Minding the Gaps: WikiLeaks and Internet Security in the 21st Century

If you're in Milwaukee on February 4, please join us for this event organized by UW-Milwaukee's Center for 21st Century Studies, and co-sponsored by the Center for Information Policy Research. Full details here. Minding the Gaps: WikiLeaks and Internet Security…

Dear Google: Make Security and Privacy the Default in the Cloud

Today, a six page letter was sent to Google’s CEO, Eric Schmidt, asking Google to honor the important privacy promises it has made to its customers and protect users’ communications from theft and snooping by enabling industry standard transport encryption…

When Your Secret Questions Aren’t So Secret

There's been a flurry of news recently about an article from Microsoft and Carnegie Mellon University researchers showing that secret questions used to recover forgotten passwords aren't so secret after all. As reported in Technology Review: In a study involving…