The near-constant prevalence of workplace and school violence shootings or mass attacks—occurring in the United States about every 4 or 5 weeks, according to the FBI—should give security and HR professionals the motivation they need to regularly train and remind employees and students about warning signs and how and who to report them to.
In 2017, NSA contractor Reality Winner went to great lengths to expose classified documents detailing Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. While Winner’s methods were sound, the journalist who published the piece inadvertently outed her identity by including a scanned copy of the printed documents.
Online privacy is a hot-button issue in 2018. How have recent privacy scandals and online policy changes affected the way Americans view safety online? TheBestVPN surveyed 1,000 Americans to find out.
Congress is extending the statute known as Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Amendments Act that permits the government to collect without a warrant, the e-mails and other communications of foreigners abroad from American firms, like Google, AT&T, and Facebook.
A woman who worked for Pluribus International, an Alexandria, Virginia-based records contractor for the U.S. government, was arrested on June 5 for allegedly turning over a secret document to an online news organization called The Intercept. Reality Winner, 25, was arrested at her Georgia home by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for violating the […]
by Kim Zetter At the USENIX Enigma security conference in San Francisco, one presentation stood out among all the rest for cybersecurity professionals. Rob Joyce, the NSA’s “hacker-in-chief,” explained to the crowd how to keep his organization (and others like it) out of their systems. Data doesn’t get much safer than that.