The White House says President Obama would veto a bipartisan House bill that civil libertarians contend would threaten individual privacy but many businesses contend is needed to defend against cyber attacks.
One problem tracking IT security employment is the dearth of information. Even the most trustworthy organization in collecting employment data, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, furnishes infosec data it cautions aren't reliable.
The proposed rules for Stage 2 of the HITECH Act electronic health record incentive program "are going to bring a lot of new and challenging privacy and security issues to the forefront," says attorney Adam Greene.
A new committee will update and create policy measures designed to protect personal health information that's shared using a dozen health information exchanges in New York that are being linked in a statewide exchange.
As enterprises spend frugally on IT security, cybercriminals aren't, and that presents big problems for organizations working feverishly to secure their digital assets, says Steve Durbin, global vice president of the Information Security Forum.
The FTC proposes that privacy protections be built at every stage in developing online products and consumers be given the option to decide what information is shared about them and with whom through a do-not-track system.