Social networking vital, but needs protecting

Social networking vital, but needs protecting

A few years ago, most organizations simply banned the use of social networking at work, but that’s no longer the...

November 25th, 2011 Vawn Himmelsbach

New method proposed to strengthen PKI security

New method proposed to strengthen PKI security

IASI, ROMANIA -- The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is proposing an extension to the current SSL chain of trust that...

November 22nd, 2011 lucian constantin

Italian VAR wants out of Syrian surveillance deal

Italian VAR wants out of Syrian surveillance deal

ROME -- The Italian company criticized for supplying the brutal Syrian regime with telecommunications surveillance equipment has frozen participation in...

November 9th, 2011 phillip willan

Germany pressures Facebook on tracking technologies

Germany pressures Facebook on tracking technologies

A German data protection authority contends Facebook is tracking users even after they delete their accounts.Hamburg's Data Protection Authority (DPA)...

November 3rd, 2011 Jeremy Kirk

Make Internet safer or suffer, says U.K. minister

Make Internet safer or suffer, says U.K. minister

LONDON  -- U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague has warned that a "darker scenario" could prevail if governments do not ensure...

November 1st, 2011 Jeremy Kirk

Alberta school board

Alberta school board

The bring-your-own-mobile device movement doesn’t only exist in enterprises or government departments. Public school boards are increasingly adopting the policy...

October 24th, 2011 Howard Solomon

Carriers anxious for lawful access regulations

Carriers anxious for lawful access regulations

For several years Canadian telecommunications service providers, public interest groups and federal opposition parties have been wrestling with Harper government’s...

October 17th, 2011 Howard Solomon

Massive DDoS attacks threaten VoIP services

Massive DDoS attacks threaten VoIP services

ORLANDO, Fla. -- When a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in March brought down the voice-over-IP (VoIP) call processing supplied by...

October 5th, 2011 Ellen Messmer

Scheme proposed for measuring Wi-Fi attacks

Scheme proposed for measuring Wi-Fi attacks

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- A research team at North Carolina State University has proposed a way of measuring the impact of wireless...

September 14th, 2011 John Cox