A broad coalition of activist groups, companies, and online platforms will hold a worldwide day of activism in opposition to the NSA's mass spying regime on February 11th.
NSA employee Kevin Igoe will continue to be one of the two co-chairs of the Crypto Forum Research Group (CFRG), which helps the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) review the applicability and uses of cryptographic mechanisms, and give crypto advice to the organization's various Working Groups.
Security experts at Unisys predicted that the coming year will usher in broad-based adoption of encryption as enterprises respond to recent disclosures that unencrypted data traffic inside enterprises is vulnerable to detection from outsiders.
Tripwire announced the results of a survey on cloud security technology trends in the federal government.
The "independent" Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies ordered to be created by US president Barack Obama in August has finally delivered its long-awaited report on NSA intelligence-gathering practices on Sunday, and it has been released to the public.
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