In an age of hacking and fake news, governments and private companies must join forces to stop Russian disinformation.
Too often computer scientists are left out of public debates about computer science.
Blockchains track, record, and secure transactions made within the virtual currency Bitcoin. They can also help defend many critical systems from devastating cyberattacks.
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.
Rapid advances in biometric technology mean the public is surveilled – and their movements recorded – more than ever before. If this technology spreads without limits, it could soon impinge on basic rights.
The security researcher known for hacking a 2014 Jeep Cherokee, leading to a 1.4 million-vehicle recall, outlines how automakers can keep connected cars safe from cyberattacks.
The US and China have made progress on curbing commercial cyberespionage. Now, the global powers need to set limits when it comes to digital warfare.
The international community has finally started a serious conversation about norms in cyberspace. But reaching a global consensus needs the world's attention.
Central American families walk through dense brush after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the United States from Mexico, in Fronton, Texas, on Oct.18.
The Senate must step up to pass this desperately needed legislation that restores the privacy rights of all Americans in the Digital Age.
The weaponization of data at the micro level is a serious challenge. Don't let the era of Big Data give way to a future of Bad Data.
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.
Unless Washington stops politicizing the response to the US election hack and focuses on improving the nation's digital security, the country remains vulnerable to devastating cyberattacks.
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.