A House committee has revived data security legislation that has languished for the last several years. The legislation could provide some useful safeguards for the privacy and security of consumer data, but the incremental nature of the potential gains highlights the need for general baseline privacy legislation.
Congressional Committee Revives Data Security Legislation
To help the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) securing the nation’s most vital information networks, Ken Page, a program manager for Microsoft Federal Services, and his team have developed a set of security standards for servers called the Federal Server Core Configuration.
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Microsoft looks to provide system-wide security for government agencies
Facebook is shoring up security holes in the wake of a phishing attack that has been used by hackers to steal login credentials from the site’s 200 million users.
Facebook Combats Phishing Attack
Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 14039, Identity Theft Affidavit, and Form 14039-SP, Declaracion Jurada sobre el Robo de Identidad…
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Proposed Collection; Comment Request for IRS Forms 14039 and 14039-SP
First there was phishing and now there is vishing. Here’s an FAQ for consumers to learn more about the latest scam techniques that uses your phone.
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Protecting yourself from vishing attacks