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The Victorian government has replaced the Information Privacy Act with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 to address the protection levels of personal information collected and used by public agencies.
Google's upcoming Android L operating system will offer default data encryption, mirroring the functionality in Apple's iOS 8 and the new iPhone 6 range.
Home Depot said it has added better encryption software and replaced 85,000 PIN pads following the attack that started in April.
A warrant canary stating that Apple has 'never received an order' under the Patriot Act has been removed from its latest reports. That suggests such demands have been made.
In addition to Mavericks 10.9.5, the company released updates for earlier OS X versions, multiple new versions of Safari, and patches for Xcode, OS X Server and Apple TV.
It's only a matter of time before most SMBs will experience a compromised IT infrastructure. To minimize the fallout from a data breach, SMBs should begin an IT risk assessment program.
Recent security incidents and evolving legislations, including cross-border policies, highlight the need for businesses and consumers to assess potential risks and decide how much they are willing to absorb.
The decision to hire a "head of law enforcement" comes in response to Apple moving to store some Chinese data to servers based on the country's soil.
Businesses need security tools that are integrated, coordinated, and able to communicate with each other across the network to provide unified "context-aware" protection, says Sophos CTO.
The iPhone and iPad maker is encrypting its services, end-to-end, in a bid to prevent law enforcement (even with a search warrant) from accessing your device data.
The Enhanced Security Clearance Act of 2014 (HR 5482) hopes to employ 'social media screening' to flag violent psychopaths, and prevent the next Edward Snowden from getting a clearance.
Many severe vulnerabilities are fixed in the new version and remain in iOS 7.1.
The parliamentary committee reviewing the first stage of the government's national security reforms has called for a review of how ASIO handles individuals' information, and whether it should be destroyed when it is no longer required for an investigation.
People working in IT broadly comprehend the threat the use of cloud services could pose to corporate data but that understanding is no substitute for detailed insights, according to Netskope CEO Sanjay Beri.