World Wide Web inventor says governments should not break encryption
Apr04

World Wide Web inventor says governments should not break encryption

Upon receiving what is considered the computing world’s Nobel Prize, Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, expressed opposition to any government effort that would seek to break through the encryption features that protect private communications through the Internet. The 61-year-old Berners-Lee is this year’s recipient of the 2016 ACM A.M. Turing Award. The prestigious award named in honour of British mathematician Alan...

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U.K. Home Secretary seeks backdoor to WhatsApp following London Attack
Mar27

U.K. Home Secretary seeks backdoor to WhatsApp following London Attack

United Kingdom’s Home Secretary Amber Rudd, wants the government to gain access to the encrypted data held by instant messaging freeware WhatsApp in order to thwart terrorist attacks. British-born Khalid Masood reportedly used WhatsApp shortly before he ploughed through the crowds on Westminster Bridge on March 21st. Three people, he ran over and an unarmed policeman whom he later stabbed just outside the Parliament died, while scores...

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Your secret’s safe with BlackBerry Privacy Shade
Mar14

Your secret’s safe with BlackBerry Privacy Shade

So you’re on a packed bus and you have nothing to do but read your phone messages. Unfortunately, some of you fellow passengers also have nothing to do but read your messages too. BlackBerry has recently released an app called Privacy Shade which now allows you to view your phone messages in private even in public places such as trains, bus stops, and restaurants.   The app obscures parts of your phone screen “that you’re...

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Polish your cloud collaboration etiquette to shine in the workplace
Mar08

Polish your cloud collaboration etiquette to shine in the workplace

Some professionals may be hard to beat when it comes to using digital technology and employing their social media savvy. However, that doesn’t always mean they also have a good grip on real-life socializing. That’s why once in a while we run across new items such as this one from CBS New York which reports about Beaumont Etiquette, a company that specializes in helping millennials polish their manners and social skills. Team...

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Eurocom Commander I offers secure computing for enterprise users
Feb17

Eurocom Commander I offers secure computing for enterprise users

Eurocom – the name is synonymous with fast and powerful gaming rigs like the Sky X9E laptop which we reviewed a while back. This time, the Nepean, Ontario-based computer maker is training its sights on enterprise and government organization users with one of its latest creations. Grab a look at its Commander I laptop.   Slab-like appearance. Smooth but grippy matte black finish all around. The rig has a solid feel to it...

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072 | From the F.B.I to Cybersecurity: Why most companies are not doing the basics
Feb17

072 | From the F.B.I to Cybersecurity: Why most companies are not doing the basics

With a record number of security breaches in 2016, what can companies do to stay secure and what security trends should we keep an eye on? In this episode of WRLWND Radio we are joined by Dave Mahon, Chief Security Officer of CenturyLink and a former employee of the FBI who will delve into these issues. Show Notes: In this show, Dave talks about the security trends and issues that he sees dominating in 2017,  what are some of the...

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