Information Security Laws Investigations and Ethics
- November 18, 2015
The FBI's effort to gain access to encrypted devices and data has led to a standoff with technology companies, such as Apple. Here's where the 'going-dark' debate stands.
- October 29, 2015
CISA passed the Senate despite complaints over privacy issues, but experts said there is still hope those troubles can be fixed when the bill goes to the House for reconciliation.
- October 28, 2015
The European Union and United States have agreed in principle to a new data sharing framework to replace the Safe Harbor pact, but the details of the new rules are still a mystery.
- October 28, 2015
Despite vocal criticism from privacy advocates and technology companies, the U.S. Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act by an overwhelming majority.
- 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 13, 2015
China's government has reportedly arrested a number of Chinese hackers suspected of involvement with attacks on the US, but one expert is unsure this will lead to more cooperation between nations.
- September 11, 2015
A new version of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act is scheduled to go in front of the Senate this fall, but one expert said the bill has 'significant problems.'
- September 04, 2015
The U.S. Department of Justice announced the establishment of a new policy for cell-site simulator devices that will require law enforcement to obtain warrants in order to track mobile phones.
- August 06, 2015
Legal expert Jennifer Granick kicked off Black Hat 2015 with a warning to conference goers that Internet freedom and openness are dying.
- July 31, 2015
Major IT companies, such as Black Hat and Google, spoke out against the proposed Wassenaar Arrangement rules for cybersecurity software. And those protests caused the U.S. Department of Commerce to commit to drafting new rules.
- July 30, 2015
Swiss research group modzero disclosed a vulnerability that enabled remote attacks on Xceedium's Xsuite privileged access manager.
- July 10, 2015
The Homeland Security head wants federal laws requiring data breach reporting and information sharing, but one expert warns that government officials need better understanding of infosec technology before creating such laws.
- June 26, 2015
New roundup: Sometimes the least of threats -- such as click fraud -- can end up being the bigger issues -- like ransomware. Plus: U.S. Navy won't let go of XP; U.S./China cyber code of conduct; and more!
- June 03, 2015
Security expert Bruce Schneier says his new book, Data and Goliath, lays out a compelling case against government mass surveillance.
- May 28, 2015
With Section 215 of the Patriot Act meeting its demise on June 1, President Obama calls for the Senate to get busy.