The California state legislature has passed a stronger data breach notification bill that could mean increased consumer privacy protection for residents -- if Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signs it into law.
Draft legislation began circulating through the corridors of the Capitol complex that would establish - in the words of its sponsors - meaningful privacy protections for Internet users, which they say is particularly important as businesses begin to adopt cloud computing.
Guidance on how organizations should protect the confidentiality of personal identifiable information, SP 800-122: Guide to Protecting the Confidentiality of Personally Identifiable Information, or PII, has been issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
"While the question of how best to balance privacy and security in the 21st century has no simple answer, what is clear is that our federal electronic privacy laws are woefully outdated," Sen. Patrick Leahy says.
Interview with Adrian Davis of the Information Security Forum
In terms of payments, privacy and third-party relationships, U.S. security leaders have much to learn from - and share with - their peers in the U.K. and elsewhere in the world.
This is the perspective of Adrian Davis, a senior research consultant...
We've emerged from a global financial crisis, and now regulatory reform is coming to financial services.
What do these events mean for the financial regulatory agencies - especially in terms of securing access to sensitive data?
John Bordwine, Public Sector CTO at Symantec, tackles this question,...