FTC adopts children's privacy policy statement, announces kids' privacy forum

(May 20, 2022) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission Read More

JOIC releases 2021 data breach report

(May 19, 2022) The Jersey Office of the Information Commissioner published its 2021 data breach report, BBC News reports. The JOIC Read More

Cybersecurity legislation passes US House

(May 19, 2022) The proposed State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act now heads to U.S. President Joe Biden for his signature after passing the House, Nextgov reports. T... Read More

EDPS offers opinions on EU institutions' proposed data security harmonization

(May 18, 2022) European Data Protection Supervisor Wojciech Wiewiórowski published opinions on two proposals from EU institutions to modernize and harmonize standards aroun... Read More

EU, US make joint commitments after Trade and Technology Council summit

(May 18, 2022) Representatives from the EU-U.S. Trade and Technology Council offered updates following the council's May 16 summit. In a joint statement, the council said i... Read More

Report: Ransomware gangs may have resources to hire AI experts

(May 17, 2022) WithSecure Chief Research Officer Mikko Hyppönen told Protocol it may only be a matter of time before ransomware gangs are able to deploy artificial intellig... Read More

NSA: ‘No backdoors’ in new US encryption standards

(May 16, 2022) U.S. National Security Agency Cybersecurity Director Rob Joyce said there are “no backdoors” for hackers in planned encryption standards, Bloomberg reports. ... Read More

EU institutions reach provisional agreement on cybersecurity directive

(May 13, 2022) European Parliament and the Council of the European Union reached a provisional agreement on the NIS2 Directive, a modernized framework based on the EU Netwo... Read More

Executive order would prevent foreign countries from accessing US data

(May 12, 2022) Reuters reports a draft executive order from U.S. President Joe Biden would give the U.S. Department of Justice power to stop foreign countries like China fr... Read More

European Commission to propose CSAM scans

(May 11, 2022) Euractiv reports the European Commission plans to introduce measures mandating online messaging services to perform scans for "Child Sexual Abuse Material." ... Read More