Changes include restricting the ability of users to change their listed ages, acting more aggressively to remove inappropriate content and groups from the site and requiring third party vendors to adhere to Facebook's safety and privacy guidelines.
People with epilepsy were singled out in an online assault.
Report commissioned by the Prime Minister outlines steps to improve online safety of children.
Public resource or privacy invasion?
Just like oncoming traffic, there are many dangerous things out there on the net that can hurt kids.
"Health Information Technology will help streamline medical recordkeeping and improve access to quality health care by reducing paperwork and making communication faster and more accurate."
Internet access returning to normal in Middle East, Asia.
Internet disruptions across two continents could take over week to repair.
96 percent of households have broadband access, statewide e-health network among recommendations.
MySpace, Attorneys General agree to creation of age and identity verification technology, social networking safety taskforce.
"The whole purpose of identity cards is to protect people's identity and the way to do that is to use ... biometrics so that use of the information cannot be triggered other than by the facial or fingerprint data that are part of the biometrics."
Washington Post reports government sites with personal information, including SSNs, readily available.
Scams we keep falling for, scammers paying their dues and other Cyber Security Issues in this special edition of Government Technology's Security E-Newsletter.
"When mistakes happen in enforcing procedures we have a duty to do everything we can to protect the public...we will do everything in our power to make sure data is safe," said Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
"I also thank everybody who voted online to choose the names for our guests of honor."
As RFID becomes more prevalent in society, how can the government reduce the public's uncertainties about this mystifying technology?
"FreeRice really hits home how the Web can be harnessed to raise awareness and funds for the world's number one emergency."
An expert's advice for those in charge of databases, and the private information they contain.
"The junta has cut the country off from the rest of the world in order to better crush the nascent saffron revolution. We appeal to the international press to step up its coverage by trying to get journalists into the country so that this dramatic situation is not played out behind closed doors."
"We sincerely apologize and regret this unfortunate incident, and we are taking every step necessary to prevent this from happening again."
Patches should be installed quickly, say security experts.
In those 17 years, much has improved for people with disabilities ... Yet for some, the glimmer of hope as been snuffed out simply because of advancements in medicine and court decisions.
SEC lawyer said to have received one of the pump-and-dump e-mails.
Two men convicted of running international pornographic spamming business.
"We will continue working hard to make sure that everyone affected by this data theft has up-to-date information as we confirm it."
Backlog in data processing impacted multiple state agencies.
"Our review of the information in the stolen data device will continue until we have determined ... that we have identified every piece of sensitive information contained in the device."
FTC offers Father's Day e-card with cyber security tips.
Cards feature embedded digital enhancements to help battle ID theft and tampering.
"Our investigators dubbed him the 'Spam King' because he is responsible for millions of spam e-mails."
Spam claims to offer free tickets and a trailer of new movie.
Company heeds the demands of Attorneys General.
OECD released paper includes e-procurement practices.
Eight Attorneys General say that thousands of convicted sex offenders use the site.
Bandwidth issues cited as reason for the block.
"The advent of new electronic currency systems increases the risk that criminals, and possibly terrorists, will exploit these systems to launder money and transfer funds globally."
Identity theft "is a personal invasion, done in secret, that can rob innocent men and women of their good names."
The part technology plays in helping and/or hindering people with disabilities.
CD lost in transit held Social Security numbers, names addresses, more.
Microsoft to release out-of-cycle patch.
Spunky little robot enlisted as honorary collector for America's mail.
Governor Schwarzenegger is joined by U.S. HHS Secretary Leavitt on tour of modern health facilities.
"We are taking steps to notify you of this, consistent with our policy, and with the sensitivity around all HIV related issues."
"We will work closely with states to implement these standards and protect American's privacy against identity theft and the use of fraudulent documents."
"As always, Governor Crist and I are committed to ensuring that every Floridian's vote is counted."
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform requests documentation by March 9th.
Blair e-mails 1.8 million petition participants.
"Thanks for this piece and the reminder that this change could end up as not just a minor inconvenience."
"As Valentine's Day approaches this year we are already seeing a proliferation of computer threats."
New Daylight Saving Time means updating systems.
Is it time to worry? Just log on and see.
"The Internet offers tremendous opportunities to all. But many remain unaware of its darker side."
Privacy risks and high costs cited as reasons for repeal.
Patient privacy and telemedicine part of the plan.
Disturbing new trend of criminals using "modeling" sites to gain access to children.
"We are at the beginning of the Transformational Government strategy and we recognize that we have more to do."
Network would run in the 700MHZ band.
Businesses can deduct technology R&D investments from taxes
Information technology part of "nationwide public health situational awareness network"
Web site survey results released in conjunction with International Day of Disabled Persons
"Combined, we can strive to defeat HIV/AIDS"
Program reaches out to children in danger across India
"This is a very likely scenario, this is real stuff, and this is incredibly important."
"Expedite the testing and certification process of new voting machines"
Citizens question privacy, security of information and biometrics in live chat
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Event will be seen by American troops and U.S. citizens worldwide
"The real issue here is not privacy or cost, it is modernity"
Governments, grassroots come together to educate people during National Cyber Security Month
California Cyber Safety Summit
Strengthening the city's "abilities to respond immediately and effectively when the next Big One occurs."
DeadMan's Handle: failsafe program for stolen laptops
The wireless network "will allow residents, businesses and city employees of Dublin to have mobile access to the Internet"
Privacy regulations might "contradict" the Real ID Act
Network security and a plethora of lost passwords
Future projects and trends outlined at Sacramento County meeting
Mobile truck gives Brazilian city residents Internet access and training.
Mobile truck gives Brazilian city residents Internet access and training
British Prime Minister unveils Young People's site
Technology, Web sites to be improved through grant
Recommend progressive 10 year re-enrollment schedule
ISPs should retain customers' data to combat child pornography
NASCIO's survey reveals diversity of issues important to CISOs
Bill creates new California Department of Public Health
Mock election again shows betrayal of Benedict Arnold
"It's our hope that being connected will give Downtown a greater sense of neighborhood, community and cohesiveness"
"PCRI will allow officers to rapidly and securely share ... visual data, collaborate on strategies, policies and communications."
Sound Transit receives grant from FTA, Congress approves
Trustworthy preventative technology or political slippery slope?
Get Net Safe tour hopes to promote Internet safety
"Like everything else, bullying has met the information super highway"
Get young people talking and maybe the guns will be put aside in favor of the Internet
"Million Trees LA" gets online support
American Library Association and Information Technology Association of America voice concerns over new bill
Fees paid easier through Web site improvement
Violators could face up to five years imprisonment
Part of new campaign called "This is 2010. It's Happening Now"
Pledges to take "every possible action"