04/12/2010 - The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) research and development arm wants to turn the smartphone in your pocket into the high-tech equivalent of a canary in a coalmine—all for about a dollar a phone.
03/31/2010 - As technology allows for ever greater surveillance and espionage powers, Security Management explores how one incident from the Cold War created a paradigm shift in how groups spy on each other. (Online Exclusive)
02/24/2010 - A 15-year-old student and his parents have sued a suburban Philadelphia school district after discovering administrators covertly snapped pictures of him while at home on his school-owned laptop computer.
01/29/2010 - Two programs are using technology to track people who are prone to wander. Project Lifesaver International and the Alzheimer’s Association offer personal locators that help those responsible for patients and family members to keep tabs on them.
01/06/2010 - The Transportation Security Administration has revealed that security cameras positioned at a terminal's exit were not recording on Sunday when a man breached security at Newark Liberty International Airport, according to CNN.com.
12/23/2009 - Internet browsers often allow users to erase cookies, which Web sites and online advertisers can use for tracking. This tool helps users expunge a common type of cookie that can be hard to delete.
12/17/2009 - Documents obtained by two civil liberties organizations reveal during the Bush administration that the Department of Homeland Security improperly investigated and surveilled American Muslims who had no ties to criminal activity or terrorism.
12/02/2009 - A prominent hi-tech civil liberties organization has filed suit in federal court yesterday to impel a half-dozen government agencies to disclose the policies and procedures that govern how they access, collect, and store information from social networking Web sites.