Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a bill that would grant intelligence agencies authority under the USA PATRIOT Act to continue mass surveillance until 2020
Proposed legislation would rein in the CFAA to avoid overzealous prosecution.
Following years of wrangling in Congress and a slew of headline-grabbing breaches, the House gave the go-ahead to a cybersecurity bill.
A flurry of legislative activity on Capitol Hill hints that Congress may be shaking off its inertia and there may be some long-awaited forward movement on key issues.
Chinese regulators have suspended rules that heavily policed foreign technology, after backlash from its own banks.
Kevin Bollaert, 28, operated the now-infamous revenge porn sites U Got Posted and Change My Reputation.
The law ushers in technical and data standards for verifying individuals' identities during digital or online transactions.
New research from the EU suggests that Facebook is tracking internet users' web browsing habits, even if they've opted out of the feature or haven't registered with the social media site.
A British court has dismissed Google's appeal to prevent consumers from being able to sue the company over its alleged tracking of Safari users.
Legislation requiring companies to meet security standards and notify customers of data breaches has moved forward in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The California Electronic Communications Privacy Act passed the California Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday.
A new 'threat sharing' cybersecurity bill was introduced by leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee.
On Monday, Reps. Luke Messer and Jared Polis will reportedly introduce the legislation in the House.
The threat information-sharing bill was approved by the Senate Intelligence Committee last week.
The Obama administration has set another record for withholding government files under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act.
If modified, Rule 41 would give judges the ability to grant search warrants for electronic information located outside their judicial district.
The Obama administration announced a proposed amendment to existing law that would give federal courts more authority in the ongoing was against botnets.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is ready to introduce a bill aimed at putting in place a federal standard that organizations across the country would abide by.
The act contains a dozen amendments made in a closed door session before the Senate Intelligence Committee voted.
Four privacy and technology experts met on Wednesday night to debate the ruling and whether it should be implemented in the U.S.
FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez says the agency will continue to ramp up its expertise to protect consumer privacy.
The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) wrote a letter to Congress earlier this week in response to the recently proposed Personal Data Notification & Protection Act.
Various civil society organizations and security experts penned a letter to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence over their dissatisfaction with the recently drafted Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (CISA).
Last year, the operators of ugotposted[.]com were ordered to pay $385,000 in a default judgment.
The White House released a draft of its Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act on Friday to wide criticism from the greater privacy and technology communities.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has become the de facto enforcer of data privacy laws and regulations, reports Lee Sustar.
Two legislators reintroduce bill aimed at protecting consumers from data breaches.
Queen Elizabeth II approved the bill on Thursday.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has come out in support of an email privacy act that would overhaul California law.
The White House will hold a cybersecurity summit on Friday at Stanford University and the Apple CEO will be one of the speakers.
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