Why a Greek-style run on the banks won't happen in the U.S.

Jun 30, 2015
How do you make money safe? You insure it. That's what the FDIC does.
Posted In: FDIC, insurance, cash, banking, security, Personal Finance, Savings
Outside view of the Sony headquarters building in Tokyo.

The Sony cyber-attack: Whodunit?

Dec 2, 2014
Could North Korea have carried out the hack against Sony Pictures? Probably not, says an observer who offers another theory.
Posted In: Sony, hacking, security, cybersecurity
A visitor to the Google office in Berlin looks at a three-dimensional rendering of Manhattan while using Google Earth.

Regaining control of your online data

Nov 18, 2014
In a culture shift, new apps and sites help users protect and erase private data.
Posted In: privacy, data, security

Can Adobe 'photoshop out' privacy concerns?

Dec 12, 2013
Adobe's security concerns could impact the company’s financial performance, eventually.
Posted In: Adobe, security, hacking

It takes more than a background check to prevent a violent shooting

Sep 20, 2013
When it comes to preventing shootings at the workplace, background checks before hiring employees are just the first step.
Posted In: security, safety, shootings, Navy Yard, workplace, background checks

Surveillance of phone and Internet data: the new normal?

Jun 7, 2013
Can consumers really do anything to force Internet and telecommunications companies to fight back against government tracking of personal data?
Posted In: privacy, web privacy, surveillance, security

How is the government going to find anything in the Verizon phone data?

Jun 6, 2013
Verizon is reportedly handing the National Security Agency data on every customer's calls. So how does the government go about finding needles on the digital haystack?
Posted In: Verizon, data mining, cell phones, terrorism, security

We're watching you: Surveillance cameras are a hot ticket item, after Boston

Apr 23, 2013
After Boston, surveillance cameras are hot sellers, and it's not just businesses that are buying.
Posted In: security, surveillance, cameras, boston, boston marathon

Sifting evidence from video of the Boston Marathon bombings

Apr 16, 2013
How cell phone and surveillance video is gathered and and processed to find clues, and track the perpetrators of the fatal attack in Boston.
Posted In: boston marathon, security, surveillance

New TSA knife policy angers flight attendants

Mar 8, 2013
The Transportation Security Administration has announced a policy change that would allow airline passengers to carry small knives and sports equipment onto planes, beginning next month. Flight attendants and air marshals protested.
Posted In: TSA, airplanes, Sports, security