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California v. Congress: Data Protection Law Showdown

When it comes to data protection laws, the United States has long lagged behind Europe, whose  General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in 2018 as the gold standard in data protection.  Also, in 2018, California passed the California Privacy Protection Act, further expanding it to the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) in 2020. In August 2022, a new federal bill — the American Data Privacy and Protection Act...

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What Can We Learn From Recent Cyber History?

The Center for Strategic and International Studies compiled a list of significant cyber incidents dating back to 2003. Compiling attacks on government agencies, defense and high-tech companies or economic crimes with losses of more than a million dollars, this list reveals broader trends in cybersecurity for the past two decades. And, of course, there are the headline breaches and supply chain attacks to consider. Over recent years,...

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Transitioning to Quantum-Safe Encryption

With their vast increase in computing power, quantum computers promise to revolutionize many fields. Artificial intelligence, medicine and space exploration all benefit from this technological leap — but that power is also a double-edged sword. The risk is that threat actors could abuse quantum computers to break the key cryptographic algorithms we depend upon for the safety of our digital world. This poses a threat to a wide range...