Fahmida brings over a decade of IT security news reporting along with ten years of network administration and software development to Decipher. Every security story has a human face, and her goal is to bring those stories to light. As the senior managing editor of Decipher, she will focus on ways security can impact how people live, work, and play. She enjoys working on stories that speak to those outside the security industry, highlighting the intersection of security and other technology areas. Over the years, she has seen enough to make her overzealous about her personal threat-model, but she doesn’t hold it against anyone for having a more relaxed worldview.
New York lawmakers are moving ahead with their own privacy legislation to regulate how private companies handle biometric data.
One of the last executive orders for the outgoing Trump Administration authorized the Commerce Department to create "know your customer" rules for infrastructure-as-a-service providers.
A proposed rule from a trio of federal financial regulatory agencies aims to change current reporting requirements so that financial service organizations have to notify federal regulators of a security incident within 36 hours.
The latest Intel vPro processor will include built-in protections to detect and block ransomware attacks, Intel said.
From a vulnerability management perspective, it makes sense for defenders to be aware of which vulnerabilities have publicly available exploit code. Increasingly, much of that code is beginning to appear on GitHub.