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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has become the de facto enforcer of data privacy laws and regulations, reports Lee Sustar.
The government agency has announced Ashkan Soltani as its new chief technologist, according to a release.
A federal court shut down Pairsys at the request of the Federal Trade Commission.
The Federal Trade Commission announced, in a release today, Katherine Race Brin will serve as the new FTC CPO
The Federal Trade Commission had asked a federal court to shut down the company, which marketed specialized computers to mine bitcoins.
A new report from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provides data security steps for businesses and promotes data minimization.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) settled with two companies on Tuesday after they falsely claimed to comply with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor.
The Federal Trade Commission will share lessons learned from the 54 data security cases it has brought as part of its "Start With Security" program.
The Federal Trade Commission banned app developers Equiliv Investments and Ryan Ramminger from creating and distributing malware after their "Prized" app commandeered consumer devices to mine digital currency.
The Federal Trade Commission has prohibited a revenge porn site operator from sharing nude photos, using deceptive tactics and revealing personal information.
Speaking to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), President Obama said he will propose a Personal Data Notification and Protection Act and a Student Data Privacy Act.
This week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) expounded on previous comments surrounding the inherent risk in the Internet of Things (IoT) by releasing a detailed report. Also this week, ransomware was documented, for the first time, as dropping trojans and malware on infected users' systems. For a closer...
Under the agency's COPPA ruling, website that collect personal information on its young users must receive parental consent before doing so.
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.
FTC chairwoman Edith Ramirez talked at the Consumer Electronic Show about the Internet of Things and the inherent privacy and security risks that come with the technology development.
Claiming funding from the federal government and an endorsement by President Obama, a debt relief program coerced private data from consumers.
Princeton professor and former FTC chief technologist Ed Felten has joined the White House "techie" team as deputy CTO.
Legislation requiring companies to meet security standards and notify customers of data breaches has moved forward in the U.S. House of Representatives.
PaymentsMD and its former CEO will have to destroy all information collected related to its Patient Health Report service.
The FTC imposed greater security and privacy requirements on two debt brokers after they posted personal information of 55,000 consumers online.
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