• Make Suppression Rules Temporary

    Many security information and event management (SIEM) tools have a machine learning component that falls into the category of Artificial Intelligence. Their sophistication increases as they gather data from machine learning components. Training comes from the user...

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  • Equifax Report Referenced at Congressional Hearing

    The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs has issued a report titled How Equifax Neglected Cybersecurity and Suffered a Devastating Data Breach. It was referenced repeatedly in a March 7 hearing during which Congress members...

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  • Film Producer Who Got Probation Now Looking At 15 Years

    Peter Hoffman once ran a company that made some smash hit films – Total Recall, Terminator 2, Basic Instinct – then he was associated with another production company that had more modest hits – including Rules of...

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  • Breaking Up Big Tech Brit Style

    Using antitrust law to rein in the tech giants is the cornerstone of Elizabeth Warren’s candidacy, but a review written for the UK by a panel led by Jason Furman, who used to advise former President Obama,...

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  • Stage 4 Cancer Patient Busted

    A video that went viral on Facebook shows police in a small Missouri town raiding a hospital and searching a stage 4 cancer patient’s belonging for marijuana. The patient, Nolan Sousley, told the Bolivar, Missouri newspaper that...

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  • FBI Investigating Contractor For Stealing Walmart Information

    Employees of Compucom, a tech services vendor, are under FBI investigation for possible theft of sensitive information from Walmart. In a court filing, the F.B.I. claims Compucom employees searched internal Walmart correspondence for information that might give...

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  • Labor Dept Proposes To Expand Overtime Eligibility

    Under a proposal announced March 7, the Labor Department would expand overtime eligibility to include most salaried workers earning less than $35,000 a year. The threshold at present is $23,700. It is anticipated that the rule would...

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  • Big Whistleblower Award to GC Reversed

    Writing on the FCPA Blog, Bill Steinman says that according to his informal records there have only been about a dozen federal court opinions interpreting the FCPA since 1977, but one more joined the list last month...

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  • Overlooked Criteria For Your Next In-House Hire

    Based on an informal survey of general counsel from multiple industries, the author lists the most important criteria to use when hiring for the legal department, aside from credentials, work experience, and references. Cultural fit tops the...

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  • Senate Confirms 36 Year Old Nominee To Fourth Circuit

    Allison Rushing, 36, a partner at the law firm Williams & Connolly, has been confirmed to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on a party-line vote, 53–44. Democrats said they were troubled by her lack of experience,...

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