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Don't 'Pin' Card Safety Hopes on Static Technology

Frank Keating | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Frank Keating

You'd never know it in your daily life, but October 1 marks a milestone in improving the security of your credit and debit cards. Behind the scenes, a major shift is taking place that will improve the incentives of retailers and financial institutions to protect customer data.

Don't Collect What You Can't Protect

Christopher Burgess | Posted 10.02.2015 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

The mantra of every corporation should be, "Don't collect what you can't protect." It should matter not if you are the CEO of very large corporati...

Snowden: 'Inevitably Someone In A High Risk Situation Like Me Is Going To Get Owned'

Fusion | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 09.28.2015 | World

I recently interviewed NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden for the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Pioneer Awards, an event ...

As Europe Considers Asylum Policy, World's Poorest Teach Us Lessons of Humanity

Toby Lanzer | Posted 09.22.2015 | World
Toby Lanzer

One in every five people in Diffa was not there some months ago but has now fled from the raging violence. The provincial capital has become a safe haven for many; its capacity to cope with the arrival is stretched to the limits.

8 Things To Do (And Not Do) When Things Go Wrong

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that moments of foul will happen, and do your best to deal with it in a way that doesn't damage you or others. And know that, no matter what, the foul will pass.

Two-Factor Authentication: What Is It and Why is It Important? | Posted 09.21.2015 | Technology

By now, most people are aware of the importance of creating strong, unique passwords for all of their online accounts. If you aren't already practicing smart password habits, you certainly should.

I Know My Husband Loves Me Because He Gave Me His Password for His Cell

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.08.2015 | Style
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Some people are very private with their cell phone passwords. Other people wish they didn't even have to have one. I'm not sure why different people f...

What's in Your Mystery Basket?

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Truth time. I've got a little obsession. And I know I'm not alone on this one. It combines some of my very favorite things: riveting drama, diverse p...

3 Reasons Tightening Movie Theater Security isn't the Answer

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment
Danielle Wolffe

Tightening security in theaters will ensure even fewer people go, and movie theaters will deteriorate more. It is an ineffective, knee jerk, band aid reaction to what is hopefully a passing copycat lunatic fad. However, theaters across the country are setting new security measures in stone.

Jordan Needs to Appoint an Administrative Czar to Solve Bridge Problems

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 08.21.2015 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The decades-old conflict with Israel and the aftereffects of the Israeli occupation of what was Jordanian land in the West Bank continue to be a source of hardships and problems for individuals and business people on both sides of the Jordan River.

The Truth About Life's Bumps

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Pay attention to your thoughts. Recognize which ones are bringing you down. Know that you have a choice with each and every one. Then make the choices that make you happier.

Why I Still Ride Cabs In San Francisco

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 08.15.2015 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

Ridesharing is playing an important role in making cities easier and cheaper to get around; it's resulted in a far more functional system. But what I've learnt is that there is room for many different players in this space, and that their coexistence makes all of them stronger companies.

Clarifying the Hype Around Auto Cyber Threats

Brian E. Finch | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business
Brian E. Finch

I, like most Americans, have a love affair with the automobile. Give me an unlimited budget and I will quickly exceed it, purchasing pretty much every available car, truck, and SUV on the market. That's a big part of the reason why I have been following the cyber story de jour: auto cyber hacks.

Misled Into Leadership

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 08.11.2015 | Business
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

The concept of going with someone or someone going with us may be as simple as wanting to be understood or accepted, or as complex as guiding national policy. Ultimately, our capacity to lead under the most simple or complex situations will depend upon the depth of relationship we have with ourselves.

The Real Victims of India and Pakistan Proxy War

Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam | Posted 08.07.2015 | World
Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam

Hostility between Afghanistan and Pakistan has been ongoing now for about four decades, whereas hostility between Pakistan and India has been present since 1947. The proxy war between between India and Pakistan lies in Afghanistan.

How to Avoid the Surprising Risks of Password Security Questions

Jeff Fox | Posted 08.06.2015 | Technology
Jeff Fox

What makes a question like, "What is your favorite sports team?" a security risk? Isn't answering it supposed to enhance your security? Actually, such questions aren't intended primarily to enhance your security.

Adding Force-Feeding to Injury

Shiri Krebs | Posted 08.05.2015 | Politics
Shiri Krebs

Rather than dealing with the problems raised by a policy of massive preventive detentions, force-feeding adds insult to injury: it violates basic human rights simply to allow other human rights violations to persist without struggle or social outcry.

Hackers Prey on Teens With YouTube's 'RAT' Infestation: Selling Slaving

Sue Scheff | Posted 08.05.2015 | Parents
Sue Scheff

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.

Parental Advice and Climbing to the Top

Catherine Nagle | Posted 08.03.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

It's most important to keep your heart, mind, and soul open in love and appreciation to those who have led by example to help you do your best for your own family. Perhaps our own children will remember this security and love, giving them the solid foundation that will help them break new ground in their own future family life.

Stabbing at Gay Parade Shows Flaws in Netanyahu's Security for Israelis

John A. Tures | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

He was let out early, before the parade, serving a fraction of the time Palestinians are sentenced for attempted murder. He even publicized his intentions before the parade. It makes you wonder about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's commitment to the safety and security of all Israelis.

A Way Out of Afghanistan's Crisis

Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics
Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam

After massive fraud during the 2014 presidential elections in Afghanistan, in September 2014 against the constitution a deal to form a national unity government (NUG) has been signed by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdulah.

Iraq's Rule of Law

Luay Al Khatteeb | Posted 07.26.2015 | Politics
Luay Al Khatteeb

The Arab Spring and the crisis facing Iraq resulting from ISIS's epidemic, serve to demonstrate that political stability and economic prosperity can only be effectively brought together by virtue of a depoliticized Rule of Law and for such Rule of Law to gradually become a common underlying feature of Iraqi culture.

Can Faith and Science Work Together?

Victor Udoewa | Posted 07.24.2015 | Religion
Victor Udoewa

Previously I've explored differences between certain interpretations of faith and science by looking at emphases on orthodoxy versus orthopraxy, the role of doubt, and the beginning of man. But now, I want to look at possible and exciting areas of convergence, confluence, and synergy between faith and science. Here is my short list.

Armed Insecurity

Robert Koehler | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics
Robert Koehler

As a society, we're armed and dangerous -- and always at war, both collectively and individually. We're endlessly declaring bad guys (officially and unofficially) and endlessly protecting ourselves from them, in the process guaranteeing that the violence continues. And the parallels between "them" and "us" are unnerving.

We Need To Protect Drivers' Privacy As We Connect Cars To The Internet, Sen. Blumenthal Says

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 07.22.2015 | Technology

Connecting a car to the Internet raises different concerns than putting sensors, appliances, parking meters or thermostats online. That's why Sens. Ed...