Computing security includes identity management to ensure proper access controls to controlled or sensitive information and permission rights for individuals to view information and data maintained by others. Security is maintained by administrators with encryption and password control and through the use of tokens or biometric devices to ensure user identity.

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NewsCompanies that share information on hacking threats with each other and U.S. law enforcement would be shielded from lawsuits under a House bill that faced objections from privacy advocates.
NewsThe Defense Department is seeking a new collaboration with Silicon Valley to gain access to the latest technology and talent as the U.S. seeks to prevent catastrophic cyber-attacks.
NewsAfter a decade of false starts, encryption technology is taking hold across mobile devices and cloud computing. The big question: Can traditional enterprise networks and on-premises data centers keep pace with this fast-rising encryption trend?
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NewsAfter conceding that the IT security market has largely failed customers, RSA President Amit Yoran offered a five-point vision for the path forward during the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco.
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