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.
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.
Lawmakers are planning to introduce a privacy "bill of rights" that will include some elements of the new GDPR regulation.
As nation-state actors increasingly target physical critical infrastructure, two federal agencies strategize on how to protect against national threats.
Sen. Ron Wyden wants answers from the FCC on cellular network breaches and security.