Committee Revisits Federal Cybersecurity and Finds Inadequate Practices Persist

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee issued a sequel to a 2019 report on federal cybersecurity that examined eight agencies and found them lacking in a number … Continue reading Committee Revisits Federal Cybersecurity and Finds Inadequate Practices Persist

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (9 August 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Other Developments The United States (U.S.) Department of Justice (DOJ) provided an update to its January statement that it had been compromised in the SolarWinds hack. Over 27 U.S. … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (9 August 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (2 August 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Other Developments Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has filed the text of the bipartisan Senate infrastructure package as an amendment to the House’s surface transportation reauthorization, the “Investing … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (2 August 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (20 July 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it's posted here. Other Developments The United States (U.S.), allies, and other nations identified the People’s Republic of China (PRC) as being behind the Microsoft Exchange hack that compromised thousands of systems … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (20 July 2021)

Mandatory Cyber Reporting Legislation Floated

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want updates on global technology developments four times a week. Last month, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Mark Warner (D-VA) and Ranking Member Marco Rubio (R-FL) along with Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) floated a draft bill, the “Cyber Incident Notification Act of 2021,” that would change United States … Continue reading Mandatory Cyber Reporting Legislation Floated

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (14 July 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want updates on global technology developments four times a week. Other Developments The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) summarized the results of its most recent plenary session even though not all of the documents have yet been made available:During its plenary session, the EDPB adopted Guidelines on … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (14 July 2021)

Biden Signs Competition EO

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want updates on global technology developments four times a week. President Joe Biden signed an executive order (EO) to combat the increased consolidation in the United States’ (U.S.) economy and its anti-competitive effects. The sweeping, EO, “Promoting Competition in the American Economy,” would remake how the U.S. … Continue reading Biden Signs Competition EO

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (7 July 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want updates on global technology developments four times a week. Other Developments The Australian Parliament passed the “Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (International Production Orders) Bill 2020” that “provide a framework for Australian agencies to obtain independently-authorised international production orders for interception, stored communications and telecommunications data directly to … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (7 July 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (1 July 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want updates on global technology developments four times a week. Other Developments The European Commission (EC) “adopted two adequacy decisions for the United Kingdom - one under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the other for the Law Enforcement Directive.” The EC continued:Personal data can now … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (1 July 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (24 June 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want updates on global technology developments four times a week. Other Developments The Senate confirmed former National Security Agency Deputy Director Chris Inglis to be the United States’ (U.S.) first National Cyber Director. This position was created upon the advice of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC) and … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (24 June 2021)