A case before the Illinois Supreme Court is looking like a key test of how companies are allowed to collect and use consumers' biometric information.
For organizations worried about phishing attacks and the prospect of losing control over their files the checklist from the Democratic National Committee is a good starting point to improve baseline security practices.
Facebook said in a long response to lawmakers that it had so-called integration partnerships with 52 companies, but it has ended most of them already.
The CA Security Council's London Protocol attempts to address the problem of phishing sites with legitimate SSL/TLS certificates, but the initiative perpetuates the myth that the pricier EV certificates are more secure than DV certificates.
The new privacy bill in California allows consumers to control what data companies collect from them and how that information is used.
A new data privacy act would allow consumers to stop companies from selling their personal data.
Security veteran Chenxi Wang's new venture capital fund Rain Capital plans to focus on cloud-native security services and products. Rain Capital will also seek out female and minority founders solving challenging security problems.
Twitter now supports the use of hardware security keys for two-factor authentication, a much stronger option for users.
WPA3 brings new security features to wireless networks, including better password security.
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court said law enforcement needs to obtain a search warrant before it can access historical cell phone location records, but stopped short of making a ruling on how other types of third-party data collection should be handled.
A new project from the EFF offers a quick path to a more secure email ecosystem.
Google is incorporating a new biometric API into Android P to support the use of strong biometrics.
Three mobile carriers said they will no longer sell customer location data to aggregators.
Lawmakers are planning to introduce a privacy "bill of rights" that will include some elements of the new GDPR regulation.
A convenient feature in macOS called QuickLook can leak information about files that users preview, even in encrypted containers.