The federal government's technical standards body is working on best practices for verifying the security and integrity of hardware, a notoriously difficult problem.
The ranking Democrat on a Senate Commerce Committee has unveiled a new digital privacy bill that would strengthen the FTC’s enforcement powers over tech companies.
The United Nations General Assembly will vote on a Russia- and China-backed resolution that claims to give governments tools to fight cybercrime. What it will actually do if it becomes a treaty, is allow governments to establish a sovereign Internet where they have full control of their country's Internet and monitor all activities.
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence confirmed that the government has stopped collecting phone location data using Section 215 of the Patriot Act.
The FTC action against a developer of "stalking" apps emphasized that installing an app that hid its presence on the device and didn't notify the user what it was doing was against the law.