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NIST Act to Improve SMB Security Becomes Law

Under the newly minted law NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act, NIST will have a year to release guidance and resources to help small businesses improve their security posture.

Legislation, Government

Clarity Needed Over New Rules on Use of Cyber Weapons

The White House has rescinded the directive that restricted how United States could respond to online attacks. Will this act as deterrence or escalate breaches and attacks into armed conflict?

Government

DHS to Protect Critical Infrastructure with National Risk Management Center

Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced the creation of the National Risk Management Center to evaluate threats and defend US critical infrastructure. The center will initially focus on the energy, finance, and telecommunications sectors to start.

Government, Critical Infrastructure Security

Supreme Court Ruling on Location Data Leaves Open Key Questions

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court said law enforcement needs to obtain a search warrant before it can access historical cell phone location records, but stopped short of making a ruling on how other types of third-party data collection should be handled.

Government, Privacy, Surveillance

GDPR-Style Privacy Regulations May Be On the Way in U.S.

Lawmakers are planning to introduce a privacy "bill of rights" that will include some elements of the new GDPR regulation.

Privacy, Government, Facebook