Kenneth Corbin - Article Archives - Page 1

GOP Lawmaker to Renew Online Privacy Push

March 4, 2011
Florida's Cliff Stearns announces plans to advance a draft bill that would keep the industry in the driver's seat for online privacy, while granting limited enforcement powers to the FTC.
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State CIOs Ask Governors for Stronger Cybersecurity

February 28, 2011
As a wave of new governors sweeps into office facing major budget shortfalls, states' top tech officers want to keep cybersecurity off the chopping block.
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UK Police Nab 5 Members of 'Anonymous' Pro-WikiLeaks Hacker Ring

January 27, 2011
The WikiLeaks fallout continues as British authorities have detained alleged hackers involved with a group that targeted companies that cut off service to the whistleblower site.
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Reid Looks to Fast-Track Cybersecurity Legislation

January 19, 2011
While a final bill still must still overcome significant jurisdictional hurdles, aide to Senate majority leader says bringing cybersecurity legislation to a floor vote is a priority this year.
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Online Privacy 2010: The Year in Review

December 30, 2010
For all the talk and activity in Congress and at federal agencies, did the needle really move on Internet privacy in 2010?
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Commerce Dept. Calls for Privacy Bill of Rights

December 16, 2010
New report from Department of Commerce tees up issues for the executive branch to consider as it continues to develop its evolving approach to online privacy.
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House Panel Mulls 'Do-Not-Track' Online Privacy Bill

December 2, 2010
As the legislative session winds down, lawmakers look ahead to the online privacy debate next year, with one prominent member announcing plans to back 'do-not-track' legislation.
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FTC Privacy Report Advocates 'Do-Not-Track' List

December 1, 2010
Federal Trade Commission issues staff report calling for a browser-based mechanism to give consumers the option of blocking online marketers from building profiles about them.
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FTC Closes Google Street View Investigation

October 28, 2010
Agency opts not to fine the search giant for inadvertently collecting sensitive Internet information, though investigations continue overseas.
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Google Revamps Privacy Practices Following Wi-Fi Snag

October 22, 2010
Search giant unveils a set of internal controls in response to mistaken collection of Wi-Fi data through its Street View project, offers new revelations of how much data was collected.
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DHS, DoD Join Forces in Cybersecurity Push

October 14, 2010
Military and civilian departments to pool resources to combat cyberthreats, sharing personnel and intelligence to formalize and expand current partnership.
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Facebook Offering One-Time Passwords in Security Play

October 13, 2010
Social networking giant offering security features that aim to give its more than 500 million users secure access to their accounts from public computers.
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DHS Staging Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign

October 13, 2010
In recognition of national cybersecurity month, the Department of Homeland Security has launched the "Stop. Think. Connect." campaign in an effort to promote safe computing habits.
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Group Seeks Greater Online Security for Kids

October 12, 2010
New survey from Common Sense Media finds vast majority of parents express concerns about online child safety and cyberbullying in the Facebook age, fueling campaign for tighter laws.
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Homeland Security Hosts Cyberwar Simulation

September 29, 2010
Department of Homeland Security convening officials from half a dozen other agencies and departments as well as a gaggle of foreign countries to test readiness and coordination mechanisms in response to a major cyberattack.
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White House Leads Review of Federal Cyber Authorities

September 24, 2010
Pentagon cyber boss Gen. Keith Alexander outlines the daunting challenges ahead for military and civilian cybersecurity. Meanwhile, congressional efforts to overhaul the federal policy framework appear to have stalled.
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Pentagon Cybersecurity Boss Vows Privacy Protections

September 7, 2010
At O'Reilly Gov 2.0 Summit, Gen. Keith Alexander, head of U.S. Cyber Command pledges that national security and individual privacy are not working at cross purposes.
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Twitter Retools App, Link Policies, Sparks Privacy Worries

September 2, 2010
Microblogging service alerts users to two changes to how third-party applications integrate with the site, raising privacy concerns in the process.
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Facebook Defends Privacy Features in New Places Service

August 23, 2010
Responding to criticism over the privacy settings of its new Places product, Facebook is looking to debunk myths about its foray into location-based services.
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