Information Security Laws Investigations and Ethics
- February 24, 2017
Experts say codifying the Vulnerability Equities Process into law would increase transparency and trust regarding vulnerability disclosure by the government.
- February 16, 2017
An RSA Conference session on a new attack on connected medical devices led to a spirited debate on vulnerability disclosure and manufacturer responsibility.
- February 10, 2017
The NSA contractor accused of stealing elite cyberweapons over the course of 20 years, but his connection to the Shadow Brokers auction of similar hacking tools is still unclear.
- February 07, 2017
Further battle over cloud data privacy is imminent, as a court decides against Google and declines to consider Microsoft's recent appeal victory as precedent.
- January 31, 2017
The Washington, D.C., Police Department spotted hacked CCTV cameras before the inauguration and has remediated the ransomware, but questions still surround the attack.
- January 26, 2017
Microsoft notches another win in its battle to protect cloud data privacy, as an appeals court quashes the DOJ appeal over a warrant for data stored in an Ireland data center.
- 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.