U.S. Senate leaders may be close to reaching an agreement on a legislative proposal that would establish a national data breach notification and security standard (the Data Acquisition and Technology Accountability and Security Act) which would streamline nationwide … Continue Reading
As previously written about in this blog, student privacy figured prominently in a few campaigns for the Virginia House of Delegates this past Fall. A progressive special interest group utilized Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act to request and receive … Continue Reading
Today, July 16, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew called for Congress to enact legislation especially focused on small and midsize financial institutions to promote information sharing and encourage them to be vigilant and proactive regarding threats from computer intrusions (watch … Continue Reading
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) reintroduced data privacy legislation today. He also announced that data privacy would be the subject of a committee hearing early in the new Senate session.
Leahy, who authored and sponsored … Continue Reading