NSA takes one-two punch to the face

The US National Security Agency has been hit by two legal losses that may put the last part of its controversial spying program on US citizens under threat. In one case, brought by customers of AT&T and run by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), the NSA was ordered [PDF] to provide relevant evidence that would … Read more

9 Ways Organizations Sabotage Their Own Security: Lessons from the Verizon DBIR

Datasets from the recent Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) show that some security teams still may be operating under false assumptions regarding what it takes to keep their organizations secure. For starters, the same security standards don’t apply across all vertical industries, says Suzanne Widup, a senior consultant for the Verizon RISK Team … Read more

Comcast Is Trying to Censor a Site That Claims Comcast Is Committing Fraud

In the latest salvo in the war against net neutrality, Comcast has sent a cease-and-desist order to the digital rights group Fight for the Future that threatens legal action if their pro-net neutrality website isn’t turned over to telecom giant. The website in question—comcastroturf.com—calls for an investigation into thousands of potentially fake comments that have … Read more