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Cybersecurity: Crime and Espionage

Sextortion: The Problem and Solutions

Legally speaking, there’s no such thing. But sextortion turns out to be remarkably common. A great many sextortion cases have taken place―in federal courts, in state courts, and internationally―over a relatively short span of time, and they involve what are effectively online, remote sexual assaults, sometimes over great distances, sometimes even crossing international borders, and sometimes involving a great many victims.

Cybersecurity: Legislation

Cybersecurity Passes

Earlier today, the Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) by a vote of 74-21.  Early reports are that most of the more significant privacy-related amendments were rejected, as was the proposal to eliminate DHS's status as the "hub" for information sharing.  We'll have more analysis later.  The bill differs from the House-passed version and we can look forward to a conference of the two competing versions in the coming months.

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