Posts Tagged Information privacy

The Law and the Hacker – Podcast on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Not too long ago I had a nice visit with Rafal Los (@Wh1t3Rabbit) who is otherwise known as the Chief Security Evangelist for HP and blogs at Following the Wh1t3Rabbit – Practical Enterprise Security. Raf is one dude you really need to follow if you’re interested in #infosec.  Anyway, our discussion was centered around the Computer Fraud and Abuse […]

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Responsiveness and Responsibility Are Considered in Assessing Data Breach Fines

About a year and a half ago I wrote a post titled Data Breach – Who’s Gonna Get it? where I made the point that, much like with Ford’s “bean counting” with the Pinto deaths back in the ’70s, companies that were aware of the risk of data breach but did not act responsibly were […]

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Privacy and Cyber Legislation Pending in the 112th Congress

Computer hacking, data breach, data privacy, and information security have dominated the news lately and created a sense of urgency in Congress to “do something” to fix the problems. Over the last few days I have searched the web for a source to keep me updated on all of the cyber-legislation that is currently pending […]

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Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2011

On June 7, 2011 Senator Leahy introduced bill S. 1151 in the Senate called the Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2011, which is linked HERE. The stated purpose of the bill is as follows: To prevent and mitigate identity theft, to ensure privacy, to provide notice of security breaches, and to enhance criminal […]

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