Posts by William Hicks

Tor and the darknet: shining a light on the web’s darkest corners

(Mar. 19, 2015)

WASHINGTON– The term darknet conjures up scary images of a place where the darkest, most dubious members of the World Wide Web go to practice illicit activities. But the darknet and programs like Tor that allow for hidden sites and … Continue reading

DHS employees discuss cyber security, warn of consequences of shutdown

(Feb. 26, 2015)

WASHINGTON — A looming shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security if more funding isn’t approved next week could hurt information sharing between private companies and the government after a cyberattack, top DHS officials told an American Bar Association meeting … Continue reading