The House Judiciary Committee, in passing a tailored bill to end the NSA's bulk collection program of phone records, rejected amendments to expand privacy reforms to other government surveillance initiatives.
The buzz at RSA could be felt beyond the session rooms, not least in the Expo Hall, with demonstrations that tapped Google Cardboard and offered an array of enticing tchotchkes - including selfie sticks and sharks with laser pointers on their head.
The Internet as we know it may be heading toward fundamental changes in the coming decade as a result of an intense privacy debate, says Internet pioneer and DNS guru, Dr. Paul Vixie. Find out his predictions.
The privacy profession is evolving rapidly, and security leaders increasingly need to understand the unique demands and responsibilities that come with protecting privacy. But where do they gain this insight?
After a three-year gap, the government of India seeks to fill the post of chairperson for the Cyber Appellate Tribunal. Cyberlaw groups believe the increase in cyberfraud and pending verdicts triggered the move.
Mattel will sell a cloud-connected $75 "Hello Barbie" doll that can "listen" to what kids are saying and talk back. But security experts warn that anything that connects to the Internet can - and will - be hacked.
"Align technology with businesses" is an old phrase. But information security is now part of this change, making strides to align with growth as a business enabler. Enter: the converged technology operations center.
As cybercrime grows, Section 66A of India's IT Act is under scrutiny of the court, government and security leaders. Some experts say it requires amendments to ensure correct interpretation and implementation.
Reflecting on the ramifications of the "Digital India" and "Make in India" initiatives, R Chandrasekhar, president of NASSCOM, says it is time for Indian lawmakers to adopt comprehensive privacy legislation.
President Obama says his proposed cybersecurity budget is designed to help prevent foreign nations or hackers from shutting down American networks, stealing trade secrets or invading the privacy of American families.
Is Amazon India on the verge of extending its online payments gateway to offline sellers and kiranas? And if so, what are the potential business implications and security risks for Indian organizations?
The subject of privacy has been debated ever since the release of the AP Shah Committee report on the subject. Kamlesh Bajaj, CEO of the Data Security Council of India, shares insights on how the nation's Data Privacy Act may finally be taking shape.