Privacy

Crypto Wars 2.0: Has the United States Abandoned the Policy of "Secure by Design"?

March 12, 2015 - 9:00am - 10:30am
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A number of global government leaders including President Obama and UK Prime Minister Cameron have suggested that companies should not create products so secure that the governments cannot gain access. Read more »

President’s Proposed Legislation Could Deliver Crippling Blow to Data Economy

NSA Suspected of Spreading Super-Resistant Malware

Tech News World
The NSA may be behind The Equation Group, creators of malware that defies the most-effective security measures currently available.

Obama seeks help from Congress, tech industry to fight cyber attacks

Los Angeles Times
Continued concerns of encryption and surveillance hamper public/private partnership.

ITIF Applauds Re-Introduction of LEADS Act

WASHINGTON (Feb. 13, 2015) — Welcoming the announcement that Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) has re-introduced the Law Enforcement Access to Data Stored Abroad (LEADS) Act to clarify how U.S. authorities can access data held overseas, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation today issued the following statement from Senior Analyst Daniel Castro: Read more »

Barack Obama Presses Privacy, Data Breach Agenda Post-Sony

Politico
The President missed an opportunity to address the continued push by law enforcement and intelligence agencies to weaken security for the purpose of surveillance,” says Daniel Castro.

President Obama’s Actions on Privacy and Cybersecurity Incomplete

Who Governs the Online World?

EU Observer
Debates on net neutrality, data privacy, and the future of the Internet’s governing structure raise concerns regarding oversight.

Microsoft and Google in a Post-Snowden World

Bloomberg
The debate over digital surveillance and its impact on the U.S. economy is getting louder.

Allies Back Microsoft in Email Fight

December 16, 2014
Reuters TV highlights ITIF research which estimates that the PRISM revelations could cost the U.S. cloud computing industry $35 billion.

Reuters TV highlights ITIF research which estimates that the PRISM revelations could cost the U.S. cloud computing industry $35 billion.