In the era of disinformation, manipulation and influence operations, platform providers, enterprises, and government agencies are working to find policy and technical solutions.
There is bipartisan consensus in Congress that a federal data privacy law is necessary. Public policy experts from Google, Microsoft, and Twitter discussed the issues lawmakers will need to address to craft meaningful privacy regulation at a panel at RSA Conference.
Parts of the government is still spinning back up after spending 35 days offline as part of the recent partial government shutdown. For security teams with long to-do lists, that's a lot of time they need to regain.
Two senators have asked the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to look into the national security threat from foreign-based VPNs.
European law enforcement and the US Department of Justice took the xDedic marketplace, a hotspot for cybercriminals on the dark web, sells access to compromised RDP servers belonging to universities, governments, and private enterprises, offline as part of a joint operation.