The agency faces pressure to cut costs in the face of a pay increase for federal workers, but DHS officials say they will expand hiring after the freeze ends in April.
Police officials hope that the new software will allow them to better handle crisis situations in real time and speed up the filing of police reports.
CCPA (officially called AB-375) incorporates some of the elements of GDPR and takes a broader view of private data and protecting PII. The storage, transportation, and management of sensitive consumer and company information have become critical issues for companies of all sizes to lock down and secure.
While a senate bill would largely ban government agencies from using facial recognition for ongoing surveillance, other legislators are pushing for a full moratorium on the software.
Through a “spearphishing link” sent to staff at the facility, hackers were able to deploy ransomware on the operational network, leading to a two-day shutdown.
The security company is making two-factor authentication mandatory and is considering allowing users to opt out of sharing their data with third-party companies.
The new trend of public disclosures by government agencies about cybersecurity threats has led to the latest report about North Korea’s newly developed malware used to spy and steal data.
Law enforcement in Maine have cited a 2013 law stating they are not required to disclose if they are using facial recognition or cellphone signal interceptors. Two lawmakers hope to change that.
Tech company Voatz is fighting back against research critical of its security protections, stating that researchers used an outdated version of the app and never examined Voatz servers.
Less than half of cybersecurity professionals are prepared for cyber attacks on their own IoT devices, according to one study.
Two Democratic senators want to temporarily pause the government’s use of facial recognition technology while a commission develops regulations.
The increase in video surveillance has not come without criticism, but many Jewish leaders are supporting the increased security efforts.
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