CISA Director Christopher Krebs urged the security community to move past selling based on fear.
The "debate" over how law enforcement can have lawful access to encrypted messages is anything but civil. The Encryption Working Group attempted to find common ground and made some proposals, but no agreement on how messages can be viewed without undermining encryption.
The Georgia Supreme Court is being asked to decide whether data breach victims have to wait for actual fraud or theft to happen before they can sue to recover the costs spent protecting themselves after a data breach.
Law enforcement officials and lawmakers asking the technology industry to provide backdoors into encryption products is not anything new, but U.S. Attorney General William Barr did something past officials hadn't done before: Barr specified that the backdoors and workarounds should be in encrypted messaging apps.
Equifax settled the various lawsuits from federal and state regulators and consumers related to its 2017 data breach for up to $700 million. Hefty price tag not withstanding, the data for 147-million victims is still out there and there's not much consumers can do about it.