Tag: U.S. Government

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Episode 178: Killing Encryption Softly with the EARN IT Act. Also: SMBs Struggle with Identity

In this episode of the Security Ledger Podcast sponsored by LogMeIn and LastPass: the EARN IT Act is slouching its way to passage on Capitol Hill, alarming privacy and civil liberties experts. Andrea Little Limbago of the firm Virtu joins us to talk about why EARN IT is so dangerous. Also: small and medium sized businesses are the majority of businesses in the U.S., but they are often overlooked by the companies marketing and selling security solutions. Rachael Stockton of LogMeIn and LastPass joins us to talk about SMBs struggles to manage identity and authentication challenges.

From China with Love: New York Firm sold millions in PRC Surveillance Gear to US Government, Military

A complaint unsealed by the Department of Justice on Thursday alleges a New York firm engineered a years-long scheme to deceive the U.S. government: selling Chinese manufactured cameras and other gear to the U.S. Military, the Department of Energy and other government agencies that it claimed were “Made in the U.S.A”.