EPIC Files Appeals with D.C. Circuit, Seeks Release of ‘Predictive Analytics Report’

EPIC has appealed a federal district court decision for the release of a “Predictive Analytics Report.” The district court backed the Department of Justice when the agency claimed the “presidential communications privilege.” But neither the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals nor the Supreme Court has…

Inspector General Report: Airport Facial Recognition Faces Technical Problems

A Department of Homeland Security Inspector General report highlighted many challenges to facial recognition at airports. The problems of accurate biometric matches apply to all travelers, and particularly U.S. citizens. According to the Inspector General’s report, “U.S. citizens accounted for the lowest biometric confirmation rate.”…

Cisco Named a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls

We believe our position in this influential report is validation of our simple, open and automated approach and execution towards being customer’s #1 security partner. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Cisco Named a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls

Government Report: Border Drones Lack Effective Privacy Safeguards

An Inspector General report has found that a federal agency failed to establish privacy safeguards for sensitive drone communications. Custom and Border Control did not complete a privacy threshold analysis and sidestepped review by the agency privacy office. According to the IG report, the CBP…

Report finds Canadian firms fall behind in adoption of artificial intelligence

A new report says artificial intelligence deployment has not yet been … AI hotbed. READ MORE: Prominent artificial intelligence firm to open 1st lab … 1st Canadian city to use artificial intelligence travel tool Jodie Wallis, head … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Report finds Canadian firms…

Pirated Windows Instances Have Been Infected with EternalBlue Exploit Code – Latest Hacking News

Avira have published a report that contains information about unpatched Windows Machines which are infected with the EternalBlue Exploit Code. Pirated Windows Instances Have Been Infected with EternalBlue Exploit Code on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Pirated Windows Instances Have Been Infected with…

Government Report on One Year Anniversary of Equifax Breach Finds No Action by Federal Agencies

The Government Accountability Office released a report on “Actions Taken by Equifax and Federal Agencies in Response to the 2017 Breach.” The GAO report details the Equifax data breach in 2017 that compromised the authenticating details (SSN, Data of Birth) of over one hundred million…

National Academies Releases Report on Voting Security and American Democracy

The National Academies of Sciences has released a report “Securing the Vote: Protecting American Democracy,” highlighting vulnerabilities in current voting technology. EPIC Advisory Board member Ronald Rivest served on the expert committee. The Academies report includes many recommendations “designed to harden our election infrastructure and…