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Fearing Safety, Police Ask Google to Turn Off Officer-Tracking Feature in Waze App
Security

Fearing Safety, Police Ask Google to Turn Off Officer-Tracking Feature in Waze App

Amid roiling tensions with police, officers are urging Google-owned Waze to disable a crowdsourced feature that details their whereabouts.
Geoff Weiss
The Metcalf Sniper Attack and Its Lesson for CEOs
Cyber Security

The Metcalf Sniper Attack and Its Lesson for CEOs

While many executives might regard physical and cybersecurity risks to their operations as separate issues, they may be intertwined.
Eric Basu
16 Startup Trends That Will Be Huge in 2015
Predictions

16 Startup Trends That Will Be Huge in 2015

A list of big, important predictions from the investors at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.
Does President Obama's Bid to Bolster Cyber Security Go Far Enough?
Cyber Security

Does President Obama's Bid to Bolster Cyber Security Go Far Enough?

Executives from IBM, Intel, Tanium, Exabeam, and FireEye offer their thoughts on President Obama's bid to bolster cyber security efforts.
Michal Lev-Ram
12 Tips to Protect Your Company Website From Hackers
Hackers

12 Tips to Protect Your Company Website From Hackers

Hackers, like burglars, seek easy targets. Even basic steps significantly increase your security.
John Rampton
5 Words Successful (and Happy) People Never Use
Success

5 Words Successful (and Happy) People Never Use

The biggest difference between people like us and people who do things we would like to do is they didn't reflexively decide to put up their own barriers.
Jeff Haden
4 Great Gadgets to Help Protect Your Home Office
Security

4 Great Gadgets to Help Protect Your Home Office

To keep your expensive work equipment out of the hands of burglars, try these affordable, DIY security options.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
UK and U.S. Intelligence Agencies to Up Cyber Security Cooperation
Security

UK and U.S. Intelligence Agencies to Up Cyber Security Cooperation

The two nations will set up "cyber cells" to share intelligence and conduct simulated attacks to test the defences of organisations such as banks.
PayPal Partners With Microsoft to Bring Its Card Reader to Windows Devices
PayPal

PayPal Partners With Microsoft to Bring Its Card Reader to Windows Devices

The ecommerce company also announced that its reader will be EMV-compliant by this summer.
Laura Entis
How to Make Sure Your Gmail Is as Secure as Possible
Security

How to Make Sure Your Gmail Is as Secure as Possible

No one wants to deal with the stress and potential damages of having an email account hacked.
Jillian D'Onfro
To Fight Hackers, Obama Wants Companies to Share Threats
Security

To Fight Hackers, Obama Wants Companies to Share Threats

The U.S. president is expected to announce a renewed push for cybersecurity legislation after recent headline-grabbing hacks against companies like Sony Pictures and Home Depot.
Microsoft, Google Tangle Over Windows Security Patch
Competition

Microsoft, Google Tangle Over Windows Security Patch

At issue: Google revealing a security flaw in Microsoft's Windows 8.1 system just days before the company was scheduled to roll out a fix for the problem.
Obama to Propose New Laws to Protect Consumer Data, Privacy
Security

Obama to Propose New Laws to Protect Consumer Data, Privacy

The laws are aimed at protecting Americans and the trail of data they leave on smart phones, computers and other devices.
EMV, CNP, OMG: Big Things Are on the Way in 2015 for Financial Tech
Technology

EMV, CNP, OMG: Big Things Are on the Way in 2015 for Financial Tech

Credit and debit cards may get a little safer, but theft online will grow. And Bitcoin still won't gain big traction.
Matt Rothstein