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Argyle Data, a real-time fraud analytics startup, has rolled out its flagship anti-fraud software, alongside an announcement of $4.5 million in funding to help companies detect and combat fraud through machine learning and real-time analytics. Dubbed AgyleDB, the application taps NSA’s open source Accumulo database technology to “perform deep-packet inspection

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Founder of the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (I2C), David Snead, has revealed that the US is facing an avoidance from Data Center customers who are moving infrastructure in other sites owing to “data sovereignty concerns” raised by the NSA surveillance disclosures. According to Data Center Knowledge, “Our members are seeing a

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Post Snowden disclosures, making the “snoopgate” situation murkier, the FBI Director James Comey has dropped hints towards new regulations and laws looking for compliance from tech companies to grant the US government more access into their devices. In the wake of tech giants like Google and Apple along with a

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Online security and privacy startup, ZenMate has landed £2 million ($3.2 million) in Series-A funding round. The round was led by Holtzbrinck Ventures with participation from existing patron Project A Ventures and new investors like Shortcut Ventures and T-Venture. Principal at Holtzbrinck, Barbod Namini, said about the funding: “We saw

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On Monday, it was announced that Oracle will introduce two new data centers in Germany with colocation partners Interxion and Equinix. In the wake of recent Snowden disclosures of surveillance carried out by the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the UK’s GCHQ, Oracle’s data centers come as a solution

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With the increase in the usage of internet services, request for user information by Governments and courts has been steadily rising. In the wake of last weeks revelations about Yahoo’s secret legal battle with the US NSA, over customer data, latest is Google’s biannual Transparency Report which reveals the number

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American whistleblower in exile, Edward Snowden, has revealed the existence of a secret search engine, ICReach for sharing citizen metadata within various US domestic law enforcement agencies and more. “The search tool was designed to be the largest system for internally sharing secret surveillance records in the United States, capable

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After a four-month investigation by the Washington Post, it was revealed on Saturday that only 10 percent of data intercepted by the National Security Agency was linked to the intended targets. The rest of the 90 percent, consisted of both ordinary American and non-American Internet users who had their conversations

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