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A bipartisan group of lawmakers have reintroduced the Email Privacy Act, a bill that would curb law enforcement’s warrantless searches of email stored on third-party servers for over 180 days.
The Department of Homeland Security has designated the U.S. voting infrastructure as critical infrastructure.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including on this week’s U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Service hearing, the Burlington Electric ‘Hack’, FireCrypt, and Security Without Borders.
The FTC alleged Thursday that D-Link neglected to adequately secure its wireless routers and IP cameras, putting its consumers at risk.
The U.S. intelligence committee is expected to publish an unclassified report on Russia’s involvement with influencing the presidential election.
The FTC announced the IoT Home Inspector Challenge, a contest with the goal of coming up with a patching solution fit for consumer-grade connected devices used in the home.
Burlington Electric Department general manager Neale Lunderville speaks out about last week’s incident and response to reports the electric grid had been hacked.
The rush to connect a security incident at a Vermont utility to Russian government hackers is more evidence of the challenges around attribution.
A security researcher claims that data belonging to doctors deployed in the United States Special Operations Command was left unsecured online.