Microsoft Greenlights Gag Order Lawsuit
Citing free speech, Microsoft and Google proceed with lawsuits against government to allow the companies to publicly divulge more information about FISA requests for user data.
Energy Dept. Hack Details Emerge
Exclusive: Unpatched ColdFusion server containing employee information was hacked; agency claims lack of budget to put proper fixes in place.
Secure Data, Not Devices
As government goes mobile and makes greater use of cloud services, IT leaders must adopt a more data-centric, not device-centric, security approach.
Iris Scans: Security Technology In Action
Iris-based security scans are the stuff of sci-fi movies, but NIST research shows how the technology can now be used in the real world to reliably identify individuals.
NY Times Caught In Syrian Hacker Attack
Hacks amount to "warning shots," threatening more widespread cyberattacks should the U.S. and allies launch military campaign against Syria, warns security expert.
Nasdaq Outage Explored: 7 Facts
Security experts dismiss reports that DDoS attack compromised systems in New York City and crashed Nasdaq exchange. But squirrels have not been ruled out.
Russia May Block Tor
In effort to combat child porn, Russian security forces consider installing filters preventing access to Tor networks. But experts say blocking the anonymizing service could be difficult.
New York State Chooses Office 365
Microsoft's Windows 8 might be struggling, but Office 365 is a cloud juggernaut. Its latest customer: New York State, which will move 120,000 employees to the popular cloud office suite by the end of the year.
NSA Cuts 90% Of System Admin Jobs
National Security Agency pursues automation to limit
insider threats in wake of Snowden incident. Some experts doubt that's the answer.