data security,privacy,security

Tech sector urged to help rights groups suffering cyber attacks

A Toronto-based organization focusing on information technology and communications research is calling on software and technology companies to assist human...

November 12th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Navi Pillay, UN high commissioner for human rights,

Firms aiding state snooping risk involvement in rights abuse: UN

The top United Nations human rights official criticized the “disturbing lack of transparency” in government online surveillance policies and practices...

October 16th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

SLIDE SIZE man with smart phone

Mobile app firm rolls out anti-surveillance voice and data plan

A  mobile application company founded by a team comprised of a former United States Navy SEAL, a cryptography legend and...

July 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

data security,privacy,security

Encrypted messaging app aims to hide metadata

Researchers are working on an instant messaging application that will obscure metadata and other information generated through IM conversations between...

July 7th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

The US National Security Agency headquarters

Second NSA security tool found in RSA’s cryptography kit

Security provider RSA adopted a second code generator developed by the United States National Security Agency which effectively made it...

March 31st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano


News organizations are top data theft targets: Report

High-profile news organizations are the top targets of hackers working for or in support of governments, according to a report...

March 31st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Snowden support signs

Obama’s call for NSA reform ‘incomplete’: Snowden

United States President Barack Obama’s calls for a reform of the National Security Agency’s bulk metadata collection program is a...

March 26th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano


U.S. watchdog calls for end to NSA snooping program

A federal watchdog that advises the President of the United States on privacy matters said that the National Security Agency’s collection of...

January 23rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Canadian singer, Drake (left) and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

Rob Ford tops Google’s 2013 zeitgeist in Canada

This year we witnessed the struggle for survival of a former Canadian tech giant, pitched battles for the telecom market,...

December 17th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano