As the encryption argument takes center stage in the ongoing Apple vs. the U.S. Government squabbles, a very important—and potentially destructive—change is taking place in security strategy.
Stories by Evan Schuman
And there’s no way the negotiators didn’t know that.
A new report shows a direct link between security problems in small businesses and enterprise security headaches. This happens when SMBs are suppliers or resellers for enterprises and are therefore connected.
If people spent half as much time protecting their data as they do trying to prevent the data being protected, we'd all be far better off.
It’s self-defeating to try to protect data by treating it all as if it’s equally sensitive.
Recruit a bunch of anarchists and — surprise, surprise — you get anarchy.
A breach that doesn’t result in anyone compromising any data is something like the proverbial tree that falls in the forest with no one around. Is it truly a data breach?
The hacking group’s activities have always seemed dubious, but in this case, success will be quite welcome.
An idea aimed at consumers just might work for enterprises that want to safeguard communications too.
The system is counterintuitive, and its usefulness is yet to be demonstrated.
FireEye, like all companies, wants to protect its intellectual property. But it needs to realize that security companies aren’t perceived like other companies.
All companies need to pay more attention to the experience that ordinary users have when they try to install new products and upgrades.
Employers misjudge how potential insider cyberattackers will judge the risks and payoffs from their crimes.
In a world where shopping malls are losing customers by the escalator-load to more convenient and deeper-inventoried digital options, one mall in a lightly populated Nebraska town is making some impressive progress in getting its shoppers to stick around. It's not about bringing customers into the mall. It's about giving them reasons to come all the time — and not wanting to leave.
Retail beacons have huge potential, but it can only be met when chains move beyond seeing beacons solely as tiny ad broadcasters. Coca-Cola is starting to get creative about beacons, with a trial in Norway movie theaters to not merely communicate with moviegoers but to remember them for re-targeting later.