A U.S. federal court judge has upheld a warrant requiring Microsoft to give the Justice Department copies of e-mails being stored at a data center in Dublin. But Microsoft plans to appeal the ruling on privacy grounds.
Privacy attorney Tanya Forsheit, founding partner of the InfoLawGroup, has just joined the LA office of national firm BakerHostetler. What is her focus, and what advice does she offer attorneys entering the field?
A controversial U.K. "emergency" surveillance bill has become law, just seven days after being introduced to Parliament. But a privacy rights group has already promised to challenge the new law in court.
It's hurricane season, but natural and man-made disasters can happen anytime. Unfortunately, healthcare organizations are often unprepared for how to rebound so their data operations continue to run smoothly and securely in the wake of a crisis.
Characterizing the state of employment among American information security practitioners, executive recruiter Joyce Brocaglia says, "We are experiencing negative unemployment in the field of information security."
If the NSA's meddling in NIST cryptography standards soiled the reputation of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, an amendment approved by the House of Representatives could help restore it.
A privacy activist's case against Facebook for allegedly sharing Europeans' personal data with the NSA in violation of EU data protection rules has been referred to the European Court of Justice for review.
The U.K. government's legal justification for spying en masse on British residents' online communications - Google searches, Facebook posts, Webmail - is questioned by privacy and Internet law experts as part of a case triggered by Edward Snowden's leaks.