Tag Archives: Governance

NIST updates guide for dealing with computer security incidents

Source: Hlep Net Security In this article “The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of its guide for managing computer security incidents. Based on best practices from government, academic and business organizations, this updated guide includes a new section expanding on the important practice of coordination and information sharing among agencies.”

Uncle Sam Wants To Secure Your Smartphone

Source: Information Week by  Mathew J. Schwartz In this article “How can businesses and government agencies better secure their employees’ mobile devices when they’re used in the workplace? Look to new proposed guidelines from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to help. Released last week, “Guidelines for Managing and Securing Mobile Devices in the Enterprise” (a.k.a. Special Publication 800-124,… Read More »

New York Legislation Would Ban Anonymous Online Speech

Source: Wired by David Kravets Besides to the attempt to violating our constitutional freedoms as the article mentions just imagine the nightmare it would be for a one person blog like I am to do what this law would require. In this article “Did you hear the one about the New York state lawmakers who forgot about the First… Read More »

Justice Dept. Defends Public’s Constitutional ‘Right to Record’ Cops

Source: Wired by Kim Zetter In this article “As police departments around the country are increasingly caught up in tussles with members of the public who record their activities, the U.S. Justice Department has come out with a strong statement supporting the First Amendment right of individuals to record police officers in the public discharge of their duties. In… Read More »

Bart Perkins: U.S. appeals court has compromised software rights

Source: Computerworld by Bart Perkins I agree with the court, what the individual did is way short from espionage. For cases like this that’s what the civil courts are for. I guess now what it’s being recommended to the companies to do according to this article is to buy off the congress (I mean, lobbying) to actually “clarify” what… Read More »