White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel is under fire for perceived 'bragging' about his lack of technical expertise. But was Daniel, in fact, bragging? And is he off base in saying his job doesn't require deep technical experience?
With the clock ticking on the current legislative session, and with his retirement just months off, Sen. Jay Rockefeller is mulling whether Congress needs to enact legislation to regulate how airlines use and protect passengers' private information.
Apple's forthcoming iOS 8 includes a number of useful new security and privacy features, says Symantec threat researcher Candid Wueest. But there are missing features he'd still like to see implemented.
A U.S. federal court judge has upheld a warrant requiring Microsoft to give the Justice Department copies of e-mails being stored at a data center in Dublin. But Microsoft plans to appeal the ruling on privacy grounds.
A U.K. House of Lords subcommittee has criticized the recent EU Court of Justice "right to be forgotten" ruling as being "unworkable, unreasonable and wrong in principle." The U.K. government says it plans to fight the measure.
Warning from the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office: Businesses that work with big data must ensure they still comply with EU data protection regulations, especially when it comes to keeping personal information private.
Google and Microsoft met with European regulators in Brussels July 24 to discuss their compliance with the "right to be forgotten" ruling and whether it should apply to all of their search engine sites - and not just those in Europe.
A controversial U.K. "emergency" surveillance bill has become law, just seven days after being introduced to Parliament. But a privacy rights group has already promised to challenge the new law in court.