FTC Releases Cybersecurity Basics Fact Sheets

The Federal Trade Commission has released a series of fact sheets and an introductory video on cybersecurity basics. The factsheets begin with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework which gives businesses an outline of best practices to help decide where to focus time and money for cybersecurity protection. Other topics covered are: Cybersecurity begins with strong physical security Ransomware Phishing…

CLBR #310 – Cyber Diplomacy Under Trump with Christopher Painter

Cyber Diplomacy Under Trump with Christopher Painter LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher Chris Painter is a globally recognized leader and expert on cybersecurity, cyber policy, Cyber Diplomacy and combatting cybercrime. He has been on the vanguard of US and international cyber issues for over twenty-five years—first as a leading federal prosecutor of…

Senator Warner Outlines Options for Regulating Big Tech

The Russian’s use of social media platforms to influence the 2016 election and the fallout from Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal has triggered calls for regulation of the tech sector, but with no proposals emerging. Earlier this month, former acting-Commerce Secretary Cameron Kerry called for reviving the Obama-era Privacy Bill of Rights. Enter Senate Intelligence Committee…

Did the 11th Circuit Just Disarm the Nation’s Cybersecurity Cop?

Over the years, the Federal Trade Commission has emerged as the de facto traffic cop in addressing cybersecurity breaches.  Two recent cases sought to challenge the FTC’s authority in this area. The first was Wyndham Worldwide Corporation which challenged the FTC’s authority over data security only to have the Third Circuit affirm’s the FTC’s authority. The…

Webinar (Thurs 5/3) – Basics of Cyber-Law

I will be part of a panel on a free webinar on the Basics of Cyber-Law for Secure the Village.  Secure the Village’s focus is turning people and organizations into Cyber Guardians having the knowledge, skills, and commitment needed to meet the ongoing challenges of cybercrime, cyber privacy and information security. WHEN: Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. SIGNUP…