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 •  October 24

From last October's famous internet outage to the more recent data breach at credit reporting agency Equifax, there's a common denominator across most major security incidents we've seen lately: the targets were centralized services. Centralized architectures—which account for most of today's internet services—concentrate data, hardware, and other...

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 •  October 23

In a digital threat landscape where businesses are constantly playing catch-up with new attack vectors and vulnerabilities, the best defense they have is the same thing that makes them such an appealing target for hackers: a mountain of data. Sure, you've got endpoint protection and encryption software. And you've got your IT and security...

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 •  October 23

Encryption has stopped the FBI from accessing almost 7,000 mobile devices, according to the agency's new director, Christopher Wray. "To put it mildly, this is a huge, huge problem," he reportedly said in a Sunday speech at a police conference in Philadelphia. "It impacts investigations across the board." That includes suspected crimes dealing with...

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 •  July 10

President Trump this weekend promoted an "impenetrable Cyber Security unit" with Russia before backtracking on the idea about 12 hours later. "Putin & I discussed forming an impenetrable Cyber Security unit so that election hacking, & many other negative things, will be guarded...and safe," Trump tweeted around 8 a.m. on Sunday morning. About 12...