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Where Washington, D.C. fits in the Internet of Things

POLITICO and McKinsey & Company pulled together a group of technology leaders to determine how and if Washington has a role in the Internet of Things. The report that came out of that thinkfest proved interesting indeed.

Defense contractors face new data breach rules from Pentagon

Defense contractors take note. The Pentagon just published new rules for reporting data breaches and securing data in the cloud.

ICSA Labs warns about privacy, data security issues with Windows 10

While Windows 10 has many useful features, it collects data from both online and offline activity to share with partners, often for unknown reasons, warned Greg Wasson, program manager for ICSA Labs, a vendor-neutral security certification body.

BYOD on the decline in healthcare organizations, survey finds

BYOD poses challenges for healthcare organizations in terms of data security risks, IT support, Wi-Fi connectivity and increased costs. These challenges are prompting some organizations to pull back on BYOD programs.

Zettaset, Thales partner on big data encryption

Zettaset and Thales teamed up to provide an encryption product for open-source Hadoop and NoSQL. Thales keyAuthority extends key management to Hadoop and NoSQL using Zettaset BDEncrypt client software to provide scalable encryption controls for huge databases. The product is aimed at protecting both data-at-rest and in-motion.

Druva provides dashboard for IT to manage data risks on mobile devices and in the cloud

To address enterprise data security concerns about mobile and cloud, data protection firm Druva launched on Tuesday its inSync Proactive Compliance platform designed to provide IT departments with a single dashboard that enables them to see where data risks are happening on devices and in the cloud and take immediate action.

Spotlight: OptioLabs to release PrivateEye Enterprise 5.0 to secure mobile devices

OptioLabs announced the July 20 availability of its PrivateEye Enterprise 5.0, an upgrade to its data security and compliance software product that protects computer screens from data leakage and insider threats.

Report: Toshiba develops unbreakable encryption using photons

Toshiba is trying to make encryption safe, even from prying NSA eyes. The Japanese electronics firm is working on a quantum cryptography system that analysts claimed can't be breached, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.

Spotlight: CVS, Target deal will bring 'data security, privacy problems and HIPAA horrors'

Both Target and CVS have bad histories in handling sensitive customer data so what happens when CVS buys Target's pharmacy business? 

Spotlight: Delphix acquires Axis Technology to beef up its DaaS data masking

To improve its ability to offer companies data masking technology, data-as-a-service provider Delphix has acquired Axis Technology Software, a Boston-based data masking provider.