Stories by Jaikumar Vijayan

Snowden serves up another lesson on insider threats

The Edward Snowden saga continues to serve up valuable lessons on the dangers posed to enterprise data by insiders with privileged access to systems and networks. The latest lesson involves the risks of allowing password sharing among employees.

Is French outrage against U.S. spying misplaced?

The anger expressed by French officials following revelations that the U.S. National Security Agency gathered data on millions of phone calls involving French citizens appears misplaced considering reports of the country's own record of domestic and international surveillance.

Jury still out on FISA court

Data released by the presiding judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court suggest that the secret court is tougher on government requests for wiretaps on foreign terrorism suspects than had been generally assumed.

Lawmakers seek answers Obamacare Data Hub security

Two Republican lawmakers Wednesday demanded that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS) provide information on security measures used to secure the Federal Data Services Hub that was built to support Obamacare healthcare exchanges.