07/26/2012 - A bipartisan group of lawmakers have sent letters to nine of the country’s largest data aggregating companies, asking them questions about how they collect, use, and sell consumer data to third parties.
07/26/2012 - A biennial report that looks at how well various industries manage risk and guard against cyberattacks has found that critical infrastructure, including the energy and utilities sectors, is among the lowest ranked of the group.
07/10/2012 - The global cybersecurity market is expected to reach $120.1 billion by 2017, nearly twice its current size of $63.7 billion, according to a report by the Dallas-based research and consulting firm MarketsandMarkets.
07/06/2012 - A federal appeals court in Boston ruled Tuesday that a bank may have been negligent in failing to monitor and block fraudulent transactions in 2009 that led to losses of about $345,000 from the account of the plaintiff, the Maine-based company Patco Construction.
06/27/2012 - A bill (H.R. 4257) that would require the federal government to improve its data security procedures has been approved by the House of Representatives. It is now pending in the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.