Data encryption could help businesses protect their sensitive information against mass surveillance by governments, as well as guard against unauthorized access by ill-intended third parties, but the correct implementation and use of data encryption technologies is not an easy task, according to security experts.
Video doesn't lie: When an angry customer took her complaint online, the donut shop came out on top.
Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft have joined Google in asking for greater transparency in surveillance requests, following widespread criticism of the U.S. government's surveillance programs and the role of the Internet companies.
Google CEO Larry Page and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday issued personal statements denying any knowledge of the National Security Agency's Prism surveillance program.
A number of theories are still available to make all the carefully worded statements and shifting facts sing harmoniously together today.
In an effort to quell outrage over the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, President Obama says the government is striking a balance between security and privacy.
A conservative activist has filed a lawsuit against U.S. President Barack Obama, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the U.S. National Security Agency after news reports that the NSA has been collecting the phone records of a large number of Verizon Communications customers.
Privacy groups and some lawmakers are in an uproar after news reports this week that the U.S. National Security Agency is conducting broad surveillance of the nation's residents.