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The Driverless Commute: National Institute Of Standards And Technology (NIST) Release Cybersecurity Guidance For Internet Connected Devices
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently released draft standards for IoT cybersecurity that may inform similar efforts in the autonomous vehicle industry
United States
27 Aug 2019
Data Privacy Enforcement On The Rise In The US – California's CCPA Setting The Benchmark
On January 1, 2020, California will become the first state in the US to implement a sweeping new data privacy law that gives its residents the right to know (1) what "personal information" has been collected about them;...
United States
21 Aug 2019
HHS Announces New Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center
On October 29, 2018, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Eric Hargan announced the official opening of the Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3).
United States
15 Nov 2018
DHS And FIB Issue Joint Warning – Hackers Have Targeted Critical Sector Industries Since March 2016
On March 15, 2018, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a joint Technical Alert (TA18-074A) warning "network defenders"...
United States
28 Mar 2018
IRS Warns About New Cyber Scam Targeting Taxpayers
To mitigate against this threat, the IRS recommended that taxpayers and businesses that store taxpayer information take three steps.
United States
8 Mar 2018
NIST Releases Draft Update To Cybersecurity Framework
In 2014, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released its first version of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (Cyber Framework).
United States
14 Dec 2017
HHS Issues Quick Response Cyber Attack Checklist
The OCR's checklist makes clear that preparing for, and responding quickly to any potential breach should be a priority for HIPPA covered entities and their business associates.
United States
24 Jul 2017
White House Signs New Cybersecurity Executive Order
On May 11, 2017, President Donald Trump signed a new Executive Order on cybersecurity entitled Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.
United States
18 May 2017
DHS Warns Congress On Mobile Device Security
On May 4, 2017, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) submitted a new study to Congress that detailed current and emerging threats to the Federal government's use of mobile devices...
United States
15 May 2017
FBI Warns Cyber Criminals Are Targeting Unsecured FTP Servers In The Healthcare Industry
On March 22, 2017, the FBI issued a Private Industry Notification, warning that criminal actors are actively targeting File Transfer Protocol (FTP) servers operating in "anonymous" mode...
United States
10 May 2017
Tennessee Adds New Encryption And Timing Requirements To Its Data Breach Notification Law
On April 4, 2017, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed into law an amendment to the state's data breach notification law, making two substantive changes to the statute
United States
5 May 2017
HHS Issues Warning About Phishing Campaign Disguised As Official Communication
As part of its efforts to assess compliance with the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules...
United States
9 Dec 2016
FTC Announces New Guidance On Ransomware
On November 10, 2016, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released new guidance for businesses and consumers on the impact of, and how to respond to ransomware.
United States
28 Nov 2016
Internet Of Things (IoT) Security Takes Center Stage At FBI, DHS, NIST And Congress
On October 21, 2016, a domain name service host and internet management company experienced at least two waves of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that impacted at least 80 websites...
United States
25 Nov 2016
NIST And USCG Issue New Maritime Industry Cybersecurity Profile
These transfers are often a part of a sophisticated supply chain that uses multiple networked systems, and is therefore vulnerable to attack.
United States
25 Nov 2016
US Officially Blames Russia For DNC Hack
The DHS and Office of the Director of National Intelligence publicly stated for the first time that the US Intelligence Community is "confident" that the "Russian Government directed the recent compromises of e-mails...
17 Oct 2016
New York Proposes First-In-The-Nation Cybersecurity Regulation For Financial Institutions
On September 13, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services introduced a new rule that would require banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions...
United States
23 Sep 2016
White House Issues Presidential Directive Coordinating Government Response To "Cyber Incidents"
President Obama issued a new Presidential Directive setting forth the framework for how the US federal government will respond to "cyber incidents," whether involving government or private sector entities.
United States
20 Sep 2016
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