Bark, The App That Sees All Your Kids’ Sexts, Has Scanned Over 2 Million Phones

2018-09-26T14:04:06+00:00September 25th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Child monitoring apps are marketed to keep kids safe, but experts say many raise privacy concerns. Bark, a firm that sells parental smartphone-monitoring software, claims to have scanned more than a billion messages from 2 million children since it launched [...]

The Food and Drug Administration is Taking Steps to Make Sure Companies Defend Against Hacking

2018-09-12T12:07:23+00:00September 13th, 2018|

After a series of computer security problems in medical devices, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to make sure companies do as much as possible to defend against hacking and other threats. FDA staff members are examining companies’ [...]

Gov. Scott announces education initiatives to develop cybersecurity careers

2018-09-12T11:47:07+00:00September 12th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Barre, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont Agency of Education announced this week the start of two major initiatives to develop state-wide career pathways in advanced manufacturing and cybersecurity. The Agency of Education is working in close collaboration [...]

Apple is Creating an Online Portal for Law Enforcement Data Requests

2018-09-10T17:25:39+00:00September 10th, 2018|Tags: , |

The tech giant is also upgrading its program that trains law enforcement in digital forensics. Apple and law enforcement have had a contentious relationship, frequently butting heads over what level of access Apple should provide officials when approached. The issue came into a rather [...]