Information Security Laws Investigations and Ethics
- 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.
- April 15, 2016
The encryption debate continues with release of the official draft of Burr-Feinstein 'Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016' mandating court order compliance.
- April 08, 2016
WhatsApp encryption was turned on for all types of messaging, including group chats, which advanced the conversation on 'going dark,' as new encryption legislation draft goes public.
- April 01, 2016
Roundup: After the Apple-FBI suit, ACLU reports U.S. ramping up crypto wars with All Writs suits for at least 63 iOS, Android devices; Senator Wyden stands up for strong crypto.
- March 29, 2016
The DOJ found a successful iPhone crack to access the San Bernardino, Calif., terrorist's device and dropped the pending legal action against Apple, but only in that one case.
- March 25, 2016
Roundup: Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Richard Burr seek support for an encryption legislation draft, as U.S. politicians consider their options to address the 'going dark' problem.
- March 24, 2016
The FBI iPhone backdoor case was put on hold temporarily, as reports surfaced of a possible hack that would allow FBI access without the help of Apple.
- March 18, 2016
The rhetoric about the iPhone backdoor from Apple and the FBI has gotten more intense as Apple challenged the FBI in court by calling its motion unconstitutional.
- March 04, 2016
Rep. Michael McCaul makes the case for encryption commission legislation as an answer to the 'going dark' problem in the face of global cyberthreats.
- March 03, 2016
Private sector cooperation with the government is key to successful protection against cyberthreats, says U.S. Cyber Command chief Michael Rogers in an address to RSA Conference 2016.
- March 01, 2016
Microsoft's top lawyer criticized the U.S. government's efforts to undermine strong encryption, and called on the industry to support and defend the technology.
- February 26, 2016
The public debate surrounding the iPhone backdoor case heats up; Apple and the FBI clarify their messages; and Apple gets legal support from major tech companies.
- February 18, 2016
Data breaches are becoming more and more common -- as are class-action lawsuits from affected customers and employees. So, what are the costs of data breach lawsuits?
- February 10, 2016
Obama ups spending by 35% in the 2017 cyber budget, adds a federal CISO and pushes multifactor authentication, but still faces stiff Republican opposition in Congress.