List/Grid Tag Archives: privacy

Raytheon Launches Updated Govt Cyber Monitoring Software; Steven Hawkins Comments

Raytheon Launches Updated Govt Cyber Monitoring Software; Steven Hawkins Comments

Raytheon has refreshed its cybersecurity software product that is intended to help federal agencies safeguard networks from insider threats and manage data privacy at the same time. The SureView platform works… Read more »

Randy Siegel: Security, Privacy, Mobility Mgmt Among Prevailing Themes at Mobile World Congress

Randy Siegel: Security, Privacy, Mobility Mgmt Among Prevailing Themes at Mobile World Congress

The 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain was dominated by security, privacy and mobile device management integration themes, Information Week reported Tuesday. Randy Siegel, founder of Center Circle Consultants… Read more »

IBM Patents Pre-Cloud Transfer Data Protection Technique; Josyula Rao Comments

IBM Patents Pre-Cloud Transfer Data Protection Technique; Josyula Rao Comments

IBM has obtained a U.S. patent for a new technique intended to secure sensitive data prior to its transmission into a cloud platform in an effort to help customers adopt cloud… Read more »

Mark Gerencser: Collaboration & Legal Framework Key to Leveraging Big Data for Business Growth

Mark Gerencser: Collaboration & Legal Framework Key to Leveraging Big Data for Business Growth

Editor’s note: This article will be published in an upcoming issue of the University of Maryland, University College’s Achiever magazine, which features stories on students, faculty and alumni. Big data–a dream or… Read more »

IBM Wraps Up Big Data Storage Software Firm Buy; Deidre Paknad Comments

IBM Wraps Up Big Data Storage Software Firm Buy; Deidre Paknad Comments

IBM has completed its acquisition of an Austin, Texas-based data storage software provider aimed at expanding its big data portfolio. This acquisition complements IBM’s previous buys of PSS Systems and… Read more »

NJVC's Robert Michalsky Writes Cyber Analytics White Paper

NJVC's Robert Michalsky Writes Cyber Analytics White Paper

NJVC is marking the worldwide Cyber Privacy Day by releasing a white paper authored by Robert Michalsky, a company cybersecurity principal. The goal of Michalsky’s paper, NJVC said, is to… Read more »

Study Says Online Privacy Tools Not Working as Advertised

Study Says Online Privacy Tools Not Working as Advertised

Average Internet users who think online privacy tools adequately protect them have a problem according to Carnegie Mellon University researchers: the tools do not work all that well. In a… Read more »

NIST Proposes New Privacy Controls

NIST Proposes New Privacy Controls

To address the challenges of securing the privacy of citizens’ personal identifiable information, the National Institute of Standards and Technology released a new draft document yesterday that suggests adding privacy… Read more »

Federal CXOs Unite; Attend Government Tech Meeting

Federal CXOs Unite; Attend Government Tech Meeting

The Government Technology Research Alliance Council Meeting took place this past week and featured federal executives such as Jerry Hanley of the Energy Department, CPO Jonathan Cantor of the Commerce… Read more »

Security Analyst: LinkedIn Cookies Grant Account Access to Attackers

Security Analyst: LinkedIn Cookies Grant Account Access to Attackers

The popular professional social-networking website LinkedIn’s has vulnerabilities that make users’ accounts susceptible to hackers who could break in without needing passwords, according to a security researcher who detected the… Read more »

Cybersecurity Agency Warns Next-Gen Cookies Pose Privacy Threat

Cybersecurity Agency Warns Next-Gen Cookies Pose Privacy Threat

The European Union’s cybersecurity agency has published a report on the security and privacy concerns regarding new types of online cookies, advocating for more transparency of how they are used… Read more »

Online Health Records: Are Yours Secure?

Online Health Records: Are Yours Secure?

As America’s healthcare industry scurries to transition from paper medical records to electronic counterparts and meeting the 2015 meaningful-use requirements, experts raise flags about the security and warn about the… Read more »

White House Launches Privacy, Internet Policy Subcommittee

White House Launches Privacy, Internet Policy Subcommittee

In an effort to promote the vast economic opportunity of the Internet and protecting citizens’ online privacy, the National Science and Technology Council has launched a new subcommittee on privacy… Read more »

While You Were Sleeping, Your School Was Watching You

While You Were Sleeping, Your School Was Watching You

Earlier this year, The New New Internet reported that a school district in Pennsylvania had remotely activated a camera and caught a student taking pills (the student claimed he was… Read more »

German Court Rules for Privacy Advocates over Data Collection

German Court Rules for Privacy Advocates over Data Collection

The German Constitutional Court has overruled a 2008 law which required telecommunications companies to keep communications data for six months. The law was passed to aid in counter terrorist operations… Read more »

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