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There was a time, not long ago, when the biggest companies were cowed by the national security state. Now they aren't afraid to stand up for the rights and interests of their users.
David Gewirtz presents lessons taken from the world of cybersecurity and cyberwarfare that may be food for thought for those attempting to prevent the Ebola outbreak from spreading in the United States.
Do Americans want to be forgotten? Plus another SSL flaw, the FBI, and credit card security [Government IT Week]
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Apple's and Google's encryption plans have not gone down well with US law enforcement, and the agency's director says the companies are leading us down a dark path.
To become a smart city, Chicago has recognised the need to pool all data sources into one publicly available platform.
It is essential that an organization's critical computer/networking systems and services are properly monitored so that staff can be made aware of and respond to problems and trends. This System...
“Ethics are as important as electronics. Corporate responsibility is highly prized. That’s a model not just for this industry, but the world,” Clinton posited.
We have a new white-as-the-driven-Snowden story on the NSA, the UK's equivalent of the denied-but-not-forgotten PRISM program, a white hot (yet ultimately ridiculous) battle between Google and Oracle, and lots more from around the world.
The head of the agency entrusted to essentially run the internet has said that the group is on course to break free of US oversight late next year.
When you start with the premise that capitalism is illegitimate it's easy to dismiss other people's property rights.
Google has petitioned the highest court in the country to overturn a previous appeals court ruling favoring Oracle, which in itself overturned a mixed bag of district court rulings that primarily sided with Google.
The dark side of Internet of Things, FBI and China, and other government disappointments [Government IT Week]
Europol has finally figured out something I wrote about four years ago, the FBI seems to be taking the NSA's place in the "keep quiet and shut up" department, and no one is listening to the White House about data center energy efficiency (or much of anything else, it seems). It's another week in that slapstick world we call government.
The FBI's director believes that Chinese hackers are not all that subtle, but are still prolific enough to break into networks and walk out with the goods — costing US businesses billions every year.
Unfortunately, almost no one cared.
The Chinese government is cracking down on Instagram, fearing dissidents and food porn. Europe is once again telling Google how it feels, and the FBI is releasing software. Plus more gov news 'round the globe.