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Pressure mounts for federal privacy law with second bill – Naked Security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Pressure is gathering for a federal privacy law in the US with the introduction of a second bill that would protect consumer data. The Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act from Washington Senator Maria Cantwell not only outlines strict privacy and security rules, but also establishes a […]

Far-reaching #cyber-security #Bill not uncommon in other #countries, say #Singapore experts, #industry players

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Singapore is not alone in proposing a far-reaching Bill to beef up cyber security, said experts, even as it wins the support of stakeholders following a recently concluded public consultation on the issue. Concerns about the Cyber Security Agency (CSA) of Singapore’s far-reaching powers had surfaced […]

New #bill could let #companies #retaliate against #hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans – A new proposed bill could make it legal for companies to retaliate against hackers. Dubbed the “hack back” bill, it was introduced last week to allow businesses to hack the hackers who’ve infiltrated their computer networks. Called the Active Cyber Defense Certainty (ACDC) Act, it […]

CYBERSECURITY BILL TAKES AIM AT VULNERABILITIES IN MEDICAL DEVICES

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans On July 27, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the Medical Device Cybersecurity Act of 2017, a bill that CHIME supports. The legislation, S.1656, would make the cybersecurity capabilities of medical devices more transparent to providers, clarifies expectations concerning security enhancements and maintenance of medical devices […]

This Bill Would Allow Hacking Victims to Hack Their Attackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Call it a Stand Your Ground law for cyberspace. A Republican congressman is floating a bill that would make it legal for victims of hacker intrusions to hack back against the attacker, the first move to legalize any form of computer intrusion since the federal Computer […]

ETHICAL HACKERS RAISE MONEY TO HELP REPEAL BILL REDUCING INTERNET PRIVACY

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A UTD group called Ethical Hackers is donating the profits from its first annual fundraiser to protest a federal bill overturning previous Federal Communications Commission regulations protecting consumer privacy. On … The post ETHICAL HACKERS RAISE MONEY TO HELP REPEAL BILL REDUCING INTERNET PRIVACY appeared first […]

Cyber crime bill passed to prevent online harassment

Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rahman has said that newly passed cybercrime bill by the National Assembly would help prevent online harassment, cyber stalking and blackmailing. Talking to a news channel, the minister said that people who threat, scare and post objectionable material online against any other citizen will be criminalised. Cyber crime […]

Netflix bill is about to go up

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Remember a while back when Netflix was a total bro and let current subscribers keep their lower monthly subscription rate instead of charging the higher rate that new customers received? That’s changing next month. In 2014, Netflix raised the price of its monthly standard streaming plan […]

NSA spying bill stalls in Senate vote

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday failed to get the 60 votes needed to advance a bill that would stop the National Security Agency from collecting the phone records of millions of Americans who are not suspected of any crime. […] For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net or http://AmIHackerProof.com View full post […]

Obamacare Cybersecurity Bill Not Enough to Protect Personal Inf

Obamacare Cybersecurity Bill Not Enough to Protect Personal Info   Today (Friday), the U.S. House of Representatives passed an “Obamacare cybersecurity bill” that helps protect people from the gaping security hole that is the Obamacare website. The Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act, H.R. 3811, is a one-sentence bill that simply requires customers to be notified of any […]

New cyber bill builds on DHS efforts

  New cybersecurity legislation aimed at protecting critical infrastructure would codify and strengthen a number of the Department of Homeland Security’s current programs, including some that are focused on information sharing and cyber incident response. Leaders of the House Homeland Security Committee unveiledcybersecurity legislation on Dec. 11 that targets the financial, energy, IT, transportation and 12 other sectors deemed […]

Estes introduces ‘school safety certification’ bill (Internet exclusive)

  State Sen. Craig Estes (R-Wichita Falls) filed SB 1857, a bill empowering qualified Concealed Handgun License instructors to achieve an additional “school safety certification” that would then enable them to train teachers to, hopefully, save lives should an active-shooter scenario occur inside a Texas school. This enhanced training is voluntary and only available to teachers […]

Bill Gates: Control-Alt-Delete was a mistake

Microsoft president Bill Gates demonstrates Microsoft’s Windows 95 program from his automobile prior to a press conference in Paris in September 1994.   (CNN) – If you pressed Control-Alt-Delete to log on before reading this, Bill Gates says he’s sorry. The Microsoft founder says the triple-key login should have been made easier, à la Apple’s Macs, […]