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Cyber insurance won’t ever be “cheap” again, says Cysurance’s Kirsten Bay. But insurance firms might make it more attainable with ways to monitor clients for good cyber behavior and adjust limits accordingly.
U.S. Census Bureau data indicate almost 2.8 million Texas households, including 7 million people, lack broadband access. A new plan from the Comptroller's Broadband Development Office hopes to change that.
Former CISA Director Chris Krebs, Color of Change President Rashad Robinson and journalist Katie Couric discussed the societal threat of dis-, mis- and malinformation as the RSA Conference concluded last week.
After years of delay and discussion, Congress has released a bipartisan draft bill outlining a comprehensive federal data privacy policy. However, the proposal fails to adequately address two major issues.
The California Air Resources Board held the first of two hearings to consider a new requirement to transition the state to 100 percent electric vehicle sales by 2035. The board is expected to finalize the rule this year.
Everyone from the press office to city treasurer has a role to play in cyber incident response, and getting elected officials engaged early is essential, say Coalition of City CISOs co-chairs.
North Dakota and Indiana passed laws last year requiring local governments to report cyber incidents to the state. The states say this helps them direct cybersecurity resources to localities in need and better understand the threats.
The U.S. Supreme Court decision yesterday came down to a 5-4 vote, putting the law back on hold after recently being reinstated by a federal appeals court two weeks ago.
Several states are offering legal safe harbors to businesses that follow industry-recommended cybersecurity frameworks, in a carrot-not-stick approach intended to encourage better defenses.
The proposal, known as the Consumer Data Privacy Act, would give state residents greater control over the information gathered about them online, allowing them to have it deleted and opt out of further collection.
California could soon hold social media companies responsible for harming children who have become addicted to their products, permitting parents to sue platforms like Instagram and TikTok for up to $25,000 per violation.
Social media companies had a big win in Florida yesterday after the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a bill aiming to levy penalties against social media companies for blocking politicians and media.
A three-judge appellate panel on Monday ruled that a 2021 Florida law targeting social-media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter unconstitutionally restricts the companies’ First Amendment rights.
The Joint Standing Energy Committee took in presentations from industry representatives who discussed the potential for battery energy storage to help power West Virginia as it rapidly expands in the U.S. energy market.
One year after the Colonial Pipeline hack — and the IST Ransomware Task Force's report — attacks remain frequent. But the government is making strides and recognizing the issue as a national security matter.