These modern-day alchemists spin masses of raw data into gold. Here are four reasons to become one.
France’s Qwant was built to have two competitive advantages: respecting privacy and being a credible alternative to its American rivals.
Europe’s new regulations protect user data. But they may also block information-sharing that affects health and safety.
Europe is often at the forefront in the fields of digital safety, antivirus protection and encryption. Here are three examples.
The country is getting a lot of attention for its strict privacy laws. But is it the only option for a data-safe harbor in Europe?
As familiar encryption systems reach their limits, the strange world of particle physics offers new solutions.
To spread viruses and malware, hackers take advantage of loopholes in IT system. Vulnerability fixes exist, but users download them all too rarely.
Recent months have seen a major increase in cybercrime. But that’s not the only threat to our private information.
With its 2,000 new high-tech companies, Israel has become the Silicon Valley of the Middle East.
Dutch start-up Bitsensor tries to help applications protect themselves better from cyberattacks.
Russia has produced an array of new tech companies since the late 2000s. But these start-ups remain virtually unknown outside the country’s borders.
Hackers were most likely behind a power outage that affected 700,000 people in western Ukraine in December 2015. What actually happened?
The technology behind Bitcoin holds immense potential that we’re just now beginning to fathom.
What if Estonia’s system is hacked? And what if an unsavoury government, domestic or foreign, got hold of Estonia’s information?
As the big neighbour to the east rattles its sabre once again, Estonia is confident that its technology will allow it to survive, no matter what
From medical records to taxes to ID cards, Estonians rely on – and trust – information technology more than any other nation in the world.
Computer-science wizard Frederic Jacobs creates a new app that makes cryptography seamless and freely available to millions of mobile users
Cybercrime has gone mainstream – to the distress not only of individuals but also of targets as large as American cities.
The biohacking movement, which appeared in the U.S. in the late 2000s, has now spread to Europe.
People are increasingly concerned about the safety of personal data. The market is responding with new encryption products that are easy to use.