Feeling pressure to act, Congress is struggling to pass a cybersecurity bill in the wake of this year’s massive hacks that stole the data of millions of government workers, taxpayers and consumers.  But continuing concerns about the bill’s impact on privacy rights — combined with a packed legislative calendar — could derail passage of the legislation […]

Consumers can now expect the same level of security and privacy in the digital realm as they do in the physical.  Earlier this week, a U.S. appellate court granted the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) authority to regulate corporate cybersecurity. While this isn’t the first time the U.S. government has stepped in to mend the issues […]

An appellate court ruling Monday affirmed the Federal Trade Commission’s role in policing the cybersecurity of commercial companies, a role some have argued is an overreach of the regulator’s authority. One such claim came from Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, which filed the appeal earlier this year contesting a FTC suit that claimed the hotel chain […]

How to look holistically across technology and processes and focus resources on threats that create the greatest damage. The 80/20 rule, or the “Pareto Principle,” states that approximately 80% of effects come from 20% of causes, reinforcing a very powerful point that distributions are rarely equal. In sales, for example, 20% of clients often represent […]