Going dark: encryption and law enforcement

There’s been a lot of talk recently about encryption and how law enforcement can’t convict criminals without encryption keys. We beg to differ.

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Switching from a “Just in Time” delivery system should include planning ahead

Imminent changes in the software organizations are using will come with security implications. How can organizations prepare for the future?

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Coronavirus impacts security conferences and events: check your schedule

We look at upcoming cancellations, postponements, and moves to virtual for security conferences in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Would ‘Medicare for All’ help secure health data?

Beyond the usual arguments on this subject, we wanted to ask the question: Are there any security risks we need to be worried about if the United States were to switch to ‘Healthcare for All’ policies?

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Cybersecurity pros think the enemy is winning

Recent research from Malwarebytes, ISSA, and ESG find that security professionals have little confidence in their ability to prevent their organization from being breached. What’s behind this mindset? And how can we turn the tide to stay a step ahead of the criminals?

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A week in security (May 13 – 19)

A roundup of security news from May 13–19, including ransomware attacks on the upswing, website hacking, pseudo-VPNs, bloatware, and more.

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Consumers have few legal options for protecting privacy

Amidst never-ending headlines about data breaches, data misuse, and opaque data-sharing agreements from major companies, users have few legal options to actually protect their privacy in court. Instead, they rely on technology.

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A week in security (April 15 – 21)

A roundup of security news from April 15–21, including an explanation of like-farming, Ellen DeGeneres scam, flaws in VPN services, funky malware formats found in Ocean Lotus, and more.

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