Oct 152017

Inside Privacy writes: In a speech delivered at the United States Naval Academy on October 10, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein waded into the public debate between data privacy and law enforcement interests.  As part of a discussion moderated by former Covington cybersecurity attorney Jeff Kosseff, Rosenstein’s remarks discussed cyber [Read More…]

Oct 072017
 October 7, 2017  Misc No Responses »

Andrew Burt, chief privacy officer and legal engineer at Immuta, and Dan Geer, chief information security officer at In-Q-Tel, write: We learned on Tuesday that three billion Yahoo email accounts were compromised in 2013. In early September, it was Equifax’s 143 million credit reports. Just a few months before that, [Read More…]

Sep 222017
 September 22, 2017  Misc, Online No Responses »

Ali Breland reports: Supporters of President Trump have compiled a list containing personal information on thousands of people they believe are either opposed to Trump or associated with left-wing “anti-fascist” or “antifa” groups. The list, reported by BuzzFeed, has been circulated and added to on the internet since at least April. The list, which began on [Read More…]

Sep 142017
 September 14, 2017  Govt, Misc Comments Off on NHTSA Revised Automated Vehicle Policy Lacks Privacy Safeguards, Senate Considers Draft Bill

From the good folks at EPIC: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released revised guidance for automated vehicles. The modified guidance encourages manufacturers to develop best practices to minimize cybersecurity risks. However, the NHTSA guidance lacks mandatory standards and fails to safeguard privacy statingthat the Federal Trade Commission is responsible [Read More…]