Cybersecurity

 
 
  • Internal Cyber-Threats Go Unaddressed

    According to a recent survey by the Ponemon Institute, organizations lack understanding of the cyber risks associated with negligent or malicious employees. They are inadequately prepared to counter resident attackers and lack the ability to discover and...

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  • GDPR One Year Later

    This year in May marked one year since the implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. There had been a brief informal grace period, but that has expired and enforcement has begun. In this Today’s General...

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  • Is Censoring Terrorists On The Internet Counterproductive?

    Monitoring and taking down terrorist internet content is generally viewed as sound defensible policy, with the main problems being the sheer quantity of material and the difficulty of establishing an operative definition of what needs to be...

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  • State AGs Go After Data Brokers

    In comments to the Federal Trade Commission in June 2019, the state attorneys general for 40 states recommended the creation of an online registry for all data brokers in the country. Several states already have laws on...

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  • A Powerful Hacker Tactic: “Island-Hopping”

    The term derives from military history of World War II. Instead of a frontal attack on a big target, the strategy is to slowly take small islands off the coast, building “strength and stealth.” It was the...

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  • Data and Business Litigation

    Data can provide competitive advantages, help streamline business functions, serve as a key resource to document processes and prove positions in legal disputes. On the other hand, data exposure is becoming a frequent source of civil lawsuits...

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  • Why Prisons Are Banning Computer Tech Books

    Oregon joins a number of other state in adding a variety of books about computer technology and coding to the list of materials that inmates in its prisons are not allowed to access. In Oregon, titles such...

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  • Alexa Gets Sued

    A class action alleging Amazon’s Alexa virtual-assistant product violates the privacy rights of minors has been filed against Amazon in a Washington state court. The complaint contends that Alexa’s modus operandi differs from and is more intrusive...

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  • Faster, Cheaper, Smarter: The Future of AI in E-Discovery

    AI found its way into the legal process as part of a complex but still circumscribed function: document review in the context of e-discovery. But this technology has now expanded far beyond document review. In this Today’s...

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  • New Legislation Favors Trolls, Says EFF

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s response to a rewrite of Section 101 of the Patent Act now working its way through Congress is summed up in the final paragraph of the Foundation’s most recent article on the legislation:...

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