- 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.
- January 13, 2012
Just last April, Google Inc. settled Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that it used "deceptive tactics and violated its own privacy promises" to consumers when it launched Google Buzz in 2010. ...
- January 06, 2012
Internet giants -- including eBay, Google, Facebook and Twitter -- reportedly are considering a simultaneous "blackout" of their sites in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act. Now they are ...
- January 03, 2012
After the holidays, many companies are facing an influx of mobile devices that could affect compliance with various regulations. Is your mobile device security strategy ready?
- December 15, 2011
Although many companies see the benefits of a solid cloud computing strategy, our survey found that security and compliance often fall by the wayside when businesses move to the cloud.
- December 14, 2011
As Carrier IQ defends its data collection processes, some experts say the fact that the information being collected exists at all is a potential privacy and compliance violation.
- December 12, 2011
As mandatory eXtensible Business Reporting Language use becomes the norm in business communications, one expert says XBRL tagging can assist risk management and analysis.
- December 08, 2011
With Chris Dodd already in Hollywood, Sen. Barney Frank's retirement announcement last month led some to speculate the push for Dodd-Frank Act regulations would retire with him. The controversial ...