What is the proposed “Hack Back” Bill?

What is the proposed “Hack Back” Bill?

The proposed “Hack Back” bill is officially called the Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act (ACDC) to allow organizations who are victims of hackers to take aggressive action in defense. While this may sound like a positive step in the fight against cyber...
How Is FTC Data Security Enforcement Changing?

How Is FTC Data Security Enforcement Changing?

The U.S. Appellate Court agreed with LabMD that an order by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for them to “establish a comprehensive information security program” was too vague, leading to changes in the way the FTC handles penalties after conducting...
4 Cybersecurity Budget Focus Areas for Higher Education in 2020

4 Cybersecurity Budget Focus Areas for Higher Education in 2020

Chief information security officers are grappling with a variety of issues as they try to keep their campuses safe from cyber criminals. In fact, the No. 1 issue for higher ed IT leaders this year is information security, according to EDUCAUSE, a nonprofit association...
Do we need a new standard for network testing and security?

Do we need a new standard for network testing and security?

This question was posed by a Forbes Technology Council member who points out that with the increase in devices connected to networks, cybersecurity has become part of every C-level, staff member and third-party vendor’s role to help manage risk of data...
9 U.S. States Pass New or Expanded Data Breach Laws

9 U.S. States Pass New or Expanded Data Breach Laws

In the absence of federal action, states have been actively passing new and expanded requirements for privacy and cybersecurity. While laws like the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) are getting all the attention, many states are actively amending their breach...