New Guidelines Make It Simple : All Tech Considered : NPR

The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently revised its guidelines on creating passwords. eclipse_images/iStockPhoto hide caption toggle caption eclipse_images/iStockPhoto The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently revised its guidelines on creating passwords. eclipse_images/iStockPhoto Here’s what we’ve been told about passwords: Make them complicated. Use numbers, question marks and hash marks. Change them regularly. …

China drone maker steps up security after U.S. Army ban

(Reuters) – Chinese drone maker SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd is tightening data security on its drones after the U.S. Army ordered its members to stop using DJI drones because of “cyber vulnerabilities,” a company official told Reuters on Monday. The privately held Shenzhen-based company is speeding deployment of a system that allows users to …