Apple Building Portal For Law Enforcement Data Requests

The company will also build a digital forensics training program.

Five Eyes Intel Alliance Urges Big Tech to Help Break Encrypted Messages

The U.S. and four major allies warn new legislation might be necessary to ensure law enforcement can access communications.

FBI Looking For Tech to Foil Fingerprint Obliteration

The FBI wants artificial intelligence tools that can ID people with burnt, cut or otherwise altered fingerprints.

The Age of 3D-Printed Guns in America Is Here

The guns are untraceable, and require no background check to make or own.

The ACLU Used Amazon’s Facial Recognition And It Labelled Congress Members As Criminals

The ACLU is using this demonstration to call for a moratorium on police use of facial-recognition technology.

Why It’s Hard to Protect Domestic-Violence Survivors Online

Restraining orders have evolved to prohibit digital communication, but what happens when they fail?

Driving Without a Smartphone

A new law in Georgia discourages drivers from even touching a screen. Whether or not it improves safety, it could help break people’s phone habits.

The Security Hole in Apple's New Security Feature

USB Restricted Mode could still let law enforcement into your phone.

Orlando Does an About-Face on Facial Recognition Technology

The city’s police department is moving forward with the second phase of testing weeks after the initial pilot program ended amid concerns raised by civil liberties groups.

3 Ways to Use Data to Fight Terrorism and Money Laundering

Cognitive search and analytics technologies are all about accessing the right information at the right time.

A U.S. Court Rejected Google Translate as a Means of Providing Consent to a Cop

Courts around the world are increasingly considering relying on machine translation during legal proceedings.

Drone Cops Take Flight in Los Angeles

The L.A. County Sheriff has deployed a quadcopter drone for rescue and reconnaissance. But will the public accept that these aerial officers come in peace?

Bill Would Prevent States from Messing with Encryption

The bill comes amid an encryption debate that pits national security against cybersecurity.