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Without a doubt, storing highly sensitive data on an internet-disconnected, "air-gapped" computer network is one of the best security measures an organization can take -- but nothing is foolproof. Researchers at Ben-Gurion University in Isreal have figured out how to discreetly siphon data from a...

July 27th 2015 at 9:10pm 0 Comments
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In case you haven't heard, the Patriot Act's Section 215 is set to expire June 1st. That's the provision that National Security Agency uses to justify its bulk data collection practices. However, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is working to make sure the current rules remain in place. McCo...

April 22nd 2015 at 11:44pm 0 Comments
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The jury (or rather, congress) is still out on how Snowden's now-legendary leaks will effect the NSA, but it's certainly changed how companies handle user data. According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation's latest "Who Has Your Back?" transparency report, 2014 is a landmark year for user priva...

May 16th 2014 at 7:15am 0 Comments