• Sep 3, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Security,

US leads UK in VPN use and some security awareness, according to survey

A recent security study shows VPN use on the rise in both the United States and the United Kingdom. Wombat Security surveyed roughly 1,000 adults in the United States and 1,000 adults in the United Kingdom on their internet security habits – showing a clear leader in common VPN use. The author of the study, … Continue reading “US leads UK in VPN use and some security awareness, according to survey”

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  • Apr 22, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Security,

USPTO site downgrades to HTTP despite US federal government promise to adopt HTTPS on all websites

The US Patent Office’s (USPTO) website is now unusable with HTTPS as of April 21st, 2017. This has happened despite a 2015 policy from the White House that promised an HTTPS only standard on all federal websites by Spring 2017. HTTPS provides encryption and is recommended by everyone from the United Nations to (previously at least) the United States … Continue reading “USPTO site downgrades to HTTP despite US federal government promise to adopt HTTPS on all websites”

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