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May 5, 2014
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Convenience comes with trade-offs: The same technology that gives us unprecedented access to information enables surveillance—exposing our personal data and making us vulnerable to questioning by government agencies.

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May 2, 2014
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The federal government has begun looking for a new contractor to hire in replacement for the company currently in charge of its Healthcare.gov website, according to The...

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April 28, 2014
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A recent survey found that 43 percent of employees have accessed sensitive corporate data using their smart devices on unsecured private networks, according to eSecurityPlanet. The survey was...

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April 21, 2014
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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported that the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has several major security weaknesses in its IT system, according to SC Magazine. For...

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April 16, 2014
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The Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) discovered April 11 that hundreds of Canadians had their social insurance numbers stolen due to the Heartbleed security bug. However, the agency waited until the April 14 to make this information public because the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) asked the CRA to delay notifying...

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April 14, 2014
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The number of U.S. citizens who have experienced a data breach has increased, according to Pew Research. In fact, 18 percent of adults have had information stolen via...

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April 8, 2014
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GoldJulia Angwin has glimpsed the future of privacy—and it's going to cost a pretty penny. Angwin, the author of "Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance," told Marketplace Tech how much she spent last...

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April 8, 2014
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Cybercriminals typically prefer to use malware they can buy on the black market, rather than produce their own unique software, according to a Websense threat report discussed by...

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April 4, 2014
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Federal agencies are deficient in their responses to data breaches by not responding fast enough and not employing sufficient security measures, according to the Government Accountability Office

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March 31, 2014
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How IT security services respond to a cyberattack can make a major impact on whether or not the attack is thwarted, according to Dark Reading. In one case, a company was hacked ...

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