What did the investigation reveal?
Based on analysis done both internally by the University and by Dell SecureWorks, it was determined that the first penetration of a server on the School of Engineering network occurred on Sept. 24, 2013, with further penetration of the system occurring after that date.
A petition submitted to the Supreme Court could settle a key question about the extent of our privacy rights in the digital age.
The ACLU, working with attorneys in Florida, has asked the court to take up Davis v. United States, a case involving warrantless government access to a large volume of cell phone location information. At stake is the continuing vitality of the Fourth Amendment.
In United States v. Bah, decided July 24th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit handed down the first circuit ruling on whether skimming a credit card — swiping the card through a magnetic reader to find out the number and name stored inside — is a Fourth Amendment search. The court ruled that the answer is “no.” I think that’s wrong, and that the answer should be “yes.”
Texas special education advocates say a new law requiring video cameras in some classrooms will protect those students most at risk of being abused.
The law says school districts must install cameras in special education classrooms if parents, teachers or school staffers request them. The law also requires that parents be allowed to view the videos.
The new law limits the list of those allowed to watch a video. That includes a parent or school employee who is involved in an incident, police officers, nurses, staff trained in de-escalation and restraint techniques, and state authorities who could be investigating.
- A side-by-side chart comparing four key compliance areas, including registration requirements, cross-border data transfer limitations, and data breach notification, and data protection officer requirements.
- A country-by-country review of the differences and special characteristics in the law, as well as a look at privacy legislation in development.
- Explanations of the common elements of the laws in 11 jurisdictions with comprehensive privacy laws with regards to Notice, Opt-In and Consent issues, Data Retention, and more.”
The U.S. intelligence community is bracing for the possibility that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private email account contains hundreds of revelations of classified information from spy agencies and is taking steps to contain any damage to national security, according to documents and interviews Thursday.
The top lawmakers on the House and Senate intelligence committee have been notified in recent days that the extent of classified information on Mrs. Clinton’s private email server was likely far more extensive than the four emails publicly acknowledged last week as containing some sensitive spy agency secrets.