Dave Nelson wasn’t going to let his audience sit quietly. Despite leading a session at the Iowa Technology Summit on Tuesday, Nelson, president and CEO at information security firm Pratum, opened dialogue with the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. It was a short lesson on constitutional rights that would fit right in at the […]

VENTUREBEAT: Imagine opening your mailbox and receiving a paper deed, proclaiming your legal ownership to every piece of digital, medical and locational data you have ever generated. Now imagine that paper deed has the blockchain technology behind it to allow you to protect or lease that data to any organization seeking its use. A new […]

BLOOMBERG: Months after the Cambridge Analytica scandal erupted Facebook’s daily business, LinkedIn Corp, the Microsoft-owned social networking site for professionals, says it will open its trove of user data to approved academic researchers. Chief data officer Igor Perisic made the announcement in a blog post on Monday, insisting LinkedIn will have controls in place to […]

BUZZFEED NEWS: Here’s a reminder to update your router at home. At least two people tied to the U.S. military accidentally leaked secret files to a hacker after failing to change either the default username, password, or both to their routers, researchers at Recorded Future found. The hacker told Recorded Future researchers that he found the […]