The ‘Not Secure’ Web

After years of hinting it would do so, Google finally began marking HTTP pages that collect information as "Not Secure" in Chrome this week.


USB the Hard Way

Apple made it trickier for anyone looking to download the contents of an iOS device this week with a new feature that prevents USB accessories from communicating with devices that haven't been unlocked in an hour.


Friday Five: 6/29 Edition

A massive marketing firm data leak, a new data privacy bill in California, and more. Catch up on the week's infosec news with this roundup!


Preventing a Ban on Encryption

A bipartisan bill, the ENCRYPT Act, has resurfaced in the House of Representatives this week. The legislation would block states and governments from compelling companies to weaken encryption with a backdoor.



Domain Fronting Shutdown Hits Hard

Amazon followed in Google's footsteps this week in banning domain fronting, a technique that allows app and site developers to evade censorship.



Weakened Encryption Solves Nothing

Christoper Wray, who was confirmed as the new FBI Director in August, said last week the concept of "Going Dark," compounded by new encrypted communications services and technologies, is still posing a challenge for the bureau.



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ANALYST REPORTS

Gartner 2017 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Data Loss Prevention (DLP)