Pakistan’s Upper House this week began debating a new bill seeking to establish a National Cyber Security Council, an agency the nation feels is needed in the wake of Edward Snowden's myriad revelations about NSA surveillance.
The Cyber Security Council Bill 2014 was presented by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed on Monday with the aim of creating a body to draft policy, guidelines and strategy on cyber security issues according to international best practices, in line with Pakistan Today.
It's no coincidence that as more news spreads of various hacks, data breaches, and cybercrime, more people are reporting their personal online information stolen.
The Pew Research Center released a survey on Monday showing that 18 percent of US online adults reported having important personal information stolen, such as Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, and bank account data. That is 7 percent higher than what was reported in July 2013.
I was reading Michelle Maisto's well-researched and well written story about how enterprises are slowly moving away from BlackBerry as the standard for secure mobile communications.
While I was doing this, I was waiting for the new BlackBerry Z30 GSM phone to restart—a process that was taking far longer than it should. This device which I'm reviewing for eWEEK should have been BlackBerry's tour de force.
There's a temptation to believe that San Francisco is in the middle of severe social tensions around tech.
When Yahoo buses are vomited upon and Google lawyers are the targets of a protest for allegedly evicting teachers from their homes, you'd conceive that things can only get worse. And then there's Google Glass.
If there's one phrase that sums up today's society it is this: "Here I am."
So my spleen is turned mildly beige at the idea that drivers who discovered they were stuck on a blocked freeway would get out of their cars, stand in the middle of the road, and make like Ellen DeGeneres with a bunch of Hollywood high-rollers.