If Trump walks back US surveillance reform, he could jeopardize a trade agreement with the European Union that ensures the free flow of data across the Atlantic.
A congressional report says encryption makes America safer. Why are these two Representatives refusing to sign on?
Now that law enforcement has more leeway to hack computers and surveil suspects due to changes in criminal procedure, Congress needs oversee these powers to protect Americans' civil liberties and privacy.
In order to beat malicious hackers, the cybersecurity community must develop innovative approaches for deploying – and automating – offensive strategies to find and fix software vulnerabilities.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration owes it to motorists to set more robust and clearer privacy standards for connected cars.
The key to a productive RSA Conference, the massive cybersecurity gathering that kicks off next week in San Francisco, is avoiding firms that push fear, uncertainty, and doubt.
In his new book about medical privacy, Adam Tanner argues patients are in the dark about a multibillion dollar industry that profits from their medical records.
Just two days after his Jan. 10 farewell speech, the Obama administration granted sweeping surveillance powers to the incoming Trump presidency – dramatically expanding 17 government agencies legal authority to spy on US citizens.
Instead of adding to hostilities toward internet freedom, Trump has a chance to help safeguard digital liberties. That means crafting a cybersecurity policy in his first 100 days to reinforce appropriate behavior in cyberspace.
Police departments' growing use of devices known as "Stingrays" that intercept – and disrupt – people's communications represents a clear danger to Americans' privacy.
In his new book about kids and digital safety, Nathan Fisk argues that efforts to thwart cyberbullying shouldn't stop young people from participating in online communities where they can figure out the right ways – and wrong ways – to communicate.
While it's unknown if the Facebook check-in campaign to support pipeline protesters at the Standing Rock is effective, it shows protesters are pushing back against online surveillance.
The recent cyberattack that crippled much of the web last week took advantage of vulnerabilities in home products connected to the internet. Fixing those flaws is possible but it requires public action and industry cooperation.
Voter trust is on the line unless the US increases cybersecurity at the polls.
Consumers have many questions about safety, cybersecurity, and privacy in the coming fleets of autonomous vehicles. And they want a say in shaping the future of transportation.
During the last two presidential debates, Donald Trump cast doubt on US claims that Russia carried out cyberattacks on political organizations. But without clear evidence from the government, how can the public really be sure it was Moscow?
If the United States does not officially attribute state-sponsored cyberattacks and cedes the field to private companies or other states, it risks losing control of both the narrative about particular cyberattacks and the evolving norms of cyberspace.
In the final stretch of the presidential campaign, there's growing concern hackers could strike on Election Day. But while there are concerns about cybersecurity at polling places, altering an election is another matter altogether.