Everyone knows Apple refused to comply with a court order to assist the FBI in bypassing security features built into an iPhone that was issued to a San Bernardino shooter. The Justice Department then dramatically said it found another way to access the iPhone, thus deferring crucial underlying questions, which have...
Tools and techniques need to be identified to aid law enforcement in gathering evidence from devices, such as smartphones, while safeguarding the security and privacy of individuals. Can stakeholders find that middle ground?
We've all heard about Apple's refusal to comply with a court order to assist the FBI in bypassing security features built into an iPhone that was issued to a San Bernardino shooter. The resulting debate - and the implications for law enforcement, national security, privacy and personal freedom - have led to serious,...
After years of being kept in the background, privacy has taken center stage in security discussions. In this video interview, Michelle Dennedy, chief privacy officer at Cisco, discusses the impact of new regulations and the issue of encryption backdoors.
As the first day of RSA Conference 2016 sessions was set to start, ISMG's editorial team sat down to discuss the event and what to expect from it. Editors Tom Field, Tracy Kitten and Mathew Schwartz offer an RSA preview in this video report.
The security of Internet-connected toys is in the limelight after toymaker VTech acknowledged suffering a data breach that affects 5 million accounts and personal information and photographs relating to more than 200,000 children.
Akamai's John Ellis talks about the quick evolution of bots and botnets, and how enterprise security leaders should deal with them now using a three-pronged approach - detection, management and mitigation.
The lead cybersecurity official for Britain's GCHQ intelligence agency dismisses charges that the U.K. conducts mass surveillance. But critics question the government's introduction of the Investigatory Powers Bill.
The privacy profession is evolving rapidly, and security leaders increasingly need to understand the unique demands and responsibilities that come with protecting privacy. But where do they gain this insight?
Congressional investigators for the first time are designating protecting the privacy of personally identifiable information as a high risk area within the federal government and calling on Congress to enact new legislation to enhance PII safeguards.
As mobile threats have evolved, so has mobile security. What used to be the benchmark - mobile device management - today is merely the baseline. While organizations today develop mobile security maturity, they enhance not just device security, but also content, application and transaction security. Where does your...
A new U.K. government report accuses social networks of serving as a "safe haven for terrorists," inflaming what some see as tense relations in the post-Snowden era between the British government and Silicon Valley.
Until we get to a stage where we can guarantee the confidentiality of traditional identity reference data such as names, addresses, emails and favorite cat colors, we must move away from relying on this static data for authentication. Truly massive amounts of this information are stolen on a regular basis, proving we...