Privacy Is Power | Foreign Affairs | #education | #technology | #training | #education | #technology | #infosec

In 1992, a group of pioneering policymakers and technologists gathered at an international conference to chart the course of a distributed computing network. The arrival of digital platforms that would enable the near-instantaneous sharing of information by millions of people and institutions globally was just around the corner. The technology…

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FBI, US agencies look beyond indictments in cybercrime fight | #computerhacking | #hacking | #education | #technology | #infosec

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI and other federal agencies are increasingly looking to counter cyber threats through tools other than criminal indictments, the head of the bureau’s cyber division said in an interview with The Associated Press. Arrests and indictments of foreign cybercriminals are still appropriate in certain circumstances and…

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‘Canopy’ Security Project Aims to Reduce Automobile Thefts | #macos | #macsecurity | #education | #technology | #infosec

Canopy, a new security project from Ford and ADT, seeks to reduce automobile-related thefts and vandalism (via TechCrunch). Canopy Security In the beginning, Canopy plans to offer a vehicle-mounted device that can monitor the vehicle’s surroundings and alert drivers of theft, vandalism, and potentially other issues. This project is ADT’s first…

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India Shuts Down Kashmir Press Club | #socialmedia | #education | #technology | #infosec

A press club within the Indian-administered Kashmir region was forcibly taken over on Saturday by pro-government journalists and police before being permanently shut down by authorities. A press club within the Indian-administered Kashmir region was forcibly taken over by pro-government journalists and police before being permanently shut down by authorities….

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