Ex spy bosses: Cyber-warfare needs rules of engagement

OpenWorld Former intelligence leaders have called for international terms of engagement in cyber warfare and greater collaboration between the public and private sectors to defend critical infrastructure. The comments came at a security-focused keynote at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld conference in Read More …

The Cybersecurity 202: The U.S. needs a law that requires companies to disclose data breaches quickly, cybersecurity experts say

A slight majority of digital security experts surveyed by The Cybersecurity 202 say the United States should follow in the European Union’s footsteps and pass a law that requires companies to disclose data breaches quickly. Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation requires Read More …

House Passes Bill Expanding DHS’ Power to Block Risky Contractors from Government Networks

The House passed legislation Tuesday that would dramatically broaden the Homeland Security Department’s power to block contractors and subcontractors that officials determine present cybersecurity and national security risks to the department’s technology supply chain. The bill, which is modeled on Read More …

EU considers 60-minute deadline for social networks to remove terrorist content

No longer the carrot, now the stick: the European Commission is considering imposing an hour-long deadline for social networks to remove terrorist and extremist content after voluntary measures appear to have failed. As reported by the Financial Times on Sunday, Facebook, Twitter, Read More …