News broke this week that smartphone kill switches have made smartphone theft much less attractive to thieves.Read More
The New York Attorney General’s office reported last week that 2013 was a record-breaking year, with more than 900 data breaches at public and private institutions in the state. According to the New York Times, 7.3 million New Yorkers had personal and financial records exposed during those attacks.
The attorney general’s report blamed malicious attacks for the majority of data security intrusions in the state over the past eight years, accounting for about 40% of unauthorized data access.Read More
Earlier this month, Google announced a new Chrome browser add-on dubbed End-to-End, which is designed to make email more secure. While some media reports trumpeted the move as an attempt to “fly in the face of the National Security Agency”, most reported it simply as an added layer of security for messages delivered via the Internet.