The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of recommendations by the U.S. House of Representatives Encryption Working Group that Congress should not enact legislation that requires technology companies to help law enforcement authorities bypass encryption on the devices they manufacture.
In the Security Report, you'll also hear (click player beneath image to listen):
- Stanford University cybersecurity policy expert Herbert Lin, a member of President Obama's Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, explain why Congress should consider debating legislation to establish a framework to guide law enforcement's use of "lawful hacking;"
- HealthcareInfoSecurity Executive Editor Marianne Kolbasuk McGee discuss the impact on health data privacy and security of the new 21st Century Cures Act with legal experts Steven Teppler and Yarmela Pavlovic;
- ISMG Security and Technology Editor Jeremy Kirk report on Russian gangs netting millions of dollars through web video ad fraud; and
- An update on how one research company links Russian U.S. Democratic Party hackers to a Ukrainian artillery app breach.
The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Be sure to check out our Dec. 16 and Dec. 20 reports, which respectively analyze the potential of cyberattacks to protest Donald Trump's presidency and the growing momentum in Congress to investigate election-related breaches the American intelligence community has tied to the Kremlin. The next ISMG Security Report will be posted on Tuesday, Dec. 26.