Stay Safe When You Stay Away From Home

If you are an American traveling in China, there is a good chance your hotel room is under some sort of surveillance. Did you know you these same security concerns also exist in America? They do. So here are four hotel security tips, whether you are staying overseas for business or just taking a weekend trip with your family:


Five Nations That Are Spying on You

It’s no secret that governments around the world are continuously spying on other nations. Today, I want to give you a rundown of the top five countries that are probably spying on American citizens at this very moment and — believe it or not — at the top of the list is our very own government.


A Spy’s Eye View

Surveillance is a big part of intelligence gathering. Agents spend long days and even longer nights listening, watching and waiting. But what if there were a simpler solution? What if intelligence officers could record information with their eye? Let’s discuss.


Why You’re Probably on an NSA Watchlist

I was talking with one of my colleagues the other day, and he raised a very interesting question, one that deserves consideration by anyone worried about their digital privacy. He read an article that championed the idea that the more steps one took to protect their privacy by using anonymous Web-browsing tools like Tor, the …


Snowden’s Cry for Freedom

A cushy job in Hawaii that pays six figures. A beautiful girlfriend/boyfriend. Job security and professional experience that gives you plenty of future opportunities. Would you throw that all away to do what you think is right? Last year, one government contractor did just that. And now you see the world the government tried to hide from you.


Mass Surveillance Proves Pointless

In times of war and national emergency, it’s sometimes necessary to sacrifice civil liberties to secure vital gains in public safety. In those cases, we may have to accept a loss of privacy or freedom rather than invite mass slaughter of Americans. The National Security Agency’s domestic phone records collection is not one of those. …