Last weekend, TheUpshot published the most dangerous identity theft threat: the non-expert's tendency to underestimate the magnitude of problem.
We live in a world of technology where nothing is off limits. From human trafficking to revenge porn to hackers now taking over your private life without your knowledge. From tweens to teens to even young adults and seniors --- anyone with an active webcam is ripe for the picking.
Millions of Americans will soon be headed back to college campuses for the new school year, but one thing they'll need to watch out for is a growing risk of getting hacked.
On this 225th birthday, as we celebrate all America's Coast Guard has accomplished, we remain rooted to our oath; an oath of selfless service, underwritten by the courage of our forbearers and worthy of the public trust.
One of the things that civil liberties activists like to lament about is that the general public seems to care more about Google and Facebook using their personal data to target advertising than the government using it to target drone strikes.
Enhancing cybersecurity is important--and Congress should take meaningful steps to protect cyberspace. But the Senate's Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) would be a mistake.
While there is nothing new about espionage or hacking, the size and depth of these attacks make them extremely serious. The ubiquity of technology and poor security have caused both crime and surveillance to skyrocket in frequency and specificity.
In the past few weeks, we have seen ample evidence that technology breaches have replaced product recalls as the crisis management challenges of our present and future.
When asked what keeps him up at night, Comey responded without hesitation, "What keeps me up at night probably these days is the ISIL threat in the homeland, and I worry very much about what I can't see."
We buy and sell online all the time. But every time we make a transaction in cyberspace, we run the risk of our credit card numbers and other personal information ending up in the wrong hands. Glitch or hacker, anytime something goes wrong we are vulnerable.
The Internet is an infinitely long tunnel filled with vulnerabilities. There will always be threats from hackers and foreign meddlers. But if government and private business can learn to work together - to share information and resources - we can do a much better job of managing the risk.
In this age when objectionable activity can be addressed through hacking that leaves permanent reputational damage, data-governance policies must be a top priority - and not only for financial institutions that can hedge their risks but also those companies that cannot.
Ashley Madison, the popular and much-maligned website for people who want to have extramarital affairs, was hacked this week. The headlines have read,...
Cybersecurity threats change on a daily basis, and BSA member companies are at the forefront of these battles. BSA urges the Senate to pass legislation that gives a helping hand to these companies and provides government necessary tools in the continuing fight against cyber crime.
If foreign governments can hack into U.S. government and defense systems, why would anyone think that foreign interests couldn't also hack into U.S. elections? It's important that we start talking about these risks because a "hack attack" could happen sooner than we think.
What kind of United Nations would we invent if we were designing it from scratch today?