Tag: MIT

VPNify is a Global Platform for Testing VPN Speeds

Speed is a huge determining factor for many users when looking for a Virtual Private Network (VPN). Browsing reviews will give you an idea of what to expect but it’s difficult to compare multiple providers at once. VPNify is a web-based app, sponsored by the VPN provider Private Internet Access, that collates speed data from […]

Hewlett Foundation Grants $45m to Security Research

The Hewlett Foundation is to pump $45m into cyber security research at three major universities – MIT, Stanford, and UC Buckley. The grant is aimed at establishing new major academic research centers. Hewlett is hoping to create a “marketplace for ideas” by addressing the growing issues surrounding online security globally. Each university is receiving $15m. […]

Tuesday Declared “The Day We Fight Back” Against NSA

Proposed by a coalition of technology companies, privacy advocates, and activist groups, today, February 11th is the very first annual “The Day We Fight Back Against Mass Surveillance“. Although the title isn’t exactly as catchy as it could be, the intent is clear as soon as you read the name what the protest is going […]