SAN FRANCISCO— Criminals stole personal information from tens of millions of Americans in data breaches this past year. Of those affected, one in three may become victims of identity theft, according to research firm Javelin. Whether shopping, banking or going to the hospital, Americans are mostly at the mercy of companies to keep their sensitive details safe.» Read More
New York, Oct 1- ADT Corp dominates sales of home security monitoring in the United States, its shares are up 27 percent since March and the size of its business market is tripling, as a non-compete agreement with its former parent expired this week. It claims 6.4 million customers, roughly as many as when it split from Tyco International two years ago.
The White House has installed a new barricade and says it will now make sure to lock the front door after a fence jumper penetrated the executive mansion.
The CNBC Tech Crowd poll pitted a bluetooth padlock vs. a sensor that can find just about anything. The crowd has spoken and chose Noke padlock.
WASHINGTON, Sept 10- The U.S. government is dropping its largest security clearance contractor, US Investigations Services LLC, which carried out background checks on Edward Snowden and the man who shot 12 people to death at the Washington Navy Yard.
An end to lost keys and padlock codes you can't recall. Bluetooth security apps can lock your bike and protect the liquor cabinet.
Aug 13- Mobile security company Lookout Inc said it raised $150 million from a group of investors including Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. San Francisco- based Lookout, whose customers include AT&T Inc and T-Mobile US Inc, said the latest round of financing was led by T. Rowe Price Associates Inc..
Your appliances know you’re not home – who else does?, asks Gary Davis, chief consumer security evangelist at McAfee.
NEW YORK, Aug 4- Private equity firm GTCR LLC is looking to sell home security company Protection 1 for more than $1.5 billion and has tapped Morgan Stanley to assist with the effort, according to people familiar with the matter. Another buyout firm, Blackstone Group LP, acquired home security company Vivint Inc for more than $2 billion in 2012..
LinkedIn Corp must face a lawsuit by customers who claimed it violated their privacy by accessing external email accounts.
After high-profile retail data breaches the industry is accelerating a shift to EMV technology, but it won't solve all the industry's problems.
Nest Labs, the maker of smart thermostats that Google acquired for $3.2 billion, called a halt to all sales of its smoke alarms on Thursday.
Rob Enderle, President and Principal Analyst at Enderle Group, explains the challenges Cisco faces in China and emerging markets.
Thousands of new job and business opportunities accompanied Colorado legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use.
Robots stand guard over million-dollar Ferraris in this climate-controlled vault.
Britain should shut down 30 rundown prisons and build 12 modern "hub prisons" with a capacity of up to 3,000 inmates each, according to a new report.
One of the most striking products unveiled at the D11: AllThings D conference is a smart lock called "August." It makes any deadbolt into a digital "virtual doorman."
Nick Buckles, CEO of private security company, G4S, tells CNBC why, aside from the Olympics, the company has had the best organic growth for a number of years.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through private security company G4S ahead of their earnings.
Network security company, Fortinet is expensive, selling for 42 times next year's earnings, explains Mad Money's Cramer, but it makes a ton of sense to buy on any pullback, especially ahead of legislation being introduced in the Senate next week, which has rare bipartisan support.
An airline lobbying group, the IATA hsa proposed a new concept for airport passengers, where travelers would stop only briefly to identify themselves before entering a tunnel-like structure where machines would screen them for metals, explosives and other banned items as they walked through, reports the New York Times.