What MSPs Need to Know About Compliance

The IT Support/MSP game has changed.  Clients are no longer satisfied with just getting their desktops managed and servers supported. Almost every industry has customer privacy and security compliance regulations […]

How One Woman Hid Her Pregnancy From Big Data

"And finally, I’m actually here today to win the ‘Most Creative Use of Tor’ award I’m actually here today to win the ‘Most Creative Use of Tor’ award," she said, […]

What does Facebook SELL about you to corporations, governments and criminals?

…and here’s what a brand knows when you login via facebook via Twitter / TheBakeryLDN: …and here’s what a brand ….

Utah cops warrantlessly search prescription drug records of 480 emergency personnel | Ars Technica

Welcome to the land of the Free (surveillance) and the home of the Brave (spies) Utah law enforcement officials searched, without a warrant, the prescription drug records of 480 public […]

Is the SEC Obtaining Emails Without a Warrant? | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Imitation is the best form of flattery.  The DOJ is flattered.   Updates to the email privacy law called the Electronic Communications Privacy Act ECPA are long overdue. It’s common […]

Schneier on Security: Info on Russian Bulk Surveillance

Seems like the NSA has competition (or is that a friendly rivalry)?   Russian law gives Russia’s security service, the FSB, the authority to use SORM “System for Operative Investigative […]

Global Surveillance Week

Welcome to the Panopticon.  Or surveillance circle-jerk. With apologies to Tom Lehrer, Global Surveillance Week! Chinese spy on the Japanese Russians Spy on the Chinese Indians Spy on the Pakistanis […]

Who's to blame for Target's 110 million record breach? Target, VISA, MasterCard

As WSJ reports, the security guys tried to get chip-and-pin launched in the US 10 years ago. This is the same technology that has REDUCED UK losses by 70%.   […]

Is that a country in your pocket or are you happy to see me?

As SC magazine reports, a contractor stole data on 20 million South Koreans and smuggled it out on a USB stick. Data of 20 million South Koreans copied to USB […]

Cross a border, lose your ebooks

Here’s another excellent reason to NEVER buy digital content from iTunes, Google Play or Kindle. Cross the border, lose your content… Jim O’Donnell was at a library conference in Singapore […]