If you know an immigrant, and have interactions with them, you are on the radar. https://gizmodo.com/us-homeland-security-will-start-collecting-social-media-1818777094 from the article: US Homeland Security Will Start Collecting Social Media Info on All Immigrants October 18th Matt Novak (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is expanding the kinds of information that it […]
https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-joint-resolution/34 Public Law No: 115-22 (04/03/2017) (This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission entitled “Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services.” The rule published on December 2, 2016: […]
Do you know what is covered, and what the exclusions are? https://www.secureworldexpo.com/industry-news/insurer-denies-liability-in-hacking-case One case I heard of, was a claim for coverage ($ to recover and rebuild) was denied, because the company was a service company, and the information stolen belonged to their customers. No data actually owned by the insured was impacted, and the […]
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This is an interesting spin on the GDPR (general data protection regulation) approaching in May 2018. Previous post on this topic. http://thehackernews.com/2017/08/data-breach-security-law.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheHackersNews+%28The+Hackers+News+-+Security+Blog%29&_m=3n.009a.1553.vw0ao0aqno.xjh If companies do not comply with the requirements they can be fined. I wonder, though, if this will increase reliance on offloading the information and security risk to insurance. For the same reason […]