The Albertan Information and Privacy Commissioner has formally asked the government to amend the province's Health Information Act with mandatory breach reporting and notification measures.
The NSA had requested that the court extend the retention period for phone records obtained through its controversial surveillance program.
Brown, a writer and activist who is known as one of the online faces of Anonymous, faced charges related to sharing a link to a dump of credit card numbers connected to the Stratfor breach.
A police department used a "stingray" cell phone tracking device without a judge-issued warrant to pinpoint a suspected criminal's location.
Privacy experts held a candid talk on government methods for obtaining citizen information, and on how the industry can help buffer unfettered data collection.
In light of the RSA-NSA controversy, a number of speakers, who originally planned to speak at RSA Conference 2014, pulled out and formed a lineup for TrustyCon.
Cyber security guru Richard Clarke and General Michael Hayden discussed the much-maligned NSA spying program during the RSA Conference.
Christopher Soghoian, of the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union), concluded his speech at BSides San Francisco with the observation that developers building encryption models need to consider the US government a threat.
Richard Clarke kicked off the CSA Summit 2014 by discussing his observations about the NSA surveillance controversy.
The need for cyber threat intelligence sharing is still vital, and with Congress sidelined, it's going to take leadership from the nation's corporate executives to make progress on this issue within the framework of our current laws.
On Wednesday, NIST published the 41-page guidance after months of feedback from the community.
Northern Ireland's Department of Justice has been handed a fine of more than $240,000 by the Information Commissioner for a data breach that involved the personal information of terrorist attack victims.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden used a simple and low-cost web crawler to tap into the troves of government data he leaked.
The new security implementation would be mandatory by Jan. 1, 2015. All phones sold in California after that date would have to have a kill switch installed.
Following the new rules regarding transparency reports by Department of Justice, the social media giant believes further information should be shared, and may seek legal options to protect its First Amendment rights.
Google must post a notice on its French homepage stating that it has been fined more than $200,000 for privacy violations.
A new bill approved by Turkish Parliament will ensure government control over the internet.
An NBC News reporter set up two laptops and a smartphone in Russia to demonstrate Olympics cyber threats.
U.S. intelligence agencies were concerned that developers, with ties to Belarus, helped "produce the website," The Washington Free Beacon reported.
The Bank of England has released the results of Waking Shark II, a Nov. 12, 2013, four-hour simulated cyber attack in London involving hundreds of financial institutions that was designed to test the city's cyber security readiness.
In a Tuesday report, Sen. Tom Coburn noted numerous government oversights pertaining to securing sensitive data and critical infrastructure operations.
A security firm highlighted the ways that U.S. defense contractors have reassessed their security programs to stave off insider threats.
European hacker association Chaos Computer Club is suing the German government for allegedly breaking the law and aiding foreign intelligence agencies to spy on citizens.
A group of technology industry experts will meet this Thursday to discuss facial recognition technologies and take the first steps toward establishing guidelines for future technology.
After winning a battle against the U.S. Department of Justice, some of the biggest technology and internet corporations began releasing updated transparency reports on Monday.
After a quiet year on the advanced malware front, we could soon see more activity, says the Atlantic Council's Jason Healey. Karen Epper Hoffman reports.
Global consensus on data breach legislation is still evolving, but fear of brand damage is pushing reform, reports James Hale.
The continued leak of classified government intelligence documents by Edward Snowden draws into question the balance of offensive and defensive capabilities of governments.
This time, Snowden leaks reveal the spy tactics of a communications intelligence agency in Canada, which leveraged Wi-Fi in a major airport to track travelers' comings and goings.
The FBI alerted Ohio-based State Industrial Products that the personal information of an undisclosed number of current and former employees may be at risk.