Data Privacy and Protection
- April 29, 2016
More fallout from the Apple/FBI conflict: The second iPhone suit was dropped; the FBI can't provide details of a tool used to unlock the San Bernardino shooter's phone.
- April 22, 2016
Experts face off in Congress over 'going dark' encryption debate, stake out positions on security, privacy and government access; polls show support for strong encryption.
- February 19, 2016
Roundup: DHS posts first pass at guidelines for cyberthreat indicator reporting under CISA. Plus, the U.S. planned a major cyberattack against Iran if nuclear diplomacy had failed, and more news.
- February 12, 2016
Roundup: Details are uncertain for the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, as Facebook is charged with privacy violations in France over the use of the now-illegal Safe Harbor framework; more news.
- January 29, 2016
Roundup: As the deadline looms to replace the Safe Harbor data-sharing framework, the U.S. and EU continue to make progress; Senate is ready to vote on the Judicial Redress Act.
- January 19, 2016
David Chaum presents Internet anonymity tool PrivaTegrity, using the cMix mix network for reliable, high-performance Internet anonymity and protection against attacks or unauthorized backdoors.
- January 08, 2016
- December 18, 2015
News roundup: As EU's Global Data Protection Regulation advances, businesses anticipate higher penalties and compliance costs. Also, malware roundup.
- November 20, 2015
News roundup: Rights groups join critics of Safe Harbor framework update, OPM breach testimony pushback, FBI hiring part of cybersecurity issue for Justice Department. Plus: recycled malware, Microsoft's security push.
- October 16, 2015
News roundup: FBI issues a public service announcement about EMV chip-and-signature cards. Plus: bumper crop of OS X malware in 2015; phishing sites with authenticated certificates and more.
- October 16, 2015
The Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, if made a federal law, would create a uniform set of privacy requirements. Here's a look at the potential benefits.
- October 09, 2015
News roundup: The EU Court has invalidated the Safe Harbor agreement, leaving companies scrambling to deal with overseas data transfers securely. Plus: SHA-1 collision attack; NIST email security initiatives; worry over cyberthreats.
- October 02, 2015
News roundup: Despite a low adoption rate going into the liability shift, many in the industry are optimistic about the future of EMV use. Plus: TrueCrypt flaws; AWS crypto keys stolen; women in infosec.
- October 01, 2015
The Oct. 1, 2015 deadline for EMV liability has arrived, though merchants and retailers alike aren't ready for the change.
- September 25, 2015
News roundup: More fingerprint records were stolen during the OPM breach than originally reported. Plus: the $1 million iOS bounty; DHS CISO calls for harsher phishing policies; Safe Harbor in hot water.