The Thin Border Between Privacy and Security
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.
Washington Has Had Enough Of Your Terrible IoT Devices
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.
How the FCC Is Working to Kill Robocalls
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.
Dialing back the crazy on hack back law
Changes to a proposed law would dial back the crazy on efforts to let breached firms ‘hack back’ against their assailants.
19th Hole: On the Eve of China Summit, State Sponsored Hacks and Data Theft are still Big Problems
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.
No Need for a Standing Order on Cyber Attacks
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.
Offensive Active Defense: The Bad, the Worse, and the Outright Dangerous
There are bad ideas and then there are really, really bad ideas.
A Cause for Hope: Trump’s Executive Order on Cyber
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.
Silent Epidemic: Data Theft has become a Public Health Crisis
One in four Americans was the victim of data theft, but policy makers can’t find the spirit to act.
Privacy Ends at the Border
For people who are interested in personal privacy and protecting their online lives, these are troubling times.
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