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  • Inside corporate privacy programs at Fortune 1000 companies

    06.11.2014

    The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) released a survey of corporate privacy programs at Fortune 1000 companies.

  • Unsurprisingly, most believe their personal data is not secure

    06.11.2014

    Confronted with new breaches reported in the media every week, nearly two out of three Americans (61% believe their personal data is not secure, according to PKWARE.

  • Which messaging technologies are actually secure?

    05.11.2014

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation has evaluated 39 chat clients, text messaging apps, email apps, and technologies for voice and video calls, and found that only six of them fulfil the seven criteria the organization deems necessary for user security: Data is encrypted in transitData is encrypted at the provider levelThey offer the option of verifying contacts' identitiesIf encryption keys are stolen, past communications are secure (the app provides forward-secrecy)The cryptography design of the app has been well documentedThe app's code is open to independent reviewThe app's code has been audited.The six apps in questions are ChatSecure, CryptoCat, Silent Circle's Silent Phone and Silent Text, and Open WhisperSystems's Signal/RedPhone and TextSecure (the latter's code and cryptographic protocol have only recently been audited).

  • Researchers audit the TextSecure encrypted messaging app

    03.11.2014

    A group of German researchers have audited TextSecure, the popular open source encrypted messaging application for Android, and the news is good.

  • Facebook embraces Tor users, sets up onion address

    03.11.2014

    While in the past Facebook has occasionally blocked Tor connections because of security considerations, the company has decided it will help Tor users from now on, and announced that they have created a Facebook onion address.




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Fighting malware, emerging threats and AI

Posted on 24 November 2014.  |  Liran Tancman is the CEO of CyActive, a predictive cyber security company. In this interview he talks about fighting malware, emerging threats, artificial intelligence and the cloud.


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