Senate Homeland Security panel makes bill to aid businesses a priority.
At a time when intelligence officials say cybersecurity now trumps terrorism as the No. 1 threat to the United States, and with 50 percent of the Department of Defense's (DoD) technical workforce nearing retirement, the need for cyber talent has never been more urgent. Show More Summary
The Federal Reserve has an important role to play in ensuring the nation's financial system is resilient against cyberattacks, Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren said.
President Obama has tried for three years to persuade Congress to pass a cybersecurity bill. The president went so far as to highlight his cybersecurity proposals to a prime-time audience during his recent State of the Union address. And in the wake of the massive Sony hack, the political climate may finally have shifted in his favor. Read More
Bi-counsel-ar? “Lawyer Defending Congressman’s Wife in Bigamy Case Accuses Client of Having a Second Lawyer” [Slate] “Why tort liability for data breaches won’t improve cybersecurity” [Stewart Baker] Pennsylvania passes a new gun law,...Show More Summary
The NY Times reports that the Chinese government has adopted a set of supposed cybersecurity regulations on western companies selling technology to banks. These requirements are so absurd that it would be impossible for companies like Apple to comply. Show More Summary
I’m teaming up with Norton to help small businesses resolve to be better about their cybersecurity in 2015. Experts have repeatedly cautioned businesses of all sizes against the dangers of leaving data unprotected, leading to tightened security measures across the country. Show More Summary
Wednesday is Data Privacy Day in the USA, and it should receive heightened awareness after the recent Sony Pictures cyberattack. While media attention focused on cybersecurity weaknesses, privacy is the natural consequence of good cybersecurity. Security is a strategy that ensures a privacy outcome. read more
Verizon phones can apparently track you, even if you try to stop them. This month a Stanford University lawyer confirmed on his blog what cybersecurity experts have warned for a while : You can delete cookies on Verizon phones, but the company's so-called "supercookies" remain, allowing advertisers to target you anyway,...
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On Capital Journal Roundtable, WSJ's Jerry Seib, Carol E. Lee, Kristina Peterson and Damian Paletta discuss the strategy behind President Obama's bold proposals in his State of the Union address, reaction from Republicans to the address, and whether cybersecurity threats could bring the parties together.
Most people are clueless about cybersecurity. Apparently that list doesn't include Eric Schneiderman.
Cybersecurity often appears too dense for the average consumer to understand, which can create a divide between security haves and have nots. In an attempt to address the divide, Nadim Kobeissi — the creator of Cryptocat— has created...Show More Summary
I’ve been involved in building many life-critical and mission-critical products over the last 25 years and have found that, finally, cybersecurity is getting the kind of attention it deserves. We’re slowly and steadily moving from “HIPAA Compliance” silliness into a more mature and disciplined professional… Read More
Internet security has recently been a topic of much discussion, and for good reason. There have been numerous cases in the last year where hackers have caused huge problems for individuals and major corporations all over the western world that robbed people … Read more ›
The legislation the president pushed Congress to pass in his State of the Union address is well-meaning, but unlikely to be as effective as it sounds.
In a novel twist in cybersecurity, scientists have developed a self-cleaning, self-powered smart keyboard that can identify computer users by the way they type. The device could help prevent unauthorized users from gaining direct access to computers.
After a year that saw destructive cyberattacks on major U.S. companies, President Obama's call to stiffen America's digital defenses could help bolster the bottom lines of top defense and aerospace contractors facing cutbacks in Pentagon spending.
The state of New York wants to get in on all the cybersecurity fun the kids legislators and intelligence officials are talking about these days. New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced his plan to introduce cybersecurity legislation this year, putting the state in the position to regulate data security and its citizens' privacy. Show More Summary
Adding to the banks’ compliance obligations, effective immediately, banks chartered or licensed in New York will now face an updated cybersecurity examination process, Superintendent of the Department of Financial Services (DFS) Benjamin M. Lawsky announced in a memorandum.