The biggest names in cybersecurity are getting together in Tel Aviv, Israel from June 17th – June 22nd at the Tel Aviv University. Cyber Week has grown into one of the top annual cybersecurity events in the world. The conference will bring together experts from over 60 countries and will include over 50 panels, workshops,...
Finland is not a country where you need to worry about censorship; you can easily access Google, Facebook, YouTube, and more. But there are some things you can’t do in Finland. For instance, it’s illegal to torrent. And – being as you’re in Finland – you won’t be able to watch TV shows or stream...
There are some VPN Providers that have begun offering a lifetime subscription to their members. This is either in addition to the usual month/year/2-year options, or the only available option. On paper, the lifetime membership looks like a “can’t miss deal”. As a consumer you pay a slightly higher, one-time membership fee, and then you...
Michael Walter is currently working on his post doctoral research at the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) in Austria. I caught up with him at the EuroCrypt 2018 conference in Tel Aviv, where he gave a talk titled – On the Bit Security of Cryptographic Primitives. Bit Security has received a lot of criticism...
Kyoohyung Han is a PhD student in the Department of Mathematical Science at the Seoul National University in Korea. He recently gave a presentation at EuroCrypt 2018 titled Homomorphic Lower Digit Removal and Improved FHE Bootstrapping. He was generous enough to give me a few minutes of his time and talk a little more about...
Virtual Private Networks are a growing market sector. Concerns over online privacy, censorship, and a growing desire to access geo-restricted content means more people than ever before are turning to VPNs. In fact, research suggests that 25% of global internet users now employ a VPN to secure their connection. In order to better understand the...
The eyes of the cyber security world were on the popular RSA Conference that was held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA from April 16-20. We had a chance to catch up with Linda Gray Martin, General Manager of  the Cconference, on the final day and talk about some of the Conference highlights....
For the past 30 plus years, the IACR (International Association for Cryptographic Research) has been at the cutting edge of cryptographic research. They run three conferences a year; Crypto (In the United States), EuroCrypt and AsiaCrypt. I spoke with Orr Dunkelman, General Chair for EuroCrypt, which is taking place in Tel Aviv, Israel from April...
It’s a no-brainer that the vast majority of people who make regular use of a VPN, do so mainly out of a concern for their privacy. However, recent discoveries related to Facebook’s data collection and ad targeting practices have shown that your sensitive info isn’t necessarily out of anyone’s reach — and the issue can...
Are you still using Facebook? Do you feel like you can still trust the social media giant, despite all the data leaks that have occurred in the past few months? Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately, you’ve probably heard about the Cambridge Analytica – Facebook scandal. To recap the situation, in 2014, 270,000...