Big tech companies unite to vet vendor cybersecurity
Some of the world's largest technology companies, including Uber, AirBnB, Square and Twitter, are joining forces to benchmark the cybersecurity standards of companies they do business with.
Apple joins the rush to kill off outdated crypto
Apple's latest upgrades — Mac OS Sierra and iOS 10 — will remove point-to-point tunneling protocol VPN connections, and won't allow Secure Sockets Layer version 3 connections or the use of RC4 encryption.
How Apple can help the FBI
Earlier today, a federal judge ordered Apple to comply with the FBI’s request for technical assistance in the recovery of the San Bernadino gunmen’s iPhone 5C. Since then, many have argued whether these requests from the FBI are technically feasible given the support for strong encryption on iOS devices. Based on my initial reading of the request and my knowledge of the iOS platform, I believe all of the FBI’s requests are technically feasible.
Feds love document-editing apps on iOS devices
Good Technology's latest Mobility Index Report shows that Apple continues to hold market share in the public sector, but Android and Windows are gaining.
Transportation Department launches app to curb drunk driving
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration unveiled a new app that helps users call a taxi, call a friend or find their location. Through the app, the agency hopes to keep drunk drivers off the roads.