But under federal law, health insurance companies don't have to encrypt user data.
It's not about the device you buy. The real value is in the data it produces.
Surgeons in training at Stanford University add Google's Internet-connected headset to their list of at-hand surgical tools.
CureCrowd aggregates the experiences of others by letting them score the usefulness of various treatments from 0 (no help) to 4 (cured).
The company is using Google+ Hangouts to connect customers to experts for one-on-one teaching sessions.
Wickr's flavor of secure text messaging, protected in part by the encryption technique called Perfect Forward Secrecy, lands on Android in a new beta.
When a company contacts you about a potential loss of your personal data to hackers, you may be left wondering what information was stolen and the potential consequences.
On the eve of the Google I/O conference, Microsoft picks a loud fight with Google over online office suites.
Telemedicine -- when patients visit doctors over video chat -- is becoming more popular. But there are challenges for the tech providers in keeping patient information confidential. CNET's Kara Tsuboi profiles one Silicon Valley firm that's working to keep things private.
Intel is diving into the personal cloud storage space with a new Atom-based platform targeted towards both consumers and small businesses.