Tag: Microsoft

Upselling Security: Why It’s Problematic

Editor’s note: The views expressed in the following op-ed are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect those of Total Security Advisor. Earlier this month, over 26,000 infosecurity enthusiasts convened in San Francisco for a week of security-related product launches, trainings, expert presentations, and networking. Now in its 31st year, the annual RSA Conference […]

Apple, Google, and Microsoft Partner to Scrap Passwords

In a joint effort to make the web more secure and usable for all, tech giants Apple, Google, and Microsoft announced plans to expand support for a common passwordless sign-in standard created by the FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium. The companies said the new capability will allow websites and apps to offer […]

DHS Establishes ‘Unprecedented’ Cyber Safety Review Board

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has launched the first-ever Cyber Safety Review Board (CSRB), as directed in an executive order from President Joe Biden. The agency said the CSRB is an “unprecedented” public-private initiative that will bring together government and industry leaders to review and assess significant cybersecurity events to better protect the […]

LinkedIn, FTC, Microsoft, Uber and More Talk Data Privacy

Speaking on topics that included federal legislation, diversity initiatives, and cookie ghostwriting, several officials from big-name companies and agencies spoke during a conference dubbed “The Data Privacy Balancing Act: A Data Privacy Week 2022 Event,” held virtually on Jan. 26. The day’s activities, which included three hours of sessions, were hosted by the National Cybersecurity […]

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Biden, Tech Giants, and Educators Partner to Bolster Nation’s Cybersecurity

On Aug. 25, President Joe Biden met with private-sector tech giants, such as Google and Apple, and education leaders to discuss the whole-of-nation effort and workforce training needed to address cybersecurity threats. Some of the technology companies pledged billions of dollars to support cybersecurity initiatives.