The "Promoting Good Cyber Hygiene Act" would create a baseline of best practices, ensure those practices come under annual review and update and are published on a publicly accessible website.
The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee's annual defense spending bill reportedly contains a provision prohibiting the Defense Department from using any products from Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab.
China's new cybersecurity law went into effect on June 1, subjecting companies to stringent data privacy and protection guidelines, as key questions linger around how it will be enforced, and how businesses will be able to comply.
Activists outraged over Congress passing a resolution that struck down new FCC rules defending the private data of telecom and ISP customers have pledged to purchase federal lawmakers' browser histories so they can publish them.
In a conference call yesterday, a panel representing telecom and broadband service providers threw its support behind a resolution to roll back Federal Communications Commission rules designed to protect consumer data collected by telecom and ISP companies.
Digital rights and privacy groups reacted with indignation after the U.S. Senate passed a joint resolution that would undo FCC rules banning telecom and ISP companies from selling consumers' data without their consent.
A pair of New York City Council members have proposed a law that would require the NYPD to disclose and evaluate the impact of the surveillance technologies it uses.
The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) on Wednesday released a revised draft of an ambitious regulation designed to protect the state and its citizens from cyberattacks against financial institutions.
The European Court of Justice ruled on Wednesday that the U.K.'s Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act of 2014 is invalidated by European Union statutes that protect citizens from the indiscriminate collection and retention of electronic data.
A coalition of tech and privacy groups are calling on legislators to delay changes to Rule 41 that would allow judges to issue warrants to remotely access computers located in any jurisdiction.
Confronting the dangers posed by the Internet of Things, members of the House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing on Wednesday that examined the feasibility of regulating IoT devices.
Two French internet rights associations filed legal challenges against the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, arguing the joint agreement doesn't go far enough in protecting citizens from digital spying.
Thai telecommunication companies are bristling at a proposed law that would criminally punish ISPs for computer crimes perpetrated by their users, and place the burden of proof on these providers to defend themselves.
Google and Dropbox are the latest U.S. tech giants to register with the Privacy Shield.
The Swiss intelligence service received permission to begin tapping phones and monitoring emails following a vote in the nation's parliament and approval by a public referendum.
To better protect consumer data, banks and insurance companies in New York will soon be required to adhere to new cybersecurity guidelines.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Monday issued a request for public comment on its rule regarding Disposal of Consumer Report Information and Records.
The Justice Department is unable to determine the amount spent by federal agencies litigating FOIA lawsuits in which the complainant substantially prevailed, a GAO report determined.
U.S. legislators urged the Department of Justice and the Commerce Department to reconsider the transfer of internet governance.
Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Richard Burr have reportedly been circulating proposed changes to Feinstein-Burr encryption bill.
China will experience a loss of GDP from between 1.77 - 3.44% as a result of the country's information communications technology policies.
The leader of the Labour party has announced his intention to draw up a digital bill of rights, installing a constitutional settlement for online privacy for UK citizens
A bill is pending in California that would designate the use of ransomware as a form of extortion.
In a new survey, only 34 percent of privacy professionals whose companies transfer data from Europe to the U.S. said that they expected their businesses to adopt the newly approved EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.
China has signaled an interest in a global approach to developing the country's cybersecurity standards for foreign technology companies.
Code leaked by the Shadow Brokers group has set off calls from security researchers and tech groups for a national conversation about vulnerability disclosure policy.
Privacy groups have opposed a proposal by DHS that would collect information about the social media presence and online activities of visa-waiver program visitors to the U.S.
NIST issued a far-reaching request for information, seeking cybersecurity suggestions from the private sector on a range of topics.