Digital rights and privacy advocates are urging a court of appeals to require law enforcement agents at the U.S. border to obtain warrants when they want to search someone’s digital device.
A new bill introduced in the Senate this week has the potential to make some actual progress on IoT security by using the rather large checkbook of the federal government as the motivating force.
As difficult as it can be to believe, sometimes things actually get done in Washington. It’s not often, and many times the actual progress that does happen can go unnoticed because it’s hidden under layers of bureaucracy and mountains of government-speak. The FCC right now is on the verge of making a change that fits all of those descriptions but could make a significant difference for many consumers.
Changes to a proposed law would dial back the crazy on efforts to let breached firms ‘hack back’ against their assailants.
On the eve of a high-profile meeting between China’s President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump, a new report underscores the continued scourge of Chinese spying on- and theft from U.S. firms.
It has been two months since Donald Trump took office, and the president has been pretty busy. There has been quite a lot of signing and ordering and order signing and policy making. But what there has not been is much movement on the cybersecurity front.
There are bad ideas and then there are really, really bad ideas.
The new President has drawn ire for executive orders on immigration and the environment. A draft of his cybersecurity order, however, makes a heck of a lot of sense.
One in four Americans was the victim of data theft, but policy makers can’t find the spirit to act.
For people who are interested in personal privacy and protecting their online lives, these are troubling times.
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