Security

Uber, Lyft Spend Big, Lose Big in Texas Vote on Driver Fingerprinting
Ridesharing Apps

Uber, Lyft Spend Big, Lose Big in Texas Vote on Driver Fingerprinting

The two companies spent more than $8 million to repeal a city ordinance, but voters said by a margin of 56 to 44 percent they wanted the fingerprint checks to stay.
Here's How to Build a Strong Security Team to Keep Your Company Safe and Sound
Security

Here's How to Build a Strong Security Team to Keep Your Company Safe and Sound

To keep your baby safe, six security experts offer up advice on finding and hiring a top-notch security team.
Andrea Huspeni
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask Our Security Expert: Gary Davis.
Ask the Expert

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask Our Security Expert: Gary Davis.

As Intel's chief consumer security evangelist, Gary Davis is looking to take your questions about security, including privacy, breaches, protecting your data, Internet of Things and managing threats.
Andrea Huspeni
When It Comes to Adopting the Cloud, You've Got to Secure Company Data
Cloud Storage

When It Comes to Adopting the Cloud, You've Got to Secure Company Data

Here are five important tips in tightening small-business cloud security in this threatening online world.
Patrick Heim
It Costs Millions of Dollars to Protect Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg

It Costs Millions of Dollars to Protect Mark Zuckerberg

The costs for the Facebook's CEO security blows all other tech companies out of the water.
Ashley Madison Plaintiffs Can't Anonymously Sue Over Hack, Court Says
Ashley Madison

Ashley Madison Plaintiffs Can't Anonymously Sue Over Hack, Court Says

Judge John A. Ross, of a district court in Missouri, wrote in his ruling that being publicly named as an Ashley Madison user amounts to more than common embarrassment, but noted the 42 plaintiffs have special roles in the case that require identification.
Ready, Set, Hack: Pentagon Invites Hackers to Break Into its Computer Systems
Hackers

Ready, Set, Hack: Pentagon Invites Hackers to Break Into its Computer Systems

The public bug bounty program is the government's first.
Catherine Clifford
How to Tell Your Most Intimate Secrets to Your Competitors
Trade Secrets

How to Tell Your Most Intimate Secrets to Your Competitors

You just opened your computer on a flight to a convention, with your competitor's rep seated right behind you. Are you crazy?
Jeffrey Hayzlett
1 in 5 Companies Had a Security Breach, New Study Says
Cybersecurity

1 in 5 Companies Had a Security Breach, New Study Says

The most common factor to blame? Mobile devices.
Lindsay Friedman
Meet the Middlemen Who Connect Hackers for Hire With Corporate America
Hackers

Meet the Middlemen Who Connect Hackers for Hire With Corporate America

Hackers are a company's best last line of defense, and paying them to find security vulnerabilities is an increasingly common practice among all manner of companies, from Uber to GM.
Catherine Clifford
Government Now Says it May Not Need Apple to Unlock iPhone, Postpones Hearing
Apple

Government Now Says it May Not Need Apple to Unlock iPhone, Postpones Hearing

The government had insisted until Monday that it had no way to access the phone used by one of the killers in the December massacre in San Bernardino, Calif.
John McAfee Slams the NSA: 'A Paranoid, Insane Government Cannot Govern a People.'
Entrepreneur Network

John McAfee Slams the NSA: 'A Paranoid, Insane Government Cannot Govern a People.'

The anti-virus pioneer says that U.S. intelligence officials need to stop spying on citizens and start protecting them from true enemies.
Entrepreneur Network
Watch John Oliver Hilariously Break Down the Apple Encryption Case
Apple

Watch John Oliver Hilariously Break Down the Apple Encryption Case

The comedian is thoughtful with his take on the nuances around encryption.
Nina Zipkin
Attorney General on Apple: We're Asking Them to Do What Their Customer Wants
Legal

Attorney General on Apple: We're Asking Them to Do What Their Customer Wants

Loretta Lynch speaks on the San Bernardino case during a visit to the Late Show With Stephen Colbert.
Nina Zipkin