Lawmakers are more serious than ever about cybersecurity legislation. Their intent is to enact, but can they compromise on legislation to share cyberthreat information and nationalize data breach notification?
Data breaches are inevitable, hence it's up to executives to ensure their enterprise is secured, without trying to encrypt everything, warns Prakash Panjwani, president and chief executive officer of SafeNet.
In the wake of an "inebriated" government employee crashing a drone on the White House lawn, federal officials sound warnings over the potential weaponization of consumer drones. But is it anything more than a Hollywood-style movie plot?
As the number of major health data breaches continues to climb, federal regulators are taking steps to make the process of reporting breaches using online tools more efficient, hoping that will help ease the launching of investigations.
Grocery chain Schnucks has won a court ruling against its payments processor and merchant bank, setting a $500,000 cap on how much it must pay for a 2012 POS breach. Learn how imprecise contract terms played an important role in the ruling.
President Obama urged Congress in his State of the Union address to pass legislation to better meet the evolving cyberthreat, but spent very little of the speech explaining its dangers or detailing his cybersecurity legislative agenda.
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman proposes updating state law to require businesses, including out-of-state firms with New York customers, to implement new safeguards to protect personal consumer data they store.
The inappropriate use and disclosure of patient information for marketing purposes by an insurer in Tennessee offers a reminder of the importance of complying with HIPAA's marketing-related provisions.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was set to star in a satirical video game, in which he battled the forces of imperialist oppression with the help of unicorns and narwals - until hackers apparently disrupted game development.
President Obama's call for enactment of a national data breach notification law has been widely welcomed by business groups and privacy advocates, but their endorsements come with a big proviso: What's in it? The White House hasn't furnished details.
A new law in New Jersey, enacted in reaction to data breaches, requires health insurers that provide coverage in the state to encrypt personal information, going beyond the addressable requirements of HIPAA.
The Paris terrorist attacks could make it more likely Congress will renew the USA Patriot Act and less likely that lawmakers will curtail a program to collect metadata on telephone conversations of Americans.