IBM, HP and Apple are most trusted tech firms

IBM, HP and Apple are most trusted tech firms

Which are the "most trusted" companies in terms of data privacy, keeping appropriate control over personal information they collect in...

December 15th, 2008 Ellen Messmer

No excuse for lack of encryption

No excuse for lack of encryption

Perform a Google search with the following terms: lost personal data. Here’s a sampling of what appeared at press time:UK...

September 22nd, 2008 Dave Webb

UK information commissioner warns about growing data losses

UK information commissioner warns about growing data losses

LONDON - The U.K. has seen an "alarming number of security breaches" in the last six months involving public sector,...

April 21st, 2008 Computerworld UK staff

Tiered privacy in online advertising proposed by Microsoft

Tiered privacy in online advertising proposed by Microsoft

Microsoft has proposed a tiered approach to protecting the privacy of people targeted by online advertising, saying advertisers should get...

April 15th, 2008 Grant Gross and Nancy Gohring

Playing the patriot game

Playing the patriot game

The controversial U.S. Patriot Act was dealt a blow last month when District Court judge Victor Marrero of New York...

September 27th, 2007 ComputerWorld Canada staff

The future of the Web, as seen by its creator

The future of the Web, as seen by its creator

The Internet of the future is being built on symbols: what they represent and the relationships between them. Tim Berners-Lee,...

July 8th, 2007 Peter Moon

Germany adds digital fingerprints to passports

Germany adds digital fingerprints to passports

Germany will store digital fingerprints in addition to digital photos in passports as one of several biometric security measures planned...

June 7th, 2007 John Blau

INFOSEC : UK reviews information handling, security

INFOSEC : UK reviews information handling, security

An independent reviewer will release a report next month analyzing how U.K. government agencies manage and protect information, a key...

April 24th, 2007 Jeremy Kirk

Telco customers at risk of facing online breaches of private info

Telco customers at risk of facing online breaches of private info

Telcos conducting business online need to buck up customer privacy even as their ability to communicate improves. Those are the...

March 29th, 2007 Jim Duffy