FTC Suggests Considering Security Disclosure Rules for Connected-Device Makers

If the Consumer Product Safety Commission required IoT makers to outline their security protections, the Federal Trade Commission could go after false claims.

DOD Must Comply with DHS Cybersecurity Directives Under Senate Bill

Homeland Security has issued numerous binding cybersecurity directives recently, including banning Kaspersky anti-virus and mandating email security.

Scott Pruitt’s New Rule Could Completely Transform the EPA

It would not only undermine 30 years of clean-air regulations, but radically restrict what science the agency is allowed to use.

Government Leads Major Industries In Email Security

Government email security has surged since an October mandate from the Homeland Security Department.

Facebook Attempts to Limit Reach of EU Privacy Law

About 1.5 billion Facebook users around the world could see some changes to their terms of service.

There's No Better Time to Pass Privacy Laws, Experts Say

Tech companies, experts argued, aren’t really going to police themselves.

White House Wants Regulators to Keep Hands Off Tech Industry

National security and economic growth depend on a free and open internet, U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios said.

How the Government Could Fix Facebook

After years of allowing the world’s largest social network to police itself, Congress and federal regulators are discussing some promising reforms.

Mark Zuckerberg Floated a “Supreme Court” for Facebook. What Does That Mean?

In many ways, Facebook is more like a government than a company, Zuckerberg claims.

It’s Time to Regulate the Internet

Mark Zuckerberg might believe the world is better without privacy. He’s wrong.

FEC Gets the Ball Rolling on Online Political Ads Rules

If passed, the rules would require websites to disclose who paid for online political ads urging viewers to vote for or against a specific candidate.

The SEC Is Stepping Up Its Rhetoric Over Cryptocurrency Regulation in Senate Testimony

Cryptocurrency exchanges are currently regulated as money-transmission services.

GAO Will Probe ‘Fake Comments’ to Regulatory Agencies

Democrats on House commerce panel want Justice Department involvement too.

Dear State and Local Gov: FCC Chair Ajit Pai Is Just Not That Into You

Pai even blew up an intergovernmental advisory committee after members asked to talk to him about its future.

State CIOs Want Federal Agencies to Get Out of Their Way

NASCIO’s advocacy priorities cite duplicative and conflicting security regulations and audits as a waste of time and money.