Opinion

Get it right or get out of the way

When a company has a break down in its processes blame is assigned based on whom the process owner is and the individual(s) responsible for completing the missed or an improperly executed task. When a low-level process is broken such as the case was with Experian and the missing Apache Struts patch that allowed an attacker to gain a foothold in their information system and steal 152 million records, I see little reason to start chopping off the…

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Cybersecurity Law Opinion Privacy

FISA Section 702 re-authorization

FISA Section 702 authorizes the NSA to collect foreign communications outside of the US to include terrorist threats. There are some problems with this section to include, but not limited to, abuse. Few safeguards are in place to protect US citizens that are often caught up in foreign NSA surveillance with most of the safeguards being administrative and unenforced.

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Opinion

FCC Chairman is on a War Path

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said during an interview that his family had been harassed since announcing a December vote to repeal Net Neutrality. So far the harassment has amounted to signs outside of his home that read “They will come to know the truth. Dad murdered democracy in cold blood, and for what?! It’s not too late for you, Chairman Pai. You don’t have to be evil!” A second sign reads “Is this…

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