Responding to the rising number of data breaches at US retailers, President Obama on Friday signed an executive order that will implement enhanced payment security measures throughout the federal government.
Several years ago, Vint Cerf visited the Guardian in his capacity as Google’s “evangelist in chief” – the kind of Silicon Valley title you can carry off only if you have invented the internet, which, luckily for Cerf, he had.
Edward Snowden, left, appears with Glenn Greenwald in a scene from the documentary Citizenfour. (Radius TWC/AP …The FBI has identified an employee of a federal contracting firm suspected of being the so-called “second leaker” who turned over sensitive documents about the U.S.
New research suggests more than 1 billion data records were stolen from more than 1,500 individual data breaches last year. The latest findings from Gemalto, an enterprise security firm, represent a significant year-over-year increase in both corporate breaches and data theft.
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