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Monday, January 13, 2014 10:15 AM

Wearable Tech: Security Wears Thin

It's hard to believe that wearable tech won't cause privacy and security issues, so business must plan for these devices and know how they affect the enterprise.

Thursday, November 07, 2013 03:00 AM

TSA Pre-Check Takes Flight

The TSA is transforming mountains of data into useful information, creating a system that speeds lines and minimizes hassles while keeping everyone safe.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 02:00 AM

Privacy Does Matter

It's time to rethink the way we handle privacy. Without changes, consumer confidence and trust in business and government will erode, and conflicts will grow.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 08:05 AM

Is There Anything That Can't Be Hacked?

Some security experts say that manufacturers too often display a lackadaisical attitude about testing software and securing vulnerabilities on their products.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 12:30 PM

Hot IT Tool: The Typewriter

Recent reports say the Russian government is purchasing typewriters—presumably in response to leaks of confidential information by WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden.

Friday, July 05, 2013 11:00 AM

Credit Card Security Is a Farce

While banks in Europe and many other regions have deployed chip cards, a.k.a. "smart cards," the U.S. uses mag-stripe cards that provide virtually no protection.

Thursday, June 13, 2013 06:45 AM

Stick Out Your Tongue and Create a Password

Google says that using gestures will generate a "facial landmark" that, when compared to a photo or video, will provide a reliable way to authenticate a user.

Monday, March 11, 2013 10:00 AM

There's No Sense of Security

No security strategy is perfect, but one thing is clear: Threats are growing exponentially, and there's no place for careless attitudes and inept approaches.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 14:35 PM

Technology Requires Responsibility

Businesses now have more information about consumers than at any point in history. The downside is a degradation of privacy and a growing misuse of big data.

Thursday, October 18, 2012 09:20 AM

Cyber-Threats: a Pre-9/11 Moment

"Before September 11, 2001, the warning signs were there. We weren't organized. We weren't ready. And we suffered terribly for that. We cannot let that happen again. This is a pre-9/11 moment.”&mdash....

Wednesday, August 08, 2012 09:24 AM

Confessions of a Spammer

Spammers have been spoofing my email address and using it to send out massive amounts of junk mail. All this raises a basic question: Why is there no widespread security or authentication for email?

Monday, July 09, 2012 09:07 AM

Your e-Book Reads You

By Samuel Greengard A few days ago, The Wall Street Journal reported that publishers are suddenly enamored by e-books because they provide insights into the behavior of people reading books. It's possibl....

Friday, June 15, 2012 09:06 AM

Euro Researchers Get SMART

By Tim Moran Would you believe there's a European consortium working to bring search to the city? Well, there is, and it's called SMART, for "Search Engine for MultimediA EnviRonment-generated ContenT." O....

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 10:06 AM

Living in Password Hell

By Samuel Greengard Last week's theft of 6.5 million passwords from LinkedIn put consumers back in the security crosshairs. Apparently, many people using LinkedIn rely on passwords with the word "link" or....

Friday, May 04, 2012 10:05 AM

Of Porn and Prayer

By Tim Moran It's all in the eye of the beholder. A recent story from NYDailyNews.com covered Symantec's annual "Internet Security Threat Report." Clearly, this kind of report is not something Daily News ....