The days of federal privacy laws coming to Silicon Valley may happen sooner than you think. In a much-publicized keynote speech given at the 40th ICDPPC in Brussels, Apple CEO Tim Cook gave his full-throated support for laws that would be at least as stringent as the EU GDPR.
A new bill on consumer privacy proposed in Maryland gives residents the right to opt out of certain types of personal data transfers to third parties.
A new legislation, Nebraska Consumer Data Privacy Act, has been introduced on 8 January 2020. How will it apply to the Nebraska residents and affects the businesses?
Proposed EARN IT Act is viewed as an anti-encryption bill as the government commission tasked to create a "best practices" list is composed of representatives with an interest in encryption backdoors.
The tech giants are claiming that the antitrust bills would harm consumer security and privacy, by "breaking" services such as Gmail and search bars.
While the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal has created its share of problems for Facebook, it’s clear that the scale and scope of the scandal extends to every corner of Silicon Valley. After all, most tech giants are collecting staggering amounts of user data and comprehensive new privacy regulations seem imminent.
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.
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.
New executive order from the Biden administration, containing a broad package of measures from "right to repair" to renewed scrutiny of major mergers, aims to curtail anti-competitive practices among the Big Tech players.
As ransomware attacks surge and hackers become increasingly bold, the Biden administration is forging ahead with a package of new measures that includes up to $10 million for information that leads to the identification of attackers that hit critical infrastructure.