There's been quite a bit of lip service paid to the ages-old concept of information sharing, says Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine..
On Tuesday, the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) published trends and findings from 2014.
A Nigerian man was sentenced to three years in prison for his role in a phishing scheme targeting U.S. government employees.
In a Wednesday blog post the FTC explained the process it follows to investigate security breaches and said it looks favorably on companies that cooperate in law enforcement investigations.
The USA Freedom Act's fate will soon be decided with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announcing on Thursday that the Senate will convene for a rare Saturday vote on the bill.
RadioShack and a coalition of 38 states have reached an agreement allowing RadioShack to sell the customer data under certain conditions.
The Justice Department claims that two of the six defendants are former employees of U.S. tech firms.
In a brief, to-the-point letter, a wide mix of organizations asked Senate leaders to abandon attempts to extend Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act.
The FTC has recommended a list of conditions that a bankruptcy court should impose on the sale of RadioShack's information assets.
The USA Freedom Act was passed by the House Wednesday but critics call for strengthening of bill in the Senate.
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the USA Freedom Act today with 338 Representatives voting in favor of the bill and only 88 against it
While Congress ramps up for its discussions and vote on the USA Freedom Act, Washington state has taken privacy into its own hands through legislation requiring a warrant to use the devices.
The bill, which aims to end NSA's bulk collection of Americans' phone data, recently passed a House committee.
Managing compliance and risk has become one of the most torturous assignments in the enterprise, particularly for those that must adhere to the ever-increasing challenge of industry, state and federal regulations.
Princeton professor and former FTC chief technologist Ed Felten has joined the White House "techie" team as deputy CTO.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded a $50 million contract to ASM Research to help improve security and audit readiness.
Navy Adm. and head of the National Security Agency (NSA) Michael Rogers on the U.S. government's stance on cyber attack retaliation.
Charles Harvey Eccleston allegedly targeted U.S Department of Energy and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission employees with spear phishing emails designed to drop malware on their systems.
Russia and Chiana have agreed to join forces stop not hack each other as well as to fight cyber attacks as well.
A federal court has ruled that the search of a traveling businessman's laptop in 2013 was unreasonable and violated his privacy.
Germany has stopped its internet surveillance for the NSA after tensions arose over the US spying on European officials.
The Federal Trade Commission announced, in a release today, Katherine Race Brin will serve as the new FTC CPO
ACLU has sued a Virginia police department for collecting an LPR database on vehicles belonging to people not under investigation.
The European Commission has adopted a new 16-initiative strategy that would make it easier for consumers to access digital services and goods.
The Senate will likely vote on a trade bill over the expiring Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
The IRS is assembling a team to combat the rising tide of identity theft and fraudulent tax return claims.
The FBI has created a new position to help coordinate its response efforts to cybercrimes and establish better data sharing relationships.
The Department of Justice confirmed that it is looking into its policies surrounding cell-site simulators and surveillance technology.
Indian officials met with a Japanese contingent last week to discuss how the two nations could work together to fight cyber crime and invest in India's IT sector.
U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee chairman requests info on White House breachMay 04, 2015
Chairman John Thune penned a letter to President Obama this past Thursday to ask him to clarify whether any personal information was compromised in October's cyber attack on the White House.
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