- AT&T hacker Weev released from prison after appeals court overturns conviction
- Symantec draws new security picture
- Confirmed: hackers can use Heartbleed to steal private SSL keys
- Heartbleed panic drives flood of enquiries to Symantec's Melbourne CA
- Rising security threat should motivate better employee support: Symantec
New polling from the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) highlights the importance of guidelines to limit Web companies' online tracking.
Lobbyists derailed an effort by U.S. President Barack Obama's administration to create mobile privacy standards, a privacy group charged on Thursday, while some participants in the process conceded it lacked focus.
The Digital Advertising Alliance, a champion of privacy self-regulation, unveils set of principles for advertisers and tech companies to provide notice and controls over consumers' data on the mobile Web.
The U.S. online advertising industry has not lived up to a promise to stop the online tracking of Internet users who ask advertisers to do so, a senior U.S. senator said Wednesday.
New legislation in the U.S. Senate that would allow Internet users to tell companies to stop tracking them is unnecessary and could slow e-commerce growth, some tech groups said.
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Incident handling is a vast topic, but here are a few tips for you to consider in your incident response. I hope you never have to use them, but the odds are at some point you will and I hope being ready saves you pain (or your job!).
- Have an incident response plan.
- Pre-define your incident response team
- Define your approach: watch and learn or contain and recover.
- Pre-distribute call cards.
- Forensic and incident response data capture.
- Get your users on-side.
- Know how to report crimes and engage law enforcement.
- Practice makes perfect.
I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.