Whistle-blower Edward Snowden used a portable USB flash drive to get information from the National Security Agency when he worked there.
Oracle is scheduled to release fixes for 40 security vulnerabilities in a Critical Patch Update for Java SE today.
To the individual, their personal data is priceless. But according to The Financial Times , the average person's data is worth less than a dollar to the data broker industry.
To date, the courts have mostly been supportive of terms-of-service, or TOS, agreements even though most acknowledge that the majority of private citizens don't read them or don't understand them. This brings some feeling of relief to companies everywhere, but most especially to those currently spoon-feeding big data to the government.
Vendors are still comfortable with saying "big data" in public these days, but many of their business customers would rather not utter the term aloud.
This isn't to make any of you feel left out if you're not handing over sensitive data to the government, but the truth is thousands of companies are.
The favored tactic apparently is used to attack Internet gateways as opposed to using APTs, or advanced persistent threats, which entails gaining access through compromised systems.
Microsoft earlier this week announced a new multifactor authentication for employees, partners and customers of its Windows Azure Active Directory managed apps.
Researchers from security vendor Symantec have discovered a new malware that makes use of the Encrypting File System feature in Windows for the expressed purpose of stymieing forensic analysis
Security must be a core component of an enterprise's deployment of machine-to-machine communications, advised Yiru Zhong, Frost & Sullivan senior industry analyst for information and communications technology.