Topic: nsa

U.S. Department of Justice announces new disclosure deal with tech companies

Companies such as Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Yahoo can now disclose NSA data requests, eventually … continue reading

White House to tackle Big Data

A presidential working group is being formed to take an in-depth look at Big Data and the future of privacy … continue reading

SD Times Blog: An alternative security conference

RSA boycotters are holding their own conference, TrustyCon, with an added emphasis on trustworthy computing … continue reading

Computer security researchers launch boycott of RSA conference

Security professionals are starting to withdraw from conference after a report revealed a contract between RSA and the NSA … continue reading

SD Time Blog: NSA building quantum computer to break all encryptions

According to documents provided by Edward Snowden, the NSA is building a new breed of supercomputer … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Leaked documents reveal NSA backdoor in Apple software

A bevy of curiously codenamed NSA spying tools have targeted various companies … continue reading

The cloud in 2013: Expanding the possibilities

Competition meant increased capacity and capabilities … continue reading

Eight top tech companies team up to urge reform for government surveillance

Group aims to change policies and practices for monitoring around the world … continue reading

Google speeds up end-to-end encryption to prevent NSA direct fiber taps

Action is designed to cut down on usefulness of direct fiber taps … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Lavabit, Silent Circle, Kim Dotcom and the ongoing saga of encrypted e-mail

Since Snowden revealed PRISM, Lavabit and Silent Circle have shut down amid NSA pressure, and Kim Dotcom joined the party … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil, code no evil

How much responsibility do software developers have in making their technology legally—and morally—compliant? … continue reading Protection Status