Nuclear command and control - the computer systems, networks and procedures - is at risk from cybersecurity threats.
Protecting democracy requires more than just technical solutions. It includes education, critical thinking and members of society working together to agree on problems and find solutions.
Online voting glitches in Ontario's recent municipal elections show that Canada needs to develop voluntary standards on online voting.
The very first cyberattack clogged up the nascent internet, halting digital communications. Now much bigger, the internet is still largely open to – and suffering regularly from – similar attacks.
Biometrics are more secure than passwords – but when they're compromised fingerprints and retina scans are hard to reset. Brain responses to specific stimuli are as secure and, crucially, resettable.
Before you download antivirus and ad-blocker apps, do your due diligence on what personal information they want to access. Here are some tips on what to look out for.
The stability and integrity of democratic society are too important to be relegated to inherently flawed computer systems that are vulnerable to malfunctions and malicious attacks.
Cybersecurity efforts could take a lead from open-source software, creating hardware whose designs are open for all to see and examine.
Cybercriminals may steal data from laptops and mobile phones when they are plugged in via USB ports.
The UK has become surprisingly willing to brief the press about possible use of cyber attacks, including against Russia in response to the Skripal attack.
The Achilles' heel of law technologies: training. Only 10% of such initiatives are aimed at law students, so how should this issue be managed to win the AI race?
BA's handling of the latest corporate cyber attack shows a catalogue of missed opportunities.
Ensuring the integrity of democratic elections from hackers and electronic tampering, and boosting public confidence in democracy, isn't very difficult, nor expensive.
A cybersecurity expert offers tips to keep high schoolers safe on mobile devices, computers, games and social media.
In reality, cybersecurity attacks are like a disease affecting people globally.
Fifteen years after the Northeast Blackout of 2003 cut power to 50 million people in the US and Canada, experts explain that many threats to the electricity grid remain.
Power utilities' cybersecurity practices may be effective, but need to evolve over time. And all companies operating elements of the grid – even the small ones – should step up.
Experts explain the task of securing the electrical grid against cyberattacks, and discuss potential solutions and the risk of failure.
Cybersecurity is an increasingly relevant concern in our society, but pop culture tells us virtually nothing useful about it.
As the microchip industry celebrates the 50th anniversary of chipmaker Intel's founding, engineers and researchers call for a complete rethinking of computer architecture.