The House vote, which saw 15 Republicans break from party lines to oppose the measure, followed a thumbs up from the Senate earlier in the month.
"We will not help any government, including our own, hack or attack any customer anywhere," Brad Smith, the president of Microsoft, said in an interview.
What issues should companies be considering when it comes to handing over privileged information? Karen Epper Hoffman investigates.
President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claim that former President Obama ordered wiretaps of his offices in Trump Tower, received the latest in a series of rebuttals, this one from U.K.'s intelligence agency.
To prepare for GDPR, two-thirds of the U.K. organizations surveyed said they were developing new internal privacy accountability frameworks while 58 percent are ponying up budget dollars to train their staffs and employees in privacy matters.
The Nebraska senator reported multiple password reset attempts in a series of tweets Saturday evening.
Andrus Ansip tweeted that he and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross agreed on the need for robust Privacy Shield to protect and encourage data flow.
A new executive order, aiming to curb immigration to the United States, distances itself from the data protection measures that so shocked Eeuropean privacy advocates.
Recent U.S. political developments have prompted concern that they threaten the foundation of the EU Privacy Shield.
Government operators can put private organizations in a bind, reports Alan Earls.
In response to growing threats from cyberattacks to financial institutions, New York state officially implemented new regulations that require banks and insurers to meet certain cybersecurity standards.
The ACLU and the HRW have penned an open letter to the European Commission claiming that recent political developments could upset the basis for the EU Privacy Shield.
The Senate sponsors of the DIGIT Act may have the right idea when it comes to IoT, but advocacy groups warn many thorny security and privacy issues lurk. Steve Zurier reports.
French and German ministers ask for greater security measures, including encryption backdoors - to fight terrorism in Europe, but tech industry says it isn't possible.
The EU privacy watchdog has told Microsoft despite changes to the install screen, there is still no clear message of how Microsoft plans to process users' data.
A federal judge in Chicago issued an opinion last week that would deny the government's attempt to force Apple device owners from providing a fingerprint to unlock their device.
New Mexico, one of three states without a data breach notification law, moved to close the gap.
In a voice vote, the House approved the Email Privacy Act, sending it on to the Senate for a look-see.
The company must also prominently disclose its policies for collecting and sharing data and obtain express consent from customers.
Three quarters of organisations plan to expand their data protection capabilities with encryption as GDPR deadline looms.
Did Yahoo take too long to disclose two massive data breaches? The SEC, along with other agencies, want to know.
A bug in GoDaddy issued SSL certificates has caused the hosting provider to revoke nearly 9000 certificates
A bill is about to be introduced in the House to block government attempts at requiring tech companies from assisting in the building of a registry of Muslims entering the country.
The National Security Agency was granted expanded powers to exchange information - gathered in its global surveillance - with the federal government's 16 other intelligence agencies.
With a new president in the U.S. and U.K. leaving the European Union, the state of privacy agreements is in flux, reports Jeremy Seth Davis.
Guidelines to payment service providers, supplied by the European Central Bank, call for reporting of a breach within two hours compared to the EU GDPR requirement for reporting within 72 hours.