Cyber unit for DHS, says panel chair

U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security, is urging the formation of a cybersecurity agency within the Department of Homeland Security. Source: SC Magazine: Cyber unit for DHS, says panel chair

By | January 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

President Obama Imposes Cyber-Related Sanctions in Response to Russian Interference in the 2016 US Election – Publications – Mayer Brown

Mayer Brown's Cybersecurity blog has a useful summary of the sanctions President Obama recently imposed in response to the election-related hacking by Russia: President Obama Imposes Cyber-Related Sanctions in Response to Russian Interference in the 2016 US Election - Publications - Mayer Brown You can find the amended executive order President Obama issued here.

By | January 10th, 2017|Categories: regulation, security, Uncategorized|0 Comments

EU’s privacy statutes preclude U.K.’s data retention legislation, court rules–SC Magazine

The European Court of Justice ruled on Wednesday that the UK's Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act of 2014 is invalidated by European Union statutes that protect citizens from the indiscriminate collection and retention of electronic data. Source: EU's privacy statutes preclude U.K.'s data retention legislation, court rules

By | December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments