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Senators introduce bill to counter bad cybersecurity practices in credit reporting industry

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Two Democrats want to provide new regulatory powers for the Federal Trade Commission so that it can punish companies like Equifax and others in the credit reporting industry for poor cybersecurity practices.

China's new law calls on private industry to hand over valuable cyberthreat data

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

The new year marked the beginning of yet another Chinese cybersecurity regulation that may affect U.S. technology companies operating overseas.

Kaspersky Lab takes U.S. government to court over federal software ban

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

In a letter posted on the company's website, CEO Eugene Kaspersky claims DHS did not give his company due process.

Senator questions DHS's handling of Kaspersky software ban in federal agencies

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

A senior U.S. official pushed back against Sen. Claire McCaskill's criticism concerning the 90-day timeframe provided by the Department of Homeland Security for federal agencies to uninstall Kaspersky Lab products.

Capitol Hill comes for Equifax, demanding answers for massive breach

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

Lawmakers are putting pressure on Equifax after hackers were able to breach the credit reporting behemoth and compromise millions of customer records.

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to improve Internet of Things cybersecurity

by Chris Bing • 8 months ago

A new bill introduced in the Senate by Democrat Mark Warner and Republican Cory Gardner would establish a new set of cybersecurity standards for companies that hope to sell so-called "Internet of Things," or IoT, devices — like internet connected sensors or wearables — to federal agencies.

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