Cybersecurity

In a column for Government Technology, Daniel Castro outlines options states should consider to update their data misuse notification laws.
Cybersecurity
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June 28, 2018
Please join ITIF and the Fourth Amendment Advisory Committee for an expert panel discussion on how policymakers can protect consumer and business access to encryption and put in place policies that both encourage advances in cryptography and protect the rule of law.
June 1, 2018
In a column for Government Technology, Daniel Castro outlines options states should consider to update their data misuse notification laws.
April 27, 2018
As part of the Washington Post’s annual “Spring Cleaning” feature, ITIF’s Daniel Castro says it’s time to get rid of Social Security numbers.
April 25, 2018
All companies face cybersecurity challenges, but few small businesses take even basic steps to protect themselves. Congress should take steps to bring them up to par.
April 1, 2018
One of the biggest challenges that organizations face as they try to keep up with the growing number of cyberattacks is finding workers with the right skills, ITIF’s Daniel Castro writes for Government Technology Magazine.
October 27, 2017
Not all personally identifiable information is the same—and the conventional wisdom that restricting data sharing is the best way to prevent “informational injury” is simply incorrect. To accurately identify potential consumer harms and intervene more effectively without impeding innovation, the FTC needs to take a more nuanced approach.
October 16, 2017
It’s time for a new approach to counterintelligence outreach to the commercial sector—one that focuses more on recognizing and responding to threat indicators, less on turning to investigators once damage has already been done.
October 12, 2017
Many privacy advocates argue businesses should have a legal obligation to obtain affirmative consent from consumers before collecting and processing data. However, opt-in policies often have negative impacts on business. Join ITIF for a discussion about this ongoing policy debate including the latest research in privacy.
September 28, 2017
Over the past few months, the U.S. government has taken multiple steps to limit federal agencies from using information security products, solutions, and services from the Moscow-based security company Kaspersky Lab over concerns that it has unethical ties to the Russian government.
March 13, 2017
The CIA and other intelligence agencies should commit to responsibly disclosing vulnerabilities it discovers to the private sector so that security holes can be patched, writes Daniel Castro in Innovation Files.

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