New legislation set to be a hot topic among experts, officials at the annual internet meeting
Cybersecurity and related issues have been hot topics among internet and judicial experts since China’s first Cybersecurity Law was adopted earlier this month.
Western experts evaluating China’s new cybersecurity law contend it will do very little to safeguard information but will erode privacy rights and make it harder for foreign enterprises to do business in China.
James Zimmerman, chairman of the American Chamber
China adopted a controversial cybersecurity law on Monday to counter what Beijing says are growing threats such as hacking and terrorism, although the law has triggered concern from foreign business and rights groups.
The legislation, passed by China’s largely rubber-stamp
A bipartisan group of legislators signed letter on Thursday requesting that the Department of Justice (DOJ) clarify a forthcoming rules change that could affect citizens’ privacy.
“We are concerned about the full scope of the new authority that would be
TO MANY WHO conduct work or research related to digital security, the legislation meant to protect against computer crimes has morphed into something harmful. The 1986 law, the U.S. Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, has been repeatedly described as vague
In November of 2007, Richard Villarreal applied for a job with the tobacco company R. J. Reynolds. He was forty-nine years old at the time, living in Cumming, Georgia, about an hour’s drive from Atlanta, and working for Coca-Cola
Bitcoin qualifies as money, a federal judge ruled on Monday, in a decision linked to a criminal case over hacking attacks against JPMorgan Chase & Co and other companies.
U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan rejected a bid by
Facebook is asking a federal appellate court to let stand its recent ruling that the defunct aggregation service Power Ventures violated a federal hacking law by “scraping” Facebook’s site.
The social networking company wants the court to reject arguments by
My paper highlights the pros and cons of technology based banking services in India. Banks mobilize public savings and facilitate investments. The liberalization of banking services by the government and the Reserve Bank of India has accelerated the growth of
1. Russia is in America’s crosshairs:
Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, commanding general of the Army Cyber Center of Excellence, said the U.S. has observed Russia employ the full range of information warfare capabilities to effectively find and fix their opponents.
The Democratic National Convention (DNC) leaks revealed last week have presumably reminded many Americans to the severe cyber-threats this country is facing. Particularly alarming were the allegations that Vladimir Putin is behind the hack. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson raised
Laws frequently change the way that we do business. Whether it’s taxes, regulations or some other requirement that we, as business people, are obliged to abide by, compliance is essential to avoiding legal actions and getting our jobs done without
Federal prosecutors are opposing a tech-savvy journalist’s bid to stay out of prison while he appeals his convictions on computer hacking charges.
Without relief from a federal judge or a higher court, former Reuters social media editor Matthew Keys could
A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers sent a letter on Monday to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler asking how the FCC’s proposed rule on set-top boxes could affect cybersecurity.
The coalition included U.S. Sens. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Tom
You’ve probably been hearing a lot about identity theft on the news recently. There was even a major movie out a couple years ago called “Identity Thief.” That movie may have been a comedy, but the subject matter is actually
A man allegedly behind some of the world’s biggest and most lucrative hacks is going to be tried in US courts.
Turkish citizen Ercan Findikoglu has been extradited to the United States and is being charged with helping execute a
Remember when your mom told you to clean up your room, and when she came back it was spotless?
There is an urgent need to educate children and women about the need to be cautious in cyberspace, according to Rakshit Tandon, Chief Resource Advisor, Internet and Mobile Association of India.
Activist hackers linked to the collective known as Anonymous have secretly accessed U.S. government computers in multiple agencies and stolen sensitive information in a campaign that began almost a year ago, the FBI warned this week.
Hereâ€™s a scary scenario. Youâ€™re innocently surfing the Web, maybe on an unfamiliar site, not paying close attention. Suddenly your computer screen fills with illegal pornographic images of minors. You try to navigate away, but a warning screen