Israel Introducing Data Breach Notification Law.

It was reported last week that Israel introduced mandatory data security and breach notification requirements into its law books. The law is expected to go into full effect next year. Business of all types – be they global, multinational companies or the barber shop down the street – will be affected by the new regulations. […] read more

Data Encryption: The US Government Has 35,000 People Working On Crypto.

According to arstechnica.com, the US government spends $11 billion and dedicates 35,000 people each year to a program “dedicated to encryption,” which includes cracking encryption.  Most people would view this as a bad thing.  There are issues like the right to privacy and whatnot.  But the way I see it, this is actually good news […] read more

Hacking Disk Encryption: "Inception" For Cracking Encryption Released, Is Bwooooong-tastic.

Not too long ago, a tool for cracking laptop disk encryption was released by Elcomsoft.  In the latter’s case, it targeted machines that were using PGP, TrueCrypt, and Microsoft’s BitLocker.  The cracking tool made use of a vulnerability found on FireWire / iLink / 1394 port, a weakness that has been around for a while. […] read more