This approval means that whoever you pay to provide you with internet access - Comcast, AT&T, Time Warner Cable, etc - will be able to sell everything they know about your use of the internet to third parties without requiring your approval and without even informing you.
CS Digest Section: Legislation
Members of Congress are grappling with the new era of cyber warfare as the government works to define what acts in cyberspace should warrant a military response.
GAO has consistently identified shortcomings in the federal government's approach to ensuring the security of federal information systems and cyber critical infrastructure as well as its approach to protecting the privacy of personally identifiable information (PII).
In the modern digital age, nearly every industry relies on various computer systems to support operations. Maritime operations are no exception.
The Obama administration has failed to renegotiate portions of an international arms control arrangement so that it's simpler to export tools related to hacking and surveillance software — technologies that can be exploited by bad actors, but are also used to secure computer networks.
In a defeat for privacy advocates, Senate leaders rebuffed a last-ditch effort by a bipartisan group of senators Wednesday to allow a vote to block a new rule that allows federal agents armed with a single search warrant to hack millions of Americans' computers or smartphones at once.
It could boil down to a combination of implementing industry standards, incentives and regulations, a panel of experts testified at a joint House committee hearing on Nov. 16 exploring the role of connected devices in cyberattacks.
A resolution just introduced would create a committee in the Legislature to study cybersecurity in the state.
Two bills from Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) to foster relationships between Homeland Security and cybersecurity researchers passed the House on Tuesday night.
A closely watched email privacy bill is struggling in the Senate and could be at risk of stalling, despite unanimous passage in the House.