Alan Earls

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HIPAA shake: Health care

HIPAA shake: Health care

Adherence to HIPAA, the national law that aims to protect patient information, is about to get trickier, reports Alan Earls.

The zombie's bite: Avoiding a botnet

The zombie's bite: Avoiding a botnet

Some advice from pros for keeping your infrastructure out of the snares of a botnet. Alan Earls reports.

New year, new threats

New year, new threats

As attacks grow more sophisticated, some security budgets are rising...but others are not, reports Alan Earls.

Civil liberties lawyer arguing against the NSA spying programs

Civil liberties lawyer arguing against the NSA spying programs

The revelations about government surveillance made public by Edward Snowden have brought urgency and clarity to the work Jennifer Stisa Granick is doing as director of civil liberties at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society (CIS).

Border watch: International standards

Border watch: International standards

Despite testy relations among countries, international cyber security standards offer the promise of cooperation, Alan Earls reports.

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