Information Security Laws Investigations and Ethics
- January 23, 2017
The SEC has requested more information for potential cases concerning whether the Yahoo breach disclosures could have come sooner.
- December 22, 2016
The congressional encryption working group convened earlier this year to investigate the issues behind strong cryptography and 'going dark' offers some guidance.
- December 14, 2016
In this episode of SearchSecurity's Risk & Repeat podcast, editors discuss the takedown of Avalanche, the crimeware as a service operation, and why the victory may be short lived.
- December 07, 2016
The final cybersecurity report from the Obama administration covered issues, including authentication, identity, infrastructure, cyberthreats and cooperation, but experts disagree on the key points.
- December 02, 2016
Authorities from 30 countries have dismantled Avalanche, the crimeware-as-a-service network used to steal hundreds of millions from victims around the globe.
- November 30, 2016
After a final push to delay changes to Rule 41 failed in the Senate, the U.S. government now has much wider authority to legally search computers whose location is unknown.
- November 22, 2016
The Manhattan district attorney said his office has hundreds of locked iOS devices and called on Apple to open up its smartphone encryption to warrants.
- November 18, 2016
Just two weeks before the deadline, U.S. lawmakers seek to postpone until next summer the acceptance of controversial updates to Rule 41, allowing legal access to unspecified systems.
- November 11, 2016
Adobe agreed to pay several states a total of $1 million and agreed to new compliance measures as part of a settlement over the company's 2013 data breach.
- November 11, 2016
An SEC filing updated what was learned in the investigation into the Yahoo breach in late 2014, but the language in the filing has created more confusion about the incident.
- November 04, 2016
Law enforcement agencies around the world arrested and questioned users of dark web markets allegedly connected to the sale of illegal goods.
- October 28, 2016
The FCC passed new ISP privacy rules that increase transparency from broadband providers and mandate that customers must opt in before ISPs can use or share sensitive user data.
- October 26, 2016
A U.S. district judge grants the defendants in a child porn case the right to know whether the FBI used the vulnerabilities equities process before the hack of the Playpen Tor hidden service site.
- October 12, 2016
With EU's new privacy regulation set to take effect in May 2018, GDPR compliance may be hampered by lack of planning and awareness, Dell research finds.
- September 23, 2016
A new FBI ransomware alert urges victims to report incidents to federal law enforcement, gives defense tips and urges victims to avoid paying a ransom, if possible.