percent increase in data breaches and a 78 percent rise in data theft.
Obama's final major policy effort -- cybersecurity -- won't be greeted by the Silicon Valley leaders he was hoping for. That says almost everything you need to know.
A security researcher said the social networking giant responded and fixed the problem within two hours, signaling how important the vulnerability was.
Symantec has explored the realm of phishing kits and how they can be used to conduct professional-looking campaigns against unsuspecting victims.
The company's cyber insurance policy is likely to be exhausted following the theft of up to 80 million records.
The program, dubbed "trusted source," has seen more than 6,000 false positives fixed so far, just one week after the program started.