For decades, U.S.-controlled Crypto AG helped the CIA spy on governments around the world by inserting encryption backdoor in cryptographic equipment.
U.S. push for COPPA update and UK publication of 16-point draft code of practice for children’s privacy show a move towards stronger data protection laws against tracking and monitoring of children.
Crypto privacy advocates see the sanctions, which effectively make it illegal for any US resident to use Tornado Cash, as an overreach and an inappropriate measure conducted against a form of technology.
Recent cyber attacks that have done damage to critical infrastructure could be a pretext for a "real shooting war," according to Joe Biden, as the president addressed the growing threats to national security in the cyber sphere.
Proposed Secure Data Act wants to forbid government agencies from demanding for encryption backdoors. This is a positive move but will it resolve the security vs. privacy debate?
The suit represents millions of Texas residents that have used Google services since 2015. The state requires that consent be collected from biometric data subjects to use their faces or voices.
National ransomware epidemic hits municipalities, school districts and local government agencies with 621 attacks recorded this year. Things are so bad that U.S. is drafting new legislation to prevent, mitigate and respond to future attacks.
Last week's White House cybersecurity summit was the Biden administration's first formal public-private meeting on the subject of national security, drawing together executives from some of the biggest names in key industries.
A new ransomware reporting bill introduced to the House of Representatives proposes putting new requirements on financial institutions, some of which are likely to be controversial. Any payment of over $100,000 would require the victim to first obtain special permission from the US Treasury.
Research shows most Americans not only becoming concerned and confused but also feeling a lack of control over personal data collection and data privacy in the modern digital economy.