President Obama has just signed an executive order designed to increase the nation’s cyber security. What does it mean and which companies will be affected?
Despite support from President Obama, a major proposal for a cyber security law has been voted down in the Senate. Experts say that may mean an executive order is on its away.
Most businesses are already required by state law to notify affected people after a data breach, but a new proposed data breach notification law in Congress could make compliance easier and less complicated.
We’ve reported recently on proposals for cybersecurity laws being drafted and introduced in Congress. Now here comes a new proposal from Senate Republicans.
As the debate continues over various proposed federal IT security laws, a new bill has been introduced that’s being labeled a compromise between different proposals.
In response to a wide-reaching IT security law proposed in Congress, a group of Senators has introduced a different, more business-friendly bill.
A new information security law has been proposed in the Senate. If it’s passed, it could increase IT costs for many private companies, according to opponents of the bill.
The sponsor of the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, is backing another bill that many critics say will diminish web users’ privacy.
As the federal government comes closer to passing laws designed to protect information security, some observers say the government’s cybersecurity efforts will hurt civil liberties and put sensitive personal information at risk.
If it’s passed, a recently proposed federal law could change the way your IT department approaches information security.