UK threatens Clearview AI with nearly $23M fine over its facial recognition tech

Regulators say the company committed "alleged serious breaches" of the nation's data protection laws.

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Incident reporting, ransomware payment legislation faces trouble in Senate

by Tim Starks • 6 days ago

Aides continue to negotiate in a bid to overcome the dispute.

Banks must report major cyber incidents within 36 hours under finalized regulation

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

Industry won some concessions in the final version of the rule, which banks must comply with by May.

Ransomware fueled record year for UK cyber response

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

Attacks on health care were among the most predominant.

Biden signs infrastructure bill that provides nearly $2 billion for cybersecurity

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

The big-ticket cyber item in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is $1 billion in state and local grants.

Feds likely to fall short of deadline for strengthening encryption, multifactor authentication

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

The May executive order was drafted as a result of the SolarWinds cyber-espionage campaign.

State Department offers $10 million reward for help identifying DarkSide ringleaders

by Tonya Riley • 4 weeks ago

The bounty comes some six months after the group breached Colonial Pipeline, vaulting ransomware into the public consciousness.

White House preps order to clarify top cyber roles in federal government

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

It would be the second major E.O. after a May directive on federal agencies' digital defenses.

CISA tells agencies to fix hundreds of software flaws, prep for future vulnerabilities

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

CISA wants agencies to tackle nearly 300 flaws in all, ranging from within two weeks to six months.

Michigan police execute warrant looking for missing election equipment

by AJ Vicens • 1 month ago

An official who supported a far-right conspiracy theory previously said she would not return a piece of voting machinery to the state.

CISA starts identifying targets most necessary to protect from hacking

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

The agency isn't going to wait for Congress to act, CISA Director Jen Easterly said.