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Cybersecurity And Infrastructure Security Agency Act Of 2018 Becomes Law
On November 16, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2018 was signed into law. The law rebrands the Department of Homeland Security's main cybersecurity unit ...
United States
7 Jan 2019
White House Releases National Cyber Strategy
On September 20, the White House released the "National Cyber Strategy of the United States of America," which outlined how the Administration would protect networks,
United States
4 Jan 2019
Department Of Defense Releases Cyber Strategy
On September 18, the Department of Defense ("DoD") released the "2018 Department of Defense Cyber Strategy," which supersedes the 2015 DoD Cyber Strategy.
United States
4 Jan 2019
Vice President Pence Calls On Congress To Create New Cyber Agency
On July 31, while speaking at the Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity Summit, Vice President Mike Pence called on Congress to pass legislation ...
United States
29 Oct 2018
Congress Renews Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Authority
On January 18, the Senate passed the amended bill to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ("FISA") for six years, now Public Law No. 115-18.
United States
12 Mar 2018
Department Of Commerce And Department Of Homeland Security Release Draft Report On Cybersecurity Threats
On January 5, the Department of Commerce and Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") released a draft report for public comment in response to the May 11, 2017 ...
United States
12 Mar 2018
National Intelligence Law Takes Effect
The law discusses the functions, powers, and privileges Chinese national intelligence agencies are afforded in their activities, including the right to seek and collect information on foreign entities...
4 Oct 2017
Article 29 WP Publishes Letter On EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Annual Joint Review
On June 15, the Article 29 WP issued a letter to the European Commission in preparation for the annual Joint Review on the Privacy Shield.
European Union
27 Sep 2017
Ninth Circuit Backs Gag Orders On FBI Data Requests
The Ninth Circuit concluded that the nondisclosure agreement contained within NSLs is a content-based restriction on speech that is both subject to and withstands strict scrutiny and...
United States
20 Sep 2017
Senate Urges Companies To Address Cybersecurity Threats
On January 5, 2017, the Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing titled "Foreign Cyber Threats to the United States" led by Senator John McCain.
United States
21 Mar 2017
DHS Proposes Rule On Treatment Of Controlled Unclassified Information
DHS also proposed two other rules relating to data security and privacy, one addressing privacy training for DHS contractors and one addressing information technology security awareness...
United States
16 Mar 2017
France Moves Forward On Implementation Of Cybersecurity Framework For Operators Of Critical Infrastructures
On November 28, 2016, four sector-specific orders were adopted by France's Secretary General for Defense and National Security, on behalf of the Prime Minister.
9 Jan 2017
Russian Parliament Adopts New Legislation On Massive Telecoms Surveillance
In June, the Russian parliament adopted amendments to counterterrorism laws and public security measures, many of which affect the technology sector.
Russian Federation
3 Oct 2016
Article 29 WP Publishes Working Document On Justified Surveillance Measures When Transferring Personal Data
On April 13, the Article 29 WP issued a Working Document assessing how the invalidation of the Safe Harbor framework affected data transfers to the United States.
European Union
20 Jun 2016
China Passes Anti-Terrorism Law With Cybersecurity Provisions
On December 27, 2015, China's legislature adopted a new anti-terrorism law with several data privacy and cybersecurity provisions.
22 Apr 2016
EU Commission Launches Public Consultation On Public–Private Partnership On Cybersecurity
On December 18, 2015, the EU Commission issued a public consultation seeking "stakeholders' views on the areas of work of the future cybersecurity public–private partnership...
European Union
13 Apr 2016
Right Of Reply Bill Takes Effect
On November 12, 2015, Brazil's right of reply legislation (source document in Portuguese) took effect.
11 Apr 2016
DOD Increases Cybersecurity Requirements For Contractors
On August 26, the DOD released an interim rule that implements cloud computing and cyber incident reporting procedures for DOD contractors.
United States
19 Nov 2015
Dutch Family Businesses Express Privacy Concerns Regarding UBO Register
On June 9, two major Dutch business lobby organizations expressed privacy concerns in a letter to the Minister of Economic Affairs and the Minister of Security and Justice...
17 Sep 2015
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