Backers of 702 reauthorization in the House Intelligence committee will likely use recent news of classified intelligence gathered using the surveillance power as a way to convince colleagues to support its renewal.
The Transportation Security Administration is planning to expand its facial recognition scanners to more than 400 airports, an agency official said.
The week’s themes reflect a new era where everything is interconnected and new threats like artificial intelligence are poised to make a big impact on cybersecurity.
The NSA’s purchases of commercial metadata without a court order — revealed in documents exchanged with Sen. Ron Wyden — violate consumer protection laws, the Oregon Democrat claims.
After investigating its business practices, the Federal Trade Commission alleges that the pharmacy chain did not sufficiently protect its consumers’ digital privacy.
The draft document provides a system for adopting a differential privacy framework, and the agency is currently seeking feedback to ensure quality.
The bill would require agencies to obtain a warrant showing probable cause that an individual has committed “a serious violent felony” before facial recognition can be used.
The purchase of sensitive commercial data that is potentially traceable to individual Americans could be subject to new restrictions, according to a newly declassified report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
The intelligence community’s research agency wants to develop technology to anonymize voices recorded by electronic devices and help safeguard privacy.
The Federal Trade Commission has proposed stronger security protocols for home video surveillance company Ring after years of mounting concern over data privacy.
Proposed legislation would require the Department of Homeland Security to “evaluate risks posed to national security and civilian privacy” by the online release of individuals’ personal information.
The app Premom and its parent company will pay $100,000 in a settlement following allegations of sharing sensitive user health data to third parties.
The agency is going to use drones to conduct security assessments at airports, transportation incidents and large security events.
Proposed HIPAA Rule Would Restrict Law Enforcement Access to Abortion, Reproductive Health Data Across State Lines
The HHS published a proposed modification to HIPAA’s privacy rule, giving new protections to personal health information related to reproductive care history in the wake of Dobbs and the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Absent comprehensive federal law, the strategy represents a new chapter toward regulating data privacy protocols for U.S. online users.
The Summit for Democracy’s Guiding Principles aim to bring uniformity to how nations use surveillance technology.
A report from the German Marshall Fund calls for “a new foreign policy of technology” that allows the U.S. to maintain its tech leadership on the global stage by working more closely with democratic nations.
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