In-brief: the firm Pen Test Partners notes that there are security arguments against expanding right to repair laws. But do they stand up to scrutiny?
In-brief: Proposed legislation to prevent manufacturers from denying owners and independent repair people to fix and maintain software-based products is being sidelined by opposition from private firms like equipment maker John Deere, Motherboard reports.
In-brief: the arrest of a prominent security researcher from the firm Kaspersky Lab in Moscow has prompted speculation that the Russians may be cleaning house after recent U.S. intelligence revelations about Russian hacking in this country.
In-brief: Like it or not, U.S. companies will be expected to comply with strict new European breach notification laws. The good news: responding to breaches in this new regulatory environment just takes a little preparation, says Michael Bruemmer of Experian.
In-brief: The Department of Health and Human Services issued guidance that declared most ransomware infections to be reportable under the Federal HIPAA patient privacy law.