Snowden: I'd Do It Again
NSA whistleblower fields questions via live video feed at South by Southwest, calls encryption "defense against the dark arts."
2014 State Of Database Tech: Think Retro
Conventional databases from Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM still dominate the enterprise, say respondents in our newest research. What will it take for NoSQL, DBaaS, and distributed systems to break through?
Facebook's WhatsApp Deal Under Fire
Privacy advocates file FTC complaint to block Facebook's $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp, calling it unfair and deceptive.
Security Job #1 For Feds
The 2014 InformationWeek Government IT Priorities Survey shows federal IT pros care about security - it’s rated as very important by 69% of respondents, 30 percentage points ahead of the No. 2 priority, disaster recovery. Will the upcoming NIST cyber-security framework help manage risk?
Target Seeks New CIO
Data breach last year prompts CIO Beth Jacob to resign; Target will hire interim CIO and chief compliance officer.
Bitcoin Heists Cause More Trouble
Attackers continue to pummel bitcoin "banks," exchanges, and crypto-currency users themselves via malware that steals virtual wallets.
Cryptocat Wins Apple Approval
NSA surveillance and other worldwide events drive interest in secure messaging, and iOS users now have a new option.
Big Data Meets Threat Detection
Security practitioners are getting a lot smarter about using security analytics and big data to identify threats in real-time. But there's a still a lot to learn.
Office 365 Gets Personal
Microsoft Office 365 will soon become more collaborative, focusing on relevant content to provide a more personalized work experience.
Wearables At Work: Hello Big Brother?
Employers must tread carefully with activity trackers and devices like Google Glass. Wearables could take real-time personal data collection to unnerving new heights.
Facebook Ends Email: Beware Forwarding
Facebook will retire its email address system in March and forward messages to your personal email account. Here's how to turn it off, plus other email settings to check.
NSA Scandal Darkens Cloud Discussions At RSA
From Europe's efforts to create regulations for data localization to worries over the security of the cloud, the leaks of the past eight months have cast a shadow over cloud providers.