The Omnibus Rule that updated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has the potential to be a game changer because of the things it says in writing, as well as some of the things that it doesn’t say.
What is unique to the Patriot Act compared to most other countries is the need for a court order. Most other countries allow their government authorities to go directly to the data host with administrative orders to produce data.
Ryan Naraine talks to Christopher Soghoian about the latest iMessage encryption brouhaha, the indifference of the telephone companies towards security and the controversial practice of buying and selling software exploits.
Just like travel, incident response is a business responsibility. You need to understand and practice your plans, your responsibilities, your points of engagement and the tools you have at your disposal, to meet your goals in the most effective way.
Barack Obama played his cards right with the recent roll-out of the Executive Order for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. He succeeded where the Congress has thus far failed, and the biggest reason for that success is privacy.