A U.S. Senate committee has voted to approve a bill that would leave in place the U.S. National Security Agency's bulk telephone-records collection program, with some limits.
Patches and updates are a regular part of digital life. But apparently not regular enough, even among those who ought to know better -- public safety departments.
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CSOs were swimming in data way before it got big across the enterprise. Firewalls, intrusion detection systems and other security programs spit out scads of data. But the Big Data era is giving CSOs better tools to use.
With its much-discussed enthusiasm for collecting large amounts of data, the NSA naturally found much interest in the idea of highly scalable NoSQL databases.
Mozilla released 10 patches for three versions of its Firefox browser on Tuesday, five of which are considered critical and could be used to remotely install malicious code.
Security protocol for the European Council president meant he would never have used the tainted USB stick allegedly given to him by Russia at the G20 Summit council sources confirmed Wednesday.
An Israeli startup has discovered a vulnerability in many iOS apps that attackers could secretly exploit over a public Wi-Fi network to send their own data to an Apple iPhone or iPad.
Microsoft yesterday again but the scare into Windows XP users, telling them that after April 8, 2014, the chance that malware will infect their PCs could jump by two-thirds.
A former vice president of security at a mid-size southwestern U.S. company vows to take a much harder look at his next employer's security culture after spending almost two years embattled with the IT manager over turf and his disregard for physical security matters.
Google is using U.S.-based servers to answer website address queries from Brazil after the country's president proposed stronger privacy laws, according to an Internet monitoring company.
Law enforcement agencies should be allowed to hack into computers to identify cybercriminals and collect evidence, representatives from Europol and the Dutch National Police argued in front of a room full of security professionals at the RSA Europe security conference in Amsterdam.
The U.S. National Security Agency has penetrated the main communication links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, giving it access to the accounts of hundreds of millions of people including U.S. residents, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.
When a website is attacked, the results can be devastating to an organization -- both financially and from a brand perspective. Given modern society's ever-increasing reliance on the Web, the impact of a breach and the associated costs are going up, and fast. Adding more "robust" firewalls or allocating more budget to anti-virus protection is not the answer. It's still an important step, sure, but these controls provide nearly zero protection against today's web-based attacks.
Many open-source software developers need to improve the way in which they handle vulnerability reports, according to researchers from security firm Rapid7, who recently found and reported vulnerabilities in seven popular open-source software applications.
Virtualization isn't a new trend, these days it's an essential element of infrastructure design and management. However, while common for the most part, organizations are still learning as they go when it comes to cloud-based initiatives.
Europe's Justice Commissioner warned Tuesday that data privacy concerns could derail a major E.U.-U.S. trade deal.
Microsoft may eventually automatically turn on Windows Defender for PCs that are left-- deliberately or not--in an unprotected state, executives said Monday afternoon.
MongoHQ, which provides hosting and support for the open-source Mongo database, said attackers may have accessed several of its customers' databases earlier this week.
The U.S. Supreme Court should review a U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) data collection program despite the U.S. government's argument that privacy group EPIC lacks legal standing to challenge the case, the group said Monday.