Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (8 October)

Coming Events The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA), Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) and the Computer Emergency Response Team for the EU Institutions, Bodies and Agencies (CERT-EU) will hold the 4th annual IoT Security Conference series “to raise awareness on the security challenges facing the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem across the European Union:”Artificial … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (8 October)

Senate Intelligence Committee Issues Final Russia Report

The committee examined the counterintelligence component of Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and made recommendations out of proportion with the alleged conduct. The Senate Intelligence Committee released the fifth and final volume of its investigation into Russia’s interference with the 2016 presidential election in favor of the Trump Campaign. This volume focused on the … Continue reading Senate Intelligence Committee Issues Final Russia Report

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (13 August)

Here are Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events: Coming Events On 18 August, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host the “Bias in AI Workshop, a virtual event to develop a shared understanding of bias in AI, what it is, and how to measure it.”The United States’ Department of Homeland Security’s … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (13 August)

White House and Trump Administration Sending Different Messages On Election Interference

While the President and close advisors keep downplaying Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. election while U.S. intelligence agencies are issuing muted warnings many Democrats think have been tempered to please the White House. The Trump Administration has been sending mixed messages on the security of and risks to the 2020 election in the United … Continue reading White House and Trump Administration Sending Different Messages On Election Interference

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (22 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 22 July, the Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee will markup a number of bills … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (22 July)

Further Reading and Other Developments (17 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. Speaking of which, the Technology Policy Update is being published daily during the week, and here are the Other Developments and Further Reading from this week. Other Developments … Continue reading Further Reading and Other Developments (17 July)

Senate Consideration of NDAA Continues

Slowly, the Senate works on its NDAA by adding a number of amendments including a few standalone technology bills. However, an election security bill was stripped out of the FY 2021 Intelligence Authorization before it was added to the NDAA. First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. … Continue reading Senate Consideration of NDAA Continues

Senate Democratic Stakeholder Floats Privacy Discussion Draft

The top Democrat on one committee has released a bill that would scrap the notice and consent model and strictly limit what information can be collected, processed, and shared. 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 … Continue reading Senate Democratic Stakeholder Floats Privacy Discussion Draft

Dueling COVID-19 Privacy Bills Released

Democratic stakeholders answer a Republican proposal on how to regulate privacy issues raised by COVID-19 contact tracing. The proposals have little chance of enactment and are mostly about positioning.   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 … Continue reading Dueling COVID-19 Privacy Bills Released