As the date of the expiry of Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act draws near, a wide range of tech companies, privacy advocates, and trade associations have asked the US president, US politicians and prominent government officials to reform US surveillance laws.
Here's an interesting twist regarding the Premera data breach revealed last week: the company has been deemed compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in late November 2014.
In this interview, Raj Samani, VP and CTO EMEA at Intel Security, talks about successful information security strategies aimed at the critical infrastructure, government challenges, the role of regulation, and more.
The US Department of Defense has gotten permission and is aiming to hire 3,000 infosec professionals to work at the US Cyber Command by the end of this year, and is set to make the majority of the members of its Cyber Mission Force (CMF) achieve at least initial operational capability by the end of the 2016 Fiscal Year.
Last week was a busy one for UK law enforcement, as agents from the National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) of the National Crime Agency (NCA) spearheaded a nationwide cyber crime "strike week" that resulted in the arrest of 57 people in 25 separate operations.
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