The United States Department of Homeland Security warned that Iranian nation-state attackers could lob malware capable of wiping hard drives and physically destroying machines against U.S. targets as the two countries remain locked in a political game of one-upmanship.
New York’s lawmakers are on the brink of passing a data security law that will give New Yorkers more information about how their data is being used and when it has been compromised.
Bills in the House and Senate would prevent warrantless searches of Americans' devices at the border.
On paper, the executive order seems to have some good ideas on increasing the pool of talented security personnel for the federal IT workforce. Would DHS be able to deliver on these new programs?
Calls for jail time for C-suite executives after a data breach are getting louder, but proposed legislation such as the Corporate Executive Accountability Act would not prevent data breaches. Instead, it would will simply result in organizations lawyering up, CISO Advisor Dave Lewis argues.