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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
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
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
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
Article 29 Working Party Discusses Surveillance Of Electronic Communications For Intelligence And National Security Purposes
On December 5, 2014, the Article 29 Working Party issued recommendations to ensure adherence to fundamental rights of privacy...
European Union
1 Apr 2015
EDPS Gives Speech On Data Privacy In Context Of Counter-Terrorism
On January 27, 2015, the new EDPS, gave a speech warning EU legislators about the risks of adopting counter-terrorism measures that fail to comply with the ECJ's annulment of the data retention directive.
European Union
31 Mar 2015
Canadian Privacy Commissioner Questions Proposed Anti-Terrorism Act
On January 30, 2015, Canada's Privacy Commissioner raised privacy concerns about the proposed new Canadian anti-terrorism legislation...
24 Mar 2015
Man Pleads Guilty To Violations Of Espionage Act And CFAA Relating To Classified Defense Information
On January 23, 2015, an individual pled guilty to a violation of the Espionage Act for the willful retention of classified national defense information and one violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act...
United States
19 Mar 2015
Congress Enhances Hiring Procedures For DHS
The legislation needs President Obama's signature before becoming official.
United States
15 Jan 2015
The Justice Department's National Security Division Announces Restructuring Of Counter-Espionage Efforts
On October 21, the assistant attorney general for National Security announced changes to the National Security Division ("NSD") of the Justice Department that were intended to place additional focus on the NSD's efforts to protect national assets from state-sponsored economic espionage threats.
United States
8 Jan 2015
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