From Uber’s self-driving car project to Amazon’s budding drone delivery service, it’s impossible to ignore the impact these “vehicles” are having, including presenting unique and complex challenges to privacy.
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new draft revision of its widely used Special Publication (SP) 800-53, Security and Privacy Controls for Information Systems and Organizations.
The UK government has issued new guidelines aimed at improving cyber protection for smart and driverless vehicles, ahead of planned legislation for the emerging industry.
On August 1, 2017, Senators unveiled a bipartisan bill to mandate baseline cybersecurity requirements for internet connected devices purchased by the federal government. Recent attacks demonstrate that connected devices, which make up the Internet of Things (“IoT”), can paralyze websites, networks , and even components of critical infrastructure.
How do you ensure that an Internet-connected sensor or device—often inexpensive and designed for lifespans of up to 20 years or more—can be secured against not only the intrusions of today but also those of the future? This question has taken on new urgency as low-cost Internet-connected devices are increasingly being co-opted into massive networks, known as “botnets,” that are capable of causing widespread disruption.
The FBI released a Public Service Announcement warning consumers about the privacy risks of internet-connected toys.
CDT’s Tech Talk is a podcast where we dish on tech and Internet policy, while also explaining what these policies mean to our daily lives.
In this episode of Tech Talk, we talk Joe Babler, who was part of a team of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University that looked at the privacy practices of ed tech startups.
The “technology” in “ technology policy” should have a real meaning – there are signs it’s actually happening. With the growing involvement and engagement of people versed in technology, good concepts are reaching decision-makers.
The automotive industry must start planning and preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on 25th May 2018. The GDPR will affect all retailers and manufacturers who collect, store and process customer data – e.g. for promoting deals, sending MOT or service reminders or selling new products.
U.S. regulators haven’t done enough to ensure that data transmitted between cars to prevent crashes can’t be hacked and used against drivers, privacy advocates cautioned at a federal forum.