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Bipartisan IoT Standards Bill Introduced

A bipartisan group of lawmakers unveiled legislation Monday that would create cybersecurity standards for Internet of Things (IoT)-connected devices. The bill, introduced in the Senate by Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) and in the House by Reps. Will Hurd (R-TX) and Robin Kelly (D-IL), would require established standards for government use of […]

Bill to Require Board Security Transparency

Legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate would require publicly traded companies to disclose to regulators whether any members of their boards of directors have cybersecurity expertise. The Cybersecurity Disclosure Act of 2017 would not require companies to have a cybersecurity expert on their boards. Instead, it would require them to explain in its filings with […]

After CA Gas Leak, Strict Safety Rules Apply

Southern California Gas Co. officials and state regulators must adhere to strict safety standards before the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility can reopen following the months-long gas leak that ended up capped in February, according to new legislation signed last week by California Gov. Jerry Brown. The legislation, SB 380, calls for all 114 […]

Big Security Push by DoD

Cyber threats are real and abundant and the government is keenly aware it needs to lock in security policies and procedures. Just look at what is going on. The Senate keeps pushing for legislation to improve information-sharing on threats and attacks. President Barack Obama is looking to issue an executive order on cyber security and […]

Security Legislation a Must: NSA Chief

We are walking into a new era where hackers are hiking the intensity of attacks, going to destruction from disruption of systems, the National Security Agency’s (NSA) chief said. “We are seeing the threat grow from exploitation to disruption to destruction,” General Keith Alexander, NSA director and commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, told a […]

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