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Privacy still eroding on National Data Privacy Day

On National Data Privacy Day, we find little has changed in what numerous privacy advocates and experts have called “the golden age of surveillance.”

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Posted in Public Sector Cyber Security, Security news and research, Software Compliance, Quality & Standards

 

Why is US infrastructure vulnerable? Its software is vulnerable

We know that cyber attacks can have physical consequences. How does U.S. critical infrastructure fare in terms of cyber security and resilience to attack?

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Posted in Managing security risks, Public Sector Cyber Security, Software Compliance, Quality & Standards

 

How to Cyber Security: Software is critical infrastructure

Information technology is the fundamental sector on which all others depend. Software is critical infrastructure and deserves the same security investment.

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Posted in Managing security risks, Public Sector Cyber Security, Software Security Program

 

Multiple bills seek to secure elections: Will they do it?

A number of election security bills and discussion drafts are currently before the House and Senate. If passed, could they really lead to secure elections?

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Posted in Application Security, Public Sector Cyber Security, Security news and research

 

The False Claims Act: 156 years old and newly relevant to software security

We recently saw the first settlement by a company charged under the False Claims Act for failing to meet cyber security standards. Is there more to come?

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Posted in Public Sector Cyber Security, Software Compliance, Quality & Standards

 

Software quality: It can be a matter of life and death

Safety-critical software powers everything from airplanes to power plants, defib machines, and seatbelts. And quality issues can lead to injury and death.

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Posted in Public Sector Cyber Security, Software Compliance, Quality & Standards

 

Apollo 11 software lessons still relevant today

What did Apollo 11 teach us about software development? Coding practices have changed since 1969, but the lessons learned from the moon mission still hold.

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Posted in Public Sector Cyber Security, Software Compliance, Quality & Standards

 

Ask the Experts: Should the US have a data privacy law similar to GDPR?

U.S. data privacy law is a mishmash of federal, state, and industry regulation. Should we enact a single universal federal data privacy law like GDPR?

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Posted in Public Sector Cyber Security, Software Compliance, Quality & Standards

 

[Infographic] A look back at the first year of GDPR

The first year of GDPR started slow, but companies and regulators alike are picking up speed. Our new infographic shows GDPR’s first year by the numbers.

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Posted in Public Sector Cyber Security, Software Compliance, Quality & Standards

 

Feds seek to up their cybersecurity game

Recent government cybersecurity initiatives assume that the federal government has a role to play in securing the IoT and critical infrastructure. Does it?

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Posted in IoT Security, Public Sector Cyber Security