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    Misguided Cybersecurity Oversight

    Despite multiple recently released reports detailing cybersecurity vulnerabilities within federal agencies, Congress is still trying to give the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) greater regulatory power over data breaches. In response, the banking industry is fighting back. In a letter to the Senate Banking Committee, representatives from the financial service industry … More

    Greater Encryption Needed within the Federal Government

    Data security is an issue within the federal government, according to a recent GAO report. The report indicated that, as of September 2007, only about 30% of sensitive information stored on the laptops and mobile devices of federal employees was encrypted. Concerns about the lack of data security in the … More