A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC finds that Americans have a very pessimistic overall view of online security and privacy, believing that things like location data and even private text messages are likely to be exposed.
American lawmakers may once again be ready to seriously take up the idea of a federal privacy law. A report about the bill was quickly followed by publication of a discussion draft for public view.
The EU and US have reached an agreement in principle on a Privacy Shield replacement, but details of the data transfer deal are not yet available to the public.
The DHS has issued a broad warning to all American businesses about potential data theft by partners in China that have connections to the government.
Apparent trend toward heavy government regulation of personal data collection has tech industry titans discussing support for a federal privacy law so that the industry-supported legislation contains terms that are as friendly to them as possible.
Privacy concerns are mounting over Amazon Ring’s partnerships with U.S. law enforcement which allows the police to share surveillance videos with anyone they want.
New California and Oregon IoT security laws aim to address the growing concerns on the security of Internet-connected devices that seem to be expanding endlessly.
Congress has brought the controversial bill on internet surveillance back to the discussion room, and this time, Silicon Valley remains largely silent.
US government employees will soon be required to use a stronger measure of multi-factor authentication to access their work accounts. Aimed at putting an end to phishing, the measure is phasing out less secure forms of authentication.
Record-setting FTC fine of $700 million on Equifax data breach settlement is a warning of things to come as federal agencies step up protection of consumer data and personal information.