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DOJ calls for encryption balance that includes law enforcement needs

Companies encrypting customer data should weigh the benefits to cybersecurity against needs of law enforcement, officials say


AT&T a closer partner of NSA than previously known, Snowden docs show

A new analysis of documents leaked by Edward Snowden highlights massive surveillance efforts with special help from AT&T

Mozilla tests a true stealth mode for Firefox

A new tool in prebeta is designed to block browser tracking across sites

DOJ calls for encryption balance that includes law enforcement needs

Companies encrypting customer data should weigh the benefits to cybersecurity against needs of law enforcement, officials say

How Japan's Privacy Visor fools face-recognition cameras

The visor angles overhead light into cameras, confusing computer vision systems

Oracle's new 'PULA' license promises unlimited database use in perpetuity

'We have seen them in the wild,' one consultant confirms

security Compliance Coach blog

7 steps to get your boss to take security and compliance seriously

It can be tough to get your company to give security and compliance the attention and resources they need. But people who use these techniques dramatically increase the odds that they'll get the boss's support. CSO Michael McAlpen...

Hackers show off long-distance Wi-Fi radio proxy at DEF CON

The device uses the 900 Mhz band but hides the data in the background radio noise

Carly Fiorina calls on Apple, Google to provide greater access for FBI

Republican candidate says public and private sector should share more information

Tech industry objects to terrorist activity reporting section in US legislation

Industry groups have asked the Senate to delete the section which requires them to report vaguely-defined terrorist activity

EFF-led group wants to give do-not-track some bite

The initiative is the first credible attempt to define what "do not track" actually means, according to backer

Senate heads toward vote on CISA cyberthreat info sharing bill

A preliminary vote on the controversial bill could happen as soon as Wednesday

DHS warns about privacy implications of cybersecurity bill

The bill under consideration of the Senate has been criticized by privacy groups

Ad group urges FTC to reject right to be forgotten in US

Enforcing the European regulation in the US could open the door to other rules

Researchers improve de-anonymization attacks for websites hiding on Tor

Attackers controlling entry nodes on the Tor network could find the location of hidden services or unmask users visiting them

Opponents focus on defeating CISA cyberthreat info sharing bill

CISA may be delayed after millions of faxes opposed to the bill are delivered to senators

Obama won't pardon Snowden, despite petition

The NSA leaker should return to the US and face charges, an Obama advisor says

EU privacy watchdog weighs in on data protection reform, shares concerns

He also released an app that allows legislators and citizens to compare the proposed texts of the upcoming data protection regulation

Google tells its publisher partners to comply with EU cookie directive

The company detailed the requirement in its new EU User Consent Policy

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