Unpatched Firewalls leave US Power Grid Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

Unpatched Firewalls leave US Power Grid Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

Unpatched Firewalls leave US Power Grid Vulnerable to Cyberattacks A cyber-security incident that impacted a US power grid entity earlier this year was not as dangerous as initially thought, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) said last week. In...
HIPAA Can’t Protect Privacy In Medical Apps

HIPAA Can’t Protect Privacy In Medical Apps

HIPAA Can’t Protect Privacy In Medical Apps   Americans may soon be able to get their medical records through smartphone apps as easily as they order takeout food from Seamless or catch a ride from Lyft. But prominent medical organizations are warning that...
Security Demands Up With 5G

Security Demands Up With 5G

Security Demands Up With 5G Zhou Hongyi, co-founder of Chinese internet security provider Qihoo 360 Technology, expects the rollout of 5G mobile services and expansion of the industrial internet to open up more opportunities for the company in the world’s second...
Companies Sharing Your Data with Their Third Party Vendors

Companies Sharing Your Data with Their Third Party Vendors

Companies Sharing Your Data with Their Third-Party Vendors It seems that every day there’s another news headline about how companies are using consumer data. Facebook was in the news again recently when the FTC slapped it with a $5 billion fine based on...
Has New Storage Tech Made It Impossible To Securely Erase Old Hard Disks

Has New Storage Tech Made It Impossible To Securely Erase Old Hard Disks

Has New Storage Tech Made It Impossible To Securely Erase Old Hard Disks In the olden days, when you wanted to replace your hard drive with a bigger one, you’d run a “secure erase” on it to completely remove any personal data. This would write zeros to the entire...