Five Eyes Again Lean On Tech About Encryption

In the latest demand, the usual suspects are joined by two new nations in urging tech to stop using default encryption and to essentially build backdoors. The Five Eyes (FVEY) intelligence alliance plus two Asian nations have released an “International Statement: End-To-End Encryption and Public Safety,” which represents the latest FVEY salvo in their campaign … Continue reading Five Eyes Again Lean On Tech About Encryption

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (5 October)

Coming Events On 6 October, the House Administration Committee’s Elections Subcommittee will hold a virtual hearing titled “Voting Rights and Election Administration: Combatting Misinformation in the 2020 Election.”The United States’ Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced that its third annual National Cybersecurity Summit “will be held virtually as a … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (5 October)

Australia Cybersecurity Strategy/White Paper

Canberra is trying to recalibrate its cybersecurity strategy in he face of increased PRC hacking. Australia has issued a new Cyber Security Strategy that replaces its 2016 strategy and proposes to change incrementally how the nation would approach cybersecurity and data protection paired with more funding for these activities. Notably, the government of Prime Minister … Continue reading Australia Cybersecurity Strategy/White Paper

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (31 July)

First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. Here are Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events. Coming Events On 31 July, the House Intelligence Committee will mark up its Intelligence Authorization Act.On 31 July the … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (31 July)

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (28 July)

First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. Here are Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events. Coming Events On 28 July, the House Rules Committee will consider the rule for and amendments to the H.R. … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (28 July)

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (24 July)

First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. Here are Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events. Coming Events On  27 July, the House Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law Subcommittee will hold its sixth … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (24 July)

EDPB Opines Encryption Ban Would Endanger A Nation’s Compliance with GDPR

As the US and others call on technology companies to develop the means to crack encrypted communications, an EU entity argues any nation with such a law would likely not meet the GDPR’s requirements. First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these … Continue reading EDPB Opines Encryption Ban Would Endanger A Nation’s Compliance with GDPR

Further Reading and Other Developments (20 June)

First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. Other Developments The House Financial Services Committee’s National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy Subcommittee held a virtual hearing titled “Cybercriminals and Fraudsters: How Bad Actors Are Exploiting … Continue reading Further Reading and Other Developments (20 June)

Following Other Nations, Australia Warns Of Malicious Cyber Activity

Another Five Eyes nation details sustained cyber-attacks against healthcare and COVID-19 related entities.   First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. In the wake of similar statements by the American, British, Israeli, and other governments, … Continue reading Following Other Nations, Australia Warns Of Malicious Cyber Activity