Recent data theft prompts companies to evaluate new ways of protecting customer information (but not as many as you'd think).
Virtru is one of a number of companies tackling the tricky problem of making email encryption easier.
The weak protections for customer data in Starbucks' mobile-payment app is a "wakeup call" for consumers who should never assume the apps they use in their smartphones are secure.
The company hopes to tap the security research community to find potential problems
The company's HTTPS implementation still needs some improvements, an SSL expert said
Microsoft transmits a wealth of information from Windows PCs to its servers in the clear, claims a security researcher.
Key issue is whether RSA overlooked crypto-algorithm's weaknesses to generate revenue from government contracts.
CyanogenMod wants to roll out a encrypted text-message feature for Android phones to ensure that no one's peeking in on conversations.
An NYU professor challenged a team of hackers to break into his online world. They did, but it wasn't easy or cheap.
Google's faster-than-expected upgrade of all its SSL certificates to an RSA key length of 2048 bits will make cracking connections to the company's services more difficult without affecting performance, experts say.