John Ackerly, Author at Security Boulevard

U.S. Data Privacy Legislation: Accountability, Transparency and No ‘Back Doors’

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A year ago, the possibility of enacting consequential U.S. data privacy legislation was incomprehensible. Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) claimed as much when asked whether a U.S. version of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was likely. He argued, “A year ago, the answer would have been not ‘no’, ... Read More
Data Privacy is a Property Rights Issue

Data Privacy is a Property Rights Issue

Over the past decade, the erosion of trust in our institutions and each other has metastasized from a localized problem—primarily in our financial institutions and certain government agencies—into a societal crisis. And it is harming private citizens as well as the business sector. Apple CEO Tim Cook has made this ... Read More
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