08/24/2012 - In the social media world, individuals are encouraged to readily serve up personal data about where they are, who they are with, and when. But cartel members who use Facebook or similar social sites, for target selection can easily exploit this information to establish behavior patterns. (ONLINE EXCLUSIVE)
08/23/2012 - A Northern California court has ruled that the Video Privacy Protection Act, passed in 1988, applies to online streaming video companies just as it has to older brick-and-mortar video stores.
08/06/2012 - Wisconsin authorities have released little information about the man responsible for the Sikh temple shooting this weekend. Y-12 complex security leadership "removed" after breach. Investors eye cybersecurity start-ups. And more.
07/31/2012 - Two Southern California men were sentenced last week to 60 months each in prison for attempting to defraud nearly 1,000 debit and credit card holders by using stolen bank account information to withdraw money from ATMs.
07/30/2012 - A bill (H.R. 2096) that would mandate government cybersecurity efforts has been approved by the House of Representatives. It is currently pending in the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
07/26/2012 - A bipartisan group of lawmakers have sent letters to nine of the country’s largest data aggregating companies, asking them questions about how they collect, use, and sell consumer data to third parties.
07/26/2012 - A biennial report that looks at how well various industries manage risk and guard against cyberattacks has found that critical infrastructure, including the energy and utilities sectors, is among the lowest ranked of the group.