Quick comments on the proposed encryption bill and the Apple -vs- FBI battle (yes, they’re related)

New encryption bill proposed by Richard Burr (Republican, North Carolina) and Dianne Feinstein (Democrat, California) seeks to effectively require backdoors in encryption. The intent of the law is, I believe, noble.  The backdoors would only be available to law enforcement and then only in the most serious circumstances like terrorist attacks, child pornography, human trafficking, […]

Attackers targeting law firms, a warning for other market verticals

Levin advocates high-stakes law firms shake up their security status quo and put in place more aggressive security protocols. For starters, Levin said, companies need to boost employee awareness, training and adopt robust damage control programs that can limit the inevitable fallout from breaches. — Threatpost According to this article from Threatpost, attackers have been […]