FTC Staff Document Captures Important Takeaways from the Connected Cars Workshop

A new paper by the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection details the key takeaways from the June 28, 2017, workshop the Commission co-hosted with the National Highway Traffic [...]

New PCI Security Standard for Software-based PIN Entry on Commercial Off-The-Shelf Devices (COTS), Such as Smartphones and Tablets

The PCI SSC has announced a new PCI Security Standard the PCI Software-Based PIN Entry (SPoC) Standard provides a software-based approach for protecting PIN entry on the wide variety of COTS [...]

FTC Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

Tax identity theft happens when someone uses your Social Security number to get a tax refund or a job. You might find out it has happened when you get a letter from the IRS saying more than one [...]

NIST Released a Straightforward Introduction to Blockchain

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a straightforward introduction to blockchain, which underpins Bitcoin and other digital currencies.  The NIST document, whose [...]

The Michigan Cyber Civilian Corps Act in Effect

The Michigan Cyber Civilian Corps Act,  which creates a program of civilian volunteers with expertise in addressing cybersecurity incidents, became effective January 24.   Under the Program [...]

EU Commission’s New GDPR Guidance Website

The European Commission has published a website to help parties comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation.  The website, found at [...]