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New Frontier

- You may think Star Wars is fiction. In fact, the need to secure the final frontier is already an issue today.

Information Sharing

- A report offers recommendations on how government agencies can better share sensitive information.

Quick Bytes: Federal Privacy

- Read about the Consumer Privacy Legislative Forum, which was formed by major corporations to support consumer privacy legislation.

Who Owns the Net?

- The Business Roundtable recommends that the private sector take responsibility for fixing weaknesses in key Internet assets.

Homeland Security

- An interview with Tim Manning, director, New Mexico Office of Homeland Security.

Discrimination

- The federal government has ordered a Tulsa business to pay $1.24 million to 52 employees for violating laws against discrimination.

Electronic Discovery

- The U.S. Supreme Court has adopted new rules of civil procedure for courts to follow for electronic discovery.

Whistleblower Protection

- The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that an employee cannot sue his employer for wrongful termination under a state whistleblower statute because he was not asked to commit a crime.

Retaliation

- In a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, the Court addressed how harmful an adverse action by an employer must be to render the employer liable for retaliation against an employee.

Negligence

- A federal appeals court has ruled that a man who was beaten by a security officer may pursue his lawsuit against the officer’s employer.

Identity Theft

- Recommendations on how local and federal officials can improve police response in identity-theft cases are in a new report.

Check Fraud

- The FBI gives tips for how governmental agencies and organizations can avoid a check fraud scam that targets expired checks.

Explosives

- DOE audit reports that two out of three defense labs are not maintaining controls over nonnuclear explosives.
 




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