Proposed Secure Data Act wants to forbid government agencies from demanding for encryption backdoors. This is a positive move but will it resolve the security vs. privacy debate?
Today’s heightened threat level imposes responsibilities on both sides of the equation: Cloud service providers must continually evaluate their security posture to offer rigorous protection to customers. And leaders protecting their organization must choose the solution that best meets their unique security needs.
There is reason to be optimistic about the future of cyber security. In today’s world, there is always a “weak link” in the chain that hackers can exploit. In a blockchain world, there are no longer any weak links and every action taken on the blockchain is part of a completely verifiable and trackable digital ledger.
There's a need to secure offline, rather than online, microfinancing solutions. The future rests in the power of embeddable microchips and the power of process isolation by inserting a Linux-powered computer into the architecture of an non-secure IoT device to create a hardware Root of Trust.
Why the End of Net Neutrality and the Demise of the Open Internet Could Have Unintended Consequences…
The FCC’s historic overturning of the Obama-era Net Neutrality rules could have profound implications for the Open Internet. While there are potential censorship and service pricing implications of this move, what are the long-term impact on data privacy and cyber security?
Latest WPA2 Wi-Fi security flaw has widespread impact due to number of networked devices that must be updated, prolonging the risk of vulnerable devices.
In this first part of a two-part series, we explore some of the issues around government surveillance and the search for that elusive balance between security and privacy. In this first part, we explore how serious the threat of cyber snooping by government surveillance is and why we shouldn’t panic just yet.
In this, the final instalment in the series, Pauline C. Reich, Professor and Director of the Asia-Pacific Cyberlaw, Cybercrime and Internet Security Research Institute at the Waseda University School of Law in Tokyo, Japan examines the implications of the recent US v. Apple case in terms of disclosure requirements in…
In the first part of a three part series of articles, Pauline C. Reich, Professor and Director of the Asia-Pacific Cyberlaw, Cybercrime and Internet Security Research Institute at Waseda University School of Law in Tokyo, Japan gives some context to the recent US v. Apple case.
The ongoing battle royal between Apple and the FBI, which is trying to force the Cupertino based company to disable the built-in protections of an iPhone formerly owned by a terrorist has long term implications for privacy across the globe. Whether Apple wins or loses privacy advocates are watching the events extremely…