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Content tagged with Identity & Access Management posted in December 2013
U.S. Citizens More Worried About ID Theft Than Privacy
News  |  12/27/2013  | 
Despite NSA scare, U.S. voters are five times more concerned about hacking than tracking, CCIA study says.
Patient Data On Filesharing Service Provokes Legal Trouble
News  |  12/23/2013  | 
Medical file reportedly found on a peer-to-peer filesharing network leads to an FTC complaint, a federal lawsuit, and a book claiming regulatory overreach.
FBI Traces Harvard Bomb Hoax To Undergrad
News  |  12/20/2013  | 
The FBI says a Harvard undergrad's decision to access Tor over the university's wireless network helped unmask an alleged sender of bomb threats.
Reform NSA, Tech Execs Tell Obama
News  |  12/18/2013  | 
Top leaders from Apple, AT&T, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo meet with President Obama, urge him to "move aggressively" on US surveillance reforms.
What All That NSA Intelligence Costs
News  |  12/17/2013  | 
Intelligence agencies spend three times more of their budgets on IT than average government agencies, says IDC report.
Former Homeland Security CIO Tapped As Startup CEO
News  |  12/13/2013  | 
Richard Spires, former IRS and DHS IT chief, takes the helm as CEO of Resilient Network Systems.
Energy Department Breach Years In Making, Investigators Say
News  |  12/13/2013  | 
July data breach that affected up to 150,000 employees traces back to a string of managerial and technical failures, investigators conclude.
NSA Tracks Targets With Google Cookies
News  |  12/11/2013  | 
Leaked NSA documents indicate it uses Google's advertising cookies to track targets for offensive hacking.
Attention Apple Shoppers: iBeacon Is Watching
News  |  12/6/2013  | 
Bluetooth transmitters will monitor shoppers' in-store movement and make recommendations based on location.
Electronic Privacy Laws Need An Overhaul
Commentary  |  12/5/2013  | 
Laws governing electronic privacy, written before companies like Google and Facebook existed, are in desperate need of Congressional revision.
Happy Hour 'Virus' Promises Respite From Work
News  |  12/2/2013  | 
Need a little extra time off? Ad campaign offers fake virus attack on your computer's screen.


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