Information Security Laws Investigations and Ethics
- March 21, 2018
CEO Pavel Durov continued to assert that Telegram encryption keys will not be shared with the FSB, despite the Russian Supreme Court denying the company's appeal.
- March 16, 2018
News roundup: A CIO has been charged with insider trading after the Equifax data breach. Plus, Trump blocked Broadcom's acquisition of Qualcomm, and more.
- March 06, 2018
The massive Equifax data breach affected even more people. The startling total is now 147.9 million U.S. consumers who had their information stolen by hackers.
- March 02, 2018
News roundup: Cellebrite claims it can unlock Apple devices, according to a Forbes report. Plus, iCloud encryption keys will now be stored in China, and more.
- February 22, 2018
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission introduced new SEC cybersecurity disclosure rules to prevent insider trading related to data breaches and other security incidents.
- February 22, 2018
With the EU's General Data Protection Regulation looming, Qualys' Darron Gibbard discusses GDPR data breach notifications, and more with the EU's new privacy law.
- February 08, 2018
The U.S . Department of Justice announced the shutdown of the Infraud Organization, which authorities claim is responsible for global cyberfraud losses in excess of $530 million.
- January 26, 2018
Sen. Ron Wyden challenged the FBI encryption argument and asked the FBI director to be transparent about claims that lawful access could be provided securely.
- January 23, 2018
Security researchers found 14 vulnerabilities in Gemalto Sentinel hardware tokens, which could allow dangerous ICS attacks, including full-system takeover.
- January 19, 2018
The Trisis ICS malware used in a cyberattack on an oil and gas company in Saudi Arabia in December has been publicly available for weeks after being copied by unknown actors.
- January 16, 2018
The CIA reportedly concluded that Russia's foreign intelligence agency created and was responsible for the NotPetya attacks against Ukraine in June.
- January 09, 2018
Federal agencies opened public comments on a draft botnet security report born from the 2017 White House cybersecurity executive order, and experts are generally favorable.
- December 20, 2017
The White House's WannaCry attribution included the broad strokes, experts say, but the case avoided some key pieces of information, such as the role of the NSA in the attacks.
- December 19, 2017
The White House officially said North Korea was behind the WannaCry attacks, and it credited Facebook and Microsoft for work in attribution. But it left questions unanswered.
- December 14, 2017
The Department of Justice announced guilty pleas from the three Mirai creators and operators behind the massive worldwide botnet DDoS attacks in 2016.