FEC: Campaigns Can Use Discounted Cybersecurity Services

FEC: Campaigns Can Use Discounted Cybersecurity Services

The U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC) said today companies can offer discounted cybersecurity services to political campaigns without running afoul of existing campaign finance laws, provided they already do the same for ...
Report: No ‘Eternal Blue’ Exploit Found in Baltimore City Ransomware

Report: No ‘Eternal Blue’ Exploit Found in Baltimore City Ransomware

For almost the past month, key computer systems serving the government of Baltimore, Md. have been held hostage by a ransomware strain known as "Robbinhood." Media publications have cited sources saying the ...

8/27/19 – Dtex, Insider Threat, Privacy News: Microsoft APT28 Shut Downs Highlight Insider Threat Risks, Tech Heavyweights Seek to Sidestep California Privacy Law

Last week, Microsoft reported that it detected six internet domains that were set up by cyberattack groups associated with the Russian government. According to Microsoft: Last Week, Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) ...

8/20/19, Dtex, Insider Threat, Privacy News: Gov. Official Eyed as Insider Threat, NYT Talks Biometric Behavior Data Collection, eWeek Highlights When Employees Support Digital Monitoring

Last week, the Adams County Government (Wisconsin) announced that personal and tax information on 258,000 individuals had been exposed in a data breach of its “computer system.” The county-issued explanation about the ...
Supreme Court: Police Need Warrant for Mobile Location Data

Supreme Court: Police Need Warrant for Mobile Location Data

The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that the government needs to obtain a court-ordered warrant to gather location data on mobile device users. The decision is a major development for privacy rights, ...