According to multiple sources, a bipartisan group of Senators plan to introduce a bill to regulate the use of contact-tracing and exposure notification apps. The bill, entitled the “Exposure Notification Privacy Act” is the latest in a series of bills that seek to regulate these new apps. The new bipartisan bill raises hopes that federal privacy legislation (albeit on a limited issue) may finally pass.
U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Jim Risch (R-Idaho) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) introduced the Global Health Security and Diplomacy Act (GHSDA) to better detect, deter, and contain infectious disease outbreaks overseas before they become global pandemics.
H.R. 7011, the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act of 2020 (PRIA), would create the Pandemic Risk Reinsurance Program, a system of shared public and private compensation for business interruption losses resulting from future pandemics or public health emergencies.
A quarter of workers currently employed or recently unemployed say their confidence in their ability to retire comfortably has declined in light of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study by the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies.
Employees and industry analysts alike are making the case for remote SecOps. However, the long-term feasibility of this option is up for debate. Organizations actually stand to gain greater success using a combination of traditional SecOps and the appropriate use of automation.
Heading into 2020 no one could have predicted how a then-mysterious new coronavirus would cripple global business, as it is now. The last time a global crisis struck with such force, it was a man-made event – when the subprime mortgage crisis in 2008 caused the worst recession in U.S. history since the Great Depression. What are four different dimensions of risk enterprise security leaders need to assess right now?
This month in Security magazine, we highlight COVID-19 and infosec's response. How has the sudden shift to remote work changed the roles of CISOs and security teams? Also this month, we profile Justin Dolly, CSO at Sauce Labs, his view on infosec and building security teams. In addition, security experts discuss continuous monitoring, radicalism, quantum technology, endpoint security and more.