A federal privacy law that meets five key requirements can bring U.S. more in line with global privacy principles and relieve burdens on business from differing standards.
Group of top Democrats in the U.S. Senate have introduced the COPRA digital privacy act to offer U.S. consumers the same types of data privacy protections as the European GDPR.
U.S. government-funded Android phones are found to contain unremovable pre-installed malware that leaves the phone vulnerable to invasive advertising and auto-installation of apps without user’s permission.
Consumer privacy took a body blow in 2017 when U.S. President Donald Trump signed a repeal of the broadband privacy rules. Increasingly, the complex nature of privacy in the age of the internet is putting the fraught relationship between government, big business and the man on the street to the test.
Data breach of U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency’s subcontractor has exposed around 100,000 travelers’ images which further highlight the importance of vendor security compliance.
CCPA pioneered a strong mandate for data privacy and security in the US, and now SB-327 is focusing on securing IoT devices. However, an opportunity was missed to ditch passwords altogether and advocate for a stronger method of authentication.
The FTC is a shadow regulator on cyber, and it is impacting what businesses must do about cybersecurity. Most troublingly, it is doing so without clear standards and in apparent self-denial. This may have wide-ranging ramifications for the future of self-driving cars.
New White House phishing scam impersonating President Trump and Vice President Pence is baiting people who are anxious and lacking good guidance from the officials.
While proposed Exposure Notification Privacy Act could control the potential misuse of contact tracing apps and exposure notification apps, it could also put the brakes on the scope of data collected.