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Category Archives: cybersecurity

Firewall on the Hill: The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is urging Congress to pass legislation to bolster the country’s cyber defenses. The proposed bill—the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014 (CISA)—may unleash a brute-force attack in the cyber war, but opposition based on privacy and civil liberties concerns could stop the bill dead in its tracks. The CISA would …

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Wyndham Data Breach Ruling Cleared for Potential Appeal to Third Circuit

  U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas ruled on Monday that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit can review her conclusion that Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act provides the FTC with authority to bring actions arising from companies’ data security violations. In April of this year, Judge Salas denied Wyndham Hotels and Resorts’ motion …

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