While many experts are calling the efforts somewhat worthy, others are pointing out that they're both just a rehash of legislation previously proposed and rejected, and many are little more than voluntary codes of conduct with few sharp teeth to back them up.
Obtaining cybersecurity insurance coverage is an important part of a company's overall cybersecurity plan and companies should consult with legal counsel to most effectively meet their overall goals.
California has a long, well-deserved reputation as a center for public policy innovation. Now, California is driving the national discussion in another important policy area, as President Obama showed this week -- protecting the privacy of our students.
As we struggle against these four wars, we should remember the words of Eleanor Roosevelt, "It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness."
Judging another's personality seems like one of the most uniquely human of skills. Machines can't tell whether someone is kind, or creative, or convivial, right?
Security comes down to protecting people, and if you can't do that your security system is faulty.
Data aggregation and collection is now a reality in our online world due to data prevalence and technological advancements. In a global economy, the creation of multiple data privacy laws from country to country is problematic and hinders inclusion and commerce.
Online safety has come of age. Kids now create the content we used to try and keep them away from and they do it with immensely powerful devices they carry around with them in their pockets. So it behooves us to take a step back and ask ourselves what we mean by online safety in 2015
When it comes to sharing, it's not just about you. It's also the information you share about others, starting with those closest to you.
With all the data breaches and website hacking that have been going on, how on earth could big brands like AT&T, The New York Times, and Macy's needlessly expose their users' passwords?
In 2014, we identified more questions than answers about the value of social media relationships. Let's hope this is the year that SEO thinking, reasonable data privacy expectations, and clear data and methods move us forward.
Well, this was the year that Cyber-security (personal security) became Paramount in people's mind-share. Whether it was Target, Home Depot, Equifax, Sony, JP Morgan, and the list does not stop there.
The fact is that few of us know much about the Internet of Things, but that doesn't stop us from wanting it in our homes and on our bodies. But as we snatch up connectable products this Christmas season, the number one issue we face is the protection of our privacy.
Sony Pictures and the rest of corporate America must realize that the proliferation of cyber miscreants and illicit activities that steal Intellectual Property and sensitive data are finding it easier than ever.
Despite precautions, cyber attackers can often stay one step ahead of protection mechanisms. Sony, of course, had little in the way of cyber security protections, making it an easy soft target for hackers. But even better protected systems can be penetrated.