In this exclusive interview from April, the head of RSA Labs* says that keeping up with bad guys is only half the job. Security firms also need to work hard to stay relevant as trends like cloud adoption, containerization, microservices and mobility shift the ground under information security providers.
The FBI has mislead Congress and the public about the extent to which encrypted cellphones are hampering federal investigations by preventing authorities from accessing the devices–presumably to support the agency’s own agenda to gain backdoor access to them.
Are smartphones made in China trying to spy on us? Top U.S. security officials and the Department of Defense (DoD) think it’s possible, prompting a ban on the sale of Chinese smartphones military base exchanges worldwide.
With flak still flying in the battle over the privacy of data shared on social networks, consumer advocates are raising a red flag about the data that is being collected and shared using another type of consumer platform: automobiles.
Florida-based mobile device maker BLU has settled with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over charges it allowed a Chinese partner to collect detailed personal customer information from some of its devices without authorization or consent.