New report says Windows’ EFS encryption could be leveraged by ransomware

Infosec teams are being warned about a vulnerability in Windows' file encryption capability which may mean temporarily abandoning the EFS...

January 21st, 2020 Howard Solomon

Mobile security: Is your organization truly protected?

Despite organizations’ efforts to implement the latest, innovative tech tools, security threats to mobile devices remain be a growing priority....

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Canada’s shift on strong encryption is ‘irresponsible’ says privacy group

A Canadian privacy watchdog this week said the federal government is wrong to change its policy by now urging technology...

August 21st, 2019 Howard Solomon

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How Avengers: Endgame can teach us about quantum computing’s threat to encryption

**Warning, this article contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame** At some point in the future, someone with bad intentions is going...

April 26th, 2019 Brian Jackson

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BlackBerry creates Washington subsidiary to serve U.S. government

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry Ltd. announced on Tuesday it's creating a new subsidiary based in Washington, D.C. called BlackBerry Government Solutions....

March 13th, 2019 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Australia’s anti-encryption law; Project Alias; Amazon’s ‘passive’-income problems

Australia passes a law against encryption; Project Alias lets you choose whatever name you want for your smart assistant; and...

January 15th, 2019 Brian Jackson

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Do iRobot’s cloud-stored maps of my home represent a major privacy risk?

I guess when I tweeted about using a cloud-connected robot that maps the inside of my home in conjunction with...

December 4th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Cyber Security Today: Nov. 19, 2018 — Good news, bad news on encryption

Today's podcast is about the good the bad and the ugly of passwords and encryption. Welcome to Cyber Security Today....

November 19th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Controversy erupts over Five Eyes countries’ statement on encryption

Are Canada, the U.S. and other members of the Five Eyes intelligence alliance preparing to sacrifice online privacy to increase...

September 7th, 2018 Howard Solomon