Blog Posts Tagged with "Commerce Department"
June 08, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director Patrick Gallagher has selected William M. Holt, senior vice president and general manager of Intel Corporation's Technology and Manufacturing Group, to serve on the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT)...
March 15, 2012 Added by:Jeffrey Carr
The U.S. will only begin to save its intellectual property from cyber thieves when corporate boards of directors force CEOs to inventory, segregate and monitor their critical data in real time which usually means re-architecting their entire network...
March 14, 2012 Added by:David Navetta
The NTIA seeks comments to begin development of the consumer data collection code of conduct among a broad spectrum of stakeholders in which companies will voluntarily participate, but which will also be legally enforceable and subject to the jurisdiction of the FTC...
February 23, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The Obama Administration today unveiled a “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights” as part of a comprehensive blueprint to improve consumers’ privacy protections and ensure that the Internet remains an engine for innovation and economic growth...
February 12, 2012 Added by:David Navetta
According to NIST, SP 800-144 is geared for those involved in cloud computing initiatives; security personnel responsible for security and privacy measures for cloud computing; system and network administrators; and users of public cloud computing services...
January 25, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Data Privacy Day is an international initiative that commemorates the signing of Convention 108, the first international treaty dealing with privacy, security and data protection, which recognizes the right to protection of personal information as a fundamental freedom...
January 19, 2012 Added by:Headlines
WOMMA applauds the FTC's efforts at making transparency a key point. While it is not yet clear what effect these developments have had on the online marketing industry - we appreciate the agency's efforts to allow industry leaders to develop self-regulatory initiatives...
November 02, 2011 Added by:Headlines
“In our country, we always have this debate whether the government should take a stronger hand or whether market forces are enough. We've run out of time to have that conversation, at least on some level. We have to get something done..."
October 11, 2011 Added by:Headlines
Botnets have increasingly put computer owners at risk. Researchers estimate that about 4 million new botnet infections occur each month. When a computer is infected by a botnet, personal information and communications can be monitored and Internet access can be exploited...
October 04, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"While security risks on the Internet exist in many areas, one current widely exploited threat comes from `botnets.' Through this Request for Information and any follow-on work, the two Departments aim to reduce the harm that botnets inflict on the nation's computing environment..."
July 27, 2011 Added by:Marjorie Morgan
An effort is underway to compel thousands of companies to provide proprietary data under the Defense Production Act (DPA) or face fines and criminal prosecution. While use of the DPA has ample precedent, this seems to go well beyond its intended purposes...
June 22, 2011 Added by:Jay Bavisi
We need to identify what is a best practice using currently available standards, and build a framework that allows us to follow this “code of conduct” in an automated way that provides a continuous flow of security, and can pinpoint failures in our security policies in real time...
June 09, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"A key role for government is to assist industry in developing these voluntary codes of conduct. These codes of conduct should aim to unify various technical standards that currently exist and identify a broad set of responsibilities that industry members can use as a baseline..."
January 22, 2011 Added by:Theresa Payton
An early draft of the plan indicates that the implementation would be handled via the U.S. Commerce Department and not Department of Homeland Security or the National Security Agency. Experts feel this may be in a nod to privacy concerns...
January 08, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"We are not talking about a government-controlled system. What we are talking about is enhancing online security and privacy, and reducing and perhaps even eliminating the need to memorize a dozen passwords, through creation and use of more trusted digital identities..."
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