Virginia Court Kills Privacy

A federal court in Virginia on June 23 may have put the final stake in the heart of constitutionally protected privacy rights online. The case itself was simple enough –…

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Inside(r) Job

In 1981, R. Foster Winans was a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, writing the “Heard it on the Street” column.  As a diligent reporter, he would find out information…

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Encryption as Protection? Maybe Not

A recent espionage prosecution in West Palm Beach, Florida demonstrates that encryption may not be the panacea that organizations think it is.  So rather than relying on encryption alone, companies…

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Stagefright and Security Fright

A new vulnerability in the Android OS points out not only problems with hardware and software generally, but with our bug bounty and patch management system for mass-market consumer products…

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