Voluntary Biden administration control system security initiative coming to water sector

Previously, the Biden administration pushed the initiative in the electricity sector and for pipelines.

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SEC's Gensler signals enhancement of cybersecurity, breach disclosure rules for financial sector

by Tim Starks • 2 days ago

The SEC joins TSA, the FCC and other feds who have imposed or are considering imposing additional disclosure requirements.

Security fears over antitrust legislation raise looming questions about a federal privacy law

by Tonya Riley • 3 days ago

Experts say not all of the tech companies' security concerns are unfounded.

Treasury sanctions Ukrainian officials over operations for Russian FSB

by Tim Starks • 7 days ago

One of the officials stands accused of collecting information about Ukraine's critical infrastructure, a frequent target of Russian cyberattacks.

Congressional cyber heavyweights Langevin, Katko won't seek reelection

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

Reps. Jim Langevin and John Katko aren't just experts, they also have a track record of bipartisanship.

White House hosts open-source software security summit in light of expansive Log4j flaw

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

The meeting will combine tech leaders with feds.

FCC wants to revamp data breach laws for telecom carriers

by Tonya Riley • 2 weeks ago

The rule change could create additional reporting requirements for companies.

Offense will win some battles, but cyber defense will win the war

by Selena Larson • 2 weeks ago

Changing the calculus on defense remains the most important way to prevent attacks, even if it is not as attention-grabbing as offensive efforts.

If hackers are exploiting the Log4j flaw, CISA says we might not know yet

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

The agency harkened back to the long delay between vulnerability discovery and the Equifax breach.

French privacy regulator slaps Facebook, Google with fines totaling nearly $240M

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The CNIL hit the tech giants over their policy on cookies.

FTC settles with OpenX Technologies for $2 million for allegedly violating children's privacy law

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The FTC also alleges that OpenX continued to collect geolocation data from some Android users even after they opted out of tracking.