How to Boost Border Security While Protecting Privacy

Artificial intelligence will be a powerful tool for border control agencies, but security must be built in at every level to protect privacy.

Government Should ‘Stop Pretending’ Your Social Security Number is Secret

Cyber experts want Congress to explore different ways to prove people’s identities.

Stringrays, Blocked Nominations and a Ton of Tech Bills

Congress is on a roll of tech-focused bills, including one that adds cyber positions to an agency.

Google Updates Its Privacy Policy So It's Easier to Understand

The tech giant has a lot of explaining to do when it comes to their privacy language.

Planned Food Stamp Recipients Database Sparks Hacking Fears

Critics say the database is unnecessarily expansive and would be a major draw for hackers.

Twitter Testing Out Encrypted Messaging

The new feature could transform direct messaging on the platform.

Facebook Is Exploring a Subscription Fee

The company has looked into offering a service like this before.

Twitter Is Telling All of its Users to Change Their Passwords

The passwords of every account—all 336 million of them—have been exposed in an internal log.

Facebook’s New Data Sharing Policies, Translated So a 13-Year-Old Can Understand

A breakdown of the biggest takeaways from Facebook’s new terms of service, including its data and privacy policies.

A Facebook Co-Founder Says Facebook Should Pay Us For Our Data

“Data is the common wealth that we’re all creating for the future century."