Following the White House’s Executive Order on AI, the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued its Roadmap for Artificial Intelligence this week “which is a whole-of-agency plan aligned with national AI strategy to address our efforts to: promote the beneficial uses of AI to enhance cybersecurity capabilities, ensure AI systems are protected from cyber-based

On July 10, the European Commission (EC) published its data adequacy decision for the new EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (EU-U.S. DPF).  This means that companies can transfer personal data from EU countries and from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway to U.S. organizations participating in the EU-U.S. DPF consistent with EU law. It is also expected that

Chinese cyber espionage and cyber-attack capabilities will continue to support China’s national security and economic priorities,” says Dan Coats, the Director of National Intelligence “Americans should not buy Huawei or ZTE products.” In March 2017 the Chinese Telecom company, ZTE, plead guilty to shipping US technology to Iran and North Korea, and reached a settlement

Back in January, a draft report from the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was released to President Trump in order to address his May 11, 2017 Executive Order, which called for strengthening “Cybersecurity of federal Networks and Critical infrastructure”.

The Departments approached this issue by “hosting a workshop, publishing

By Executive Order, the Trump Administration recently reversed an Obama Administration order aimed at protecting consumer’s personal information from use by their Internet Service Provider (ISP). ISPrior to the Trump’s EO, ISPs were required to get customer’s consent before using or selling their browsing habits, online shopping habits, financial information, etc. The reversal of Obama’s protection order has caused a resurgence of interest in VPN services. In theory, using a VPN service creates an encrypted tunnel between your device and the service provider, thus keeping your browsing habits and personal information private from your ISP. However, a paper published in early 2015 by researchers at Sapienza University of Rome and Queen Mary University of London, found that 11 of the 14 providers they tested leaked customer information.
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Yesterday, President Obama, by Executive Order, established the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity within the Department of Commerce.

The commission will be comprised of up to 12 members including “those with knowledge about or experience in cybersecurity, the digital economy, national security and law enforcement, corporate governance, risk management, information technology (IT), privacy, identity management,