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EMC Syncplicity lets enterprises manage their own encryption keys

Its Customer Managed Keys feature uses rights management software that customers can run on their own hardware

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Crypto gurus: The government's key escrow plan won't work

World renowned cryptographers highlighted various reasons why creating a master decryption key for the government to use is not practical

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, April 22

US warns airlines of onboard hacking... drone lands on Japanese PM's office... Google adds push notifications to Chrome

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HP partners with FireEye for cyberattack investigation and response

FireEye's technology will be offered as part of HP's Enterprise Services

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Microsoft moves to address customers' concerns about cloud control and transparency

The company will launch new features for Office 365 designed to give organizations more control and visibility into their data

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US plans Silicon Valley cybersecurity center

The new center would promote greater collaboration between the government and private sector.

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Congress moves forward on cyberthreat sharing bill despite privacy concerns

The House may vote this week on a bill that would allow shared cybertheat information to be passed to the NSA and law enforcement agencies.

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IBM launches new threat-analytics tools in the cloud

Based on QRadar, the new security-focused offerings are available as SaaS

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Raytheon forms defense-grade security unit with $1.9 billion Websense buy

Raytheon plans to combine Websense's Triton platform with its own SureView line of security products.

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Poor WordPress documentation trips developers, yields plug-ins with XSS flaw

Website administrators should check if they have any affected plug-ins and update them in order to avoid attacks

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Centrify adds extra protection for sensitive accounts with new cloud service

The company's Centrify Privilege Service will cost from $50 per user and month

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Kill all passwords by eating them, says PayPal

Traditional biometrics such as finger prints and iris scans will be out of date before payment firms adopt them

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HTTPS snooping flaw in third-party library affected 1,000 iOS apps with millions of users

The flaw in the AFNetworking library broke HTTPS certificate validation, enabling man-in-the-middle attacks