Yesterday, a joint international operation led to the dismantling of a group of cybercriminals active in Italy, Spain, Poland, the United Kingdom, Belgium and Georgia, who are suspected of committing financial fraud involving email account intrusions.
Approximately 4 million US federal employees, both current and former, will start receiving a breach notification alerting them that their personal information has potentially been compromised.
Despite clear benefits of cloud services – greater collaboration, agility, and cost savings – federal agencies are slow to migrate to the cloud due to security concerns.
The US Senate voted for the passing of the USA Freedom Act on Tuesday, and President Obama signed it into law later the same day.
A small, perhaps temporary, but important victory has been won by privacy advocates today, as the US Senate has allowed three sections of the USA PATRIOT Act to expire.
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