No joke: Stephen Colbert's not a fan of Edward Snowden's whistleblowing, the political satirist tells a packed house at the closing RSA Conference keynote speech.
Government-sponsored malware, the legal implications of the US government's pro-spying defense, and a discussion of tools to fight for the future lit up the agenda at the first Trustworthy Technology Conference.
Security conference in San Francisco meets with a wide range of protests by security professionals.
A new conference focusing on issues of "trust" at the intersection of privacy and security will take place during RSA's annual show.
In the wake of last month's revelations that encryption firm RSA has been in cahoots with the NSA, several of the best-known security industry speakers cancel their regular appearances at the RSA Conference.
The National Security Agency paid $10 million to the security firm RSA to implement intentionally flawed encryption, according to a new report.
The fix comes less than a week after Redmond acknowledged vulnerability to decade-old encryption flaw.
The result of an encryption issue, the newly discovered bug could have left iOS users of mobile Safari vulnerable to hackers.
Previously thought limited to Apple and Google browsers, the flaw leaves communications between affected users and websites open to interception.
By not properly vetting the Superfish adware, Lenovo became the most recent unwitting example of broken links in the software supply chain.