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Cybersecurity News And Notes – June 6, 2016
Demonstrating that no one is immune from a cybersecurity attack, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg found several of his social media accounts hacked on Sunday.
United States
13 Jun 2016
The Cybersecurity Act Of 2015: Implications For Threat Sharing
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 (The "Act"), legislation designed to combat online threats to the federal government, state and local governments...
United States
4 Feb 2016
Phishing For Christmas
As the Wall Street Journal noted yesterday, banks are being deluged with phishing attacks.
United States
4 Jan 2016
What Is Reasonable? The Emerging Legalities Of Cybersecurity Post-Wyndham
This month's edition of the Advanced Cyber Security Center's newletter includes my discussion of lessons to be learned from the Wyndham decision:...
United States
8 Oct 2015
Cyber Risks And The Boardroom — The Role of Cyber Insurance
am just back from presenting at the New York Stock Exchange's program on Cyber Risks and the Boardroom, where I presented on The Role of Cyber Insurance.
United States
27 Apr 2015
Now's The Time To Review Your OFAC Compliance Program
As part of a series of measures aimed at increasing preparedness and defenses against international cyberattacks on U.S. industries and government agencies, on April 1, President Obama issued Executive Order No. 13694.
United States
16 Apr 2015
FDA Issues Draft Guidance On Medical Device Accessories
On January 16, 2015, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a draft guidance document titled "Medical Device Accessories: Defining Accessories and Classification Pathway for New Accessory Types."
United States
3 Feb 2015
One More New Year’s Resolution: Change Your Passwords Before Groundhog Day
The SplashData list of worst passwords of 2014 was just published, and it looks very similar to the list in 2013, 2012, 2011, etc
United States
30 Jan 2015
What eBay Buyers And Sellers Need To Know
With help from the FTC, here are five steps that you can take to protect yourself from fraud if you or your business use eBay.
United States
28 May 2014
FTC Provides Guidance On Heartbleed
Given the timeliness of the subject, the wide impact and the technical nature of the issue, it was warranted to re-post the FTC’s guidance on Heartbleed.
United States
17 Apr 2014
White House States Support For Sen. Lieberman's Cybersecurity Act Of 2012
The Administration strongly supports Senate passage of S. 3414, the Cybersecurity Act of 2012.
United States
2 Aug 2012
Governments Hire Hackers To Work For Them
Interesting article in Forbes, "The Zero-Day Salesmen," about "government agencies who purchase such "zero-day" exploits, or hacking techniques that use undisclosed flaws in software, with the ­explicit ­intention of invading or disrupting the computers and phones of crime suspects and intelligence targets."
United States
14 May 2012
State Attorneys General Write To Google
In a letter sent earlier today, 37 state attorneys generals (or their equivalents) wrote to Larry Page, Google's CEO, "to express our strong concerns with the new privacy policy that Google announced it will be adopting for all of its consumer products."
United States
5 Mar 2012
Google Disables Its iPhone Tracking
Interesting article in the Wall Street Journal about Google's iPhone tracking.
United States
24 Feb 2012
Supreme Court Holds Warrant Required For GPS Tracking
The Supreme Court today issued an opinion holding that police cannot track a suspect using GPS without first getting a warrant.
United States
26 Jan 2012
Cybersecurity Legislation To Come To Senate Floor In January 2012
According to a November 16, 2011 letter from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to his Republican counterpart, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, it is his "intent to bring comprehensive cyber security legislation to the Senate floor for consideration during the first Senate work period next year."
United States
22 Nov 2011
"Foreign Spies Stealing US Economic Secrets in Cyberspace"
With an inflammatory title like "Foreign Spies Stealing US Economic Secrets in Cyberspace," the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive's "Report to Congress on Foreign Economic Collection and Industrial Espionage, 2009-2011" is tough to ignore.
United States
8 Nov 2011
Is Teamwork The Answer To Data Security?
Increasingly, alliances are viewed as an important way to improve data security. The Washington Post reports that the National Security Agency is now working with Internet service providers to thwart cyberattacks against defense firms by foreign adversaries.
United States
7 Sep 2011
Changing Tactics In The Cyber Underground
Interesting article in the recent Economist on the battles within the cyber underground.
United States
17 Aug 2011
Is Physician Privacy A Thing Of The Past
I give my perspective on issues of physician privacy in this video from The HealthCare Channel, including:
United States
17 May 2011
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