Tag: access

Privacy, Security

Security and remote working – how to think about access

January 27, 2021

Via: Techradar

Identity management has a long history, almost as long as computing itself. The first password was implemented by Fernando Corbato in the early 1960s, and this familiar concept passed into Multics and then Unix. However, passwords are no longer suitable […]

Cybersecurity, Security

Security pros split on government access to cloud data, survey shows

August 12, 2016

Via: Computer Weekly

Information security professionals are split over whether cloud suppliers should co-operate with governments by providing access to encrypted data, a survey has revealed. More than one-third of those polled said cloud providers should turn over encrypted data to governments when […]

Privacy, Security

Microsoft wins appeal over US government access to emails held overseas

July 15, 2016

Via: Info World

A U.S. appeals court has quashed a search warrant that would have required Microsoft to disclose contents of emails stored on a server in Ireland, in a case that has broad ramifications for privacy, diplomatic relations and the ability of […]


Weekend tech reading: Arkham Knight PC update, Xeon D reviewed, 2000-2015 web demographics

June 29, 2015

Via: Matthew DeCarlo

Americans’ internet access: 2000-2015 The Pew Research Center’s unit studying the internet and society began systematically measuring internet adoption among Americans in 2000. Since then, Pew Research has conducted 97 national surveys of adults that have documented how the internet […]