- March 28, 2012
It’s been an interesting week in the world of regulatory compliance: Within the span of a few days, the FTC released a report recommending online privacy rules and the House approved the JOBS Act, ...
- March 21, 2012
The Senate has passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, legislation that would scale back Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and other compliance mandates for small business.
- March 20, 2012
In recent months, both the European Union and the United States have made strides to protect online data privacy: In January, the EU adopted legislative proposals to reform its online data ...
- March 16, 2012
The annual Excellence.gov Awards recognize the best service-enhancing government IT programs -- and the winners prove that innovation does not have to come at the expense of compliance.
- March 06, 2012
Electronic health record systems are often touted as a way to reduce medical costs, make personal health information easily accessible for patients and increase quality of care. Not so fast, ...
- February 27, 2012
On the heels of proposed data protection reforms in Europe and the recently unveiled Cybersecurity Act of 2012, President Obama hopped on the bandwagon and last week proposed a Consumer Privacy ...
- February 20, 2012
- February 15, 2012
After three years of hearings and negotiations, a group of Senate Committee leaders unveiled the Cybersecurity Act of 2012. Under the new Cybersecurity Act, the Department of Homeland Security ...
- February 13, 2012
Since January, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has pushed for further Federal Trade Commission (FTC) investigation into Google’s online consumer privacy practices. The sometimes ...
- February 09, 2012
With the number and severity of breaches increasing, data protection strategies are vital. To help, the Online Trust Alliance has released a guide to online data protection.
- February 06, 2012
After shooting down the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), protesters opposing broad online antipiracy legislation have a new target: the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. And this time, the ...
- January 30, 2012
After weeks of nonstop talk (including a lot of criticism) of SOPA and other antipiracy legislation, protecting online privacy is back in the news. The switch in focus came as the European Union ...
- January 27, 2012
Detractors of SOPA and other antipiracy legislation say new regulations are needed -- but they must be better targeted. To do so, they say regulators simply need to follow the money.
- January 20, 2012
It was an eventful week for Internet-related antipiracy legislation, to say the least. After threatening for weeks, Internet giants such as Wikipedia and Google participated in a day-long ...
- January 16, 2012
The SEC has released new "risk alerts" that outline how financial firms can use social media guidelines to protect their business from fraud and comply with federal regulations.