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A Conversation with Daniel Monastersky, Expert in Cyber Law

“International cooperation and building awareness are necessary to achieving a more secure world,” Daniel Monastersky Security, in any of its dimensions or spheres, is the first responsibility of any government. In this age of hyperconnection and interoperability, new actors and risks have emerged that have forced governments to carry out major revisions and
Publish At:2017-07-03 16:15 | Read:1014 | Comments:0 | Tags:PandaLabs cybersecurity gdpr guest post legislation

Canada to Enact Legislation Will Require All Businesses to Report Data Breaches

Canada is in the final stages of enacting legislation that will require all companies to report data breaches to the federal government.The Canadian government first passed the legislation back in 2015 as part of the Digital Privacy Act. Due to the need for “related regulations outlining specific requirements,” government officials gave industry
Publish At:2017-02-17 10:40 | Read:1542 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Canada data breach legislation

Why Cameron hates WhatsApp so much

It’s a well-known fact that UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron doesn’t care much about peoples’ privacy. Recently he has been driving the so called Snooper’s Charter that would give authorities expanded surveillance powers, which got additional fuel from the Paris attacks. It is said that terrorists want to tear down the Western society and lifestyle. And Cam
Publish At:2015-11-26 22:20 | Read:1718 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy Security ban Cameron crypto encryption legislation p

Senate to battle Tuesday on controversial CISA cybersecurity bill

The U.S. Senate is scheduled to consider early Tuesday the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015, a controversial bill that is intended to encourage businesses to share information about cyberthreats with the government by providing them immunity from customer lawsuits.The CISA bill has been criticized by civil rights groups and some companies in
Publish At:2015-10-27 03:35 | Read:1398 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Privacy Legislation

Google, Facebook and peers criticize CISA bill ahead of Senate consideration

A trade group representing Facebook, Google, Yahoo and other tech and communications companies has come down heavily against the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015, a controversial bill in the U.S. that is intended to encourage businesses to share information about cyberthreats with the government.The Computer & Communications Industry Ass
Publish At:2015-10-16 15:30 | Read:1344 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Legislation Privacy

US proposal aims to regulate car privacy, make hacks illegal

A subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives has proposed requiring vehicle manufacturers to state their privacy policies, besides providing for civil penalties of up to US$100,000 for the hacking of vehicles.The lawmakers have also proposed that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration set up an Automotive Cybersecurity Advisory Council
Publish At:2015-10-16 15:30 | Read:1037 | Comments:0 | Tags:Transportation Privacy Legislation Security

Sri Lanka General Elections: Mandate for Stability and Pointers to Businesses

After decades of war, Sri Lanka has turned into one of the more peaceful investment destinations in the Indian subcontinent. While the country has had an eventful year with two major elections as well as numerous changes in political affiliations, the orderly manner in which Sri Lankans have responded and voted in the elections augurs well for a stable busin
Publish At:2015-09-17 23:20 | Read:1846 | Comments:0 | Tags:Main Feature Asian Markets legislation

AT&T a closer partner of NSA than previously known, Snowden docs show

A fresh analysis of documents disclosed by former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden shows that AT&T has been a much closer and eager partner for the National Security Agency’s Internet spying activities than was previously known.AT&T has been by far the most critical telecom player in the NSA’s surveillance efforts and its willing participa
Publish At:2015-08-16 02:35 | Read:1332 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Government Use of IT Business Legislation Regulat

Canada’s Quiet History Of Weakening Communications Encryption

Authors: Christopher Parsons, Tamir IsraelIntroductionAmerican and British officials have been warning with an increasing sense of purported urgency that their inability to decrypt communications could have serious consequences. American authorities have claimed that if they cannot demand decrypted communications from telecommunications providers then seriou
Publish At:2015-08-11 22:40 | Read:2078 | Comments:0 | Tags:Christopher Parsons Reports and Briefings Research News Cana

Senate heads toward vote on CISA cyberthreat info sharing bill

The U.S. Senate could take a preliminary vote as soon as Wednesday on a controversial bill intended to encourage businesses to share cyberthreat information with each other and with government agencies, despite concerns that the legislation would allow the widespread sharing of personal customer data.Senate leaders are attempting to iron out compromise langu
Publish At:2015-08-05 03:30 | Read:1511 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Legislation Regulation Business Security Complian

DHS warns about privacy implications of cybersecurity bill

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned about the privacy implications of a cybersecurity bill that is intended to encourage businesses to share information about cyberthreats with the government.The DHS has also warned that the information sharing system proposed by the new bill could slow down responses in the face of a cyberthreat, if companie
Publish At:2015-08-04 10:05 | Read:1254 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Legislation Regulation Business Security Complian

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, August 4

Google has already started its own car companyTurns out that even while Google has been sweet-talking automakers to get its software platform into their cars, it had set up a subsidiary to compete with them, the Guardian reports. Google Auto LLC is registered as a passenger vehicle manufacturer, and was licensed last year as a carmaker in California. It’s ru
Publish At:2015-08-04 10:05 | Read:2794 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Government Legislation Regulation Business Gadgets

Senators call for investigation of potential safety, security threats from connected cars

A week after it was revealed that a Chrysler Jeep could be hacked and remotely controlled, two U.S. senators have called for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to investigate potential widespread risk for consumers.In a letter to NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind, U.S. Sens. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said they s
Publish At:2015-07-28 20:30 | Read:878 | Comments:0 | Tags:Automotive Security Legislation

French surveillance law is constitutional, highest court says

A surveillance law rushed through the French parliament in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo shootings in Paris in January is constitutional, the country’s highest court ruled late Thursday. The decision gives law enforcers and intelligence agencies the power to gather communications metadata—who is communicating with whom, where, and when—in real time, with few
Publish At:2015-07-24 11:20 | Read:1518 | Comments:0 | Tags:Internet Internet of Things Networking Government Legislatio

Senators Introduce Privacy, Anti-Hacking Protection Standards for Vehicles

Democratic Senators Ed Markey and Richard Blumenthal introduced on Tuesday new legislation, which would require automakers to adhere to certain standards of protection against privacy and hacking.The new bill, entitled the SPY Car Act, would call on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to collabora
Publish At:2015-07-21 18:05 | Read:1121 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News cybersecurity hacking legislation

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