There's a movement happening in the payments world. With so many retailer data breaches in the past year, consumers, financial institutions, retailers and security professionals are wondering, plain and simple: how can we make shopping more secure?
Cyber-ransom is a relatively new crime on America's digital shores and it is spreading fast. While ransomware has actually been around for almost 10 years, it's mostly been limited to Russia and parts of Europe -- until now.
While it can be a source of embarrassment when family stories go around the dinner table, the advent of social media makes that table very big, and surely, you don't know everyone who's been invited to dinner.
I don't believe Aaron Swartz ever wanted to become a martyr. He just wanted to live within a world that he believed he could fix, a world that was technically malleable and hackable, where he could be active and ingenious, even if that reform effort might involve a few false steps.
Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks is a 31-year law enforcement veteran with significant municipal policing experience. Under her leadership as Chief of Police in Inglewood, crime rates declined to levels not seen since the mid 1970s.
Clearly, establishing a worldwide regulatory framework for Internet security will require staying power, juridical skill and a strong belief in the need to protect both the integrity of vital Internet resources and the lives of those threatened by cyber insecurity.
Front-page news this week that Chinese cyber hacking may have been sanctioned by the Chinese military has once again drawn significant attention to the critical need for the United States to step up the protection of its intellectual property.
In the end, the single most significant check on a prosecutor's discretion is not the judicial courts, nor the court of public opinion. The only realistic check lies in the integrity and professionalism of prosecutors.
I thought it was great that the rep from the city attorney's office was a woman. So did my daughter. It showed a woman in a powerful, tech-related position, and I could see my daughter's wheels spinning.
2013 will be the year of the mobile security threat. With online technology rapidly moving from computers to the palms of our hands, cybercriminals and hackers are evolving their methods to fit the times.