Lawmakers Move to Ban TikTok in US
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Tuesday announced bipartisan legislation to ban China's popular social media app TikTok. The Averting the National Threat of Internet Surveillance, Oppressive Censorship and Influence, and Algorithmic Learning by the Chinese Communist Party Act (ANTI-SOCIAL...
Much Ado About Zero Trust
What is Zero Trust? A zero trust network is not a new concept, but it has become more popular in recent years. The Zero Trust...
Bipartisan Bill Would Bolster Security Defenses Against Open-Source Software Vulnerabilities
Sens. Gary Peters, D-Mich., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, have proposed a bill to help protect federal and critical infrastructure systems by strengthening the security...
TikTok Could Face $29 Million Fine From UK For Failing to Protect Children’s Privacy
TikTok could face a fine of 27 million pounds – about $29 million -- over allegations of violating the United Kingdom’s children’s data privacy...
DOE Investing $12M to Enhance Cybersecurity of Energy Systems
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Wednesday announced that it is investing $12 million for six new research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) projects...
Tesla to Recall 1.1M Vehicles Over Automatic Windows
Tesla is recalling nearly 1.1 million cars in the US because the windows might close too fast and injure people's fingers. The National Highway...
Crypto Trader Wintermute Hit by $160 Million Hack
Hackers have stolen digital assets worth around $160 million from crypto trading firm Wintermute, according to a tweet from its CEO on Tuesday. CEO...
We Are at The Edge of Realizing the Potentials of Bug Bounties and Crowdsourced Security – Hackerone
More organizations are taking advantage of bug bounty programs to strengthen their security postures. It simply makes sense – crowdsource the best cyber talent at scale to find those security gaps before the bad actors find them, and exploit...
Virtru is Like a Spell Check for Security: We Take Privacy Very Seriously – Virtru CEO
John Ackerly is the cofounder, CEO of Virtru Corporation. He spent the earlier part of his career working as the lead policy adviser on technology issues at the White House, and Policy Director at the Department of Commerce. Ackerly...
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Uber Investigates Hack After Report of Breach
Uber said on Thursday it is investigating a possible breach of its network after a hacker gained access on Thursday to the company’s internal...
Adobe to Purchase Online Design Company Figma in $20 Billion Deal
Adobe Inc announced on Thursday it would buy online design startup Figma for about $20 billion to expand its portfolio of collaboration-focused platforms geared...
California Sues Amazon for Anti-Competitive Practices, Price Manipulation
California Attorney General Rob Bonta sued Amazon Wednesday, alleging the e-commerce giant has stifled competition in a way that’s increased prices for California consumers. The...
Tesla Sued for ‘Deceptive Claims’ About So-Called Self-Driving Cars
Tesla Inc was sued on Wednesday in a proposed class action accusing the electric car company of misleading the public by falsely advertising its...
Justice Department Charges Iranians With ‘Ransomware-Style Extortion’ Against US Targets
The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday charged three Iranian nationals with allegedly orchestrating a scheme to hack into the computer networks of multiple...
DuckDuckGo, Other Pro-Privacy Companies Appeal to Congress to Curb Big Tech Excesses
A group of 13 companies urged the U.S. Congress on Tuesday to approve a bill that would rein in giant tech companies like Alphabet's...