Despite appearances, there is some important bipartisan work afoot on Capitol Hill. On Aug. 1, Sens. Mark Warner, Cory Gardner, Ron Wyden and Steve Daines dropped the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvements Act of 2017. The bill seeks to use the federal government’s purchasing power to drive much-needed cybersecurity improvements in internet-connected devices.
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As Bobby has reported, one of the fascinating outgrowths of the Paris attacks is the declaration of war on ISIS that came the other day from Anonymous. Bobby mused on the intelligence value of identifying terrorist-related social media accounts. He also, briefly, noted that many providers (Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, etc.) have begun voluntarily taking down ISIS-related accounts.
Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #83: An Interview with Bruce Schneier at "Privacy. Security. Risk. 2015"
Bruce Schneier joins Stewart Baker and Alan Cohn for an episode recorded live in front of an audience of security and privacy professionals. Appearing at the conference Privacy. Security. Risk.