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SEC Cites Cryptocurrency Concerns

Tue, Dec. 12, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Jay ClaytonA statement issued Monday by Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton says that investors need to be careful when entering the world of cryptocurrency.

Graham Calls for 9/11-Type Social Media Commission

Fri, Nov. 3, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

New russian adSenator Lindsey Graham wants a 9/11-type commission to explore ways to curb the influence of foreign government/entities on US social media sites. (1 reader comment)

Equifax Picks DLA Piper

Mon, Oct. 23, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

EquifaxEquifax has turned to DLA Piper for DC work in the wake of its data breach that exposed the personal data of nearly half the US population (145.5M people). (1 reader comment)

Credit Reporting Giant TransUnion Taps CGCN Group

Mon, Oct. 9, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

CGCN GroupTransUnion, the Big Three credit reporting service, hired Republican advocacy shop CGCN Group for issues related to data security, privacy and cybersecurity that may come before Congress in the aftermath of the massive Equifax hacking scandal.

National Security Council Cyber Chief Joins FTI

Tue, Sep. 12, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Cheryl DavisFTI Consulting has recruited Cheryl Davis, who headed cybersecurity policy at the US National Security Council, for the managing director slot in its technology practice.

ACLU Taps Liberty For Surveillance Work

Wed, Aug. 30, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

ACLUThe American Civil Liberties Union has hired Liberty Government Affairs in its bid to reform Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

U.S. Cyber Incident Response Director Joins FTI

Thu, Apr. 20, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Anthony J. FerranteAnthony J. Ferrante, former director for cyber incident response at the U.S. National Security Council and chief of staff of the FBI’s cyber division, has joined FTI Consulting’s global risk and investigations practice as senior managing director.

Facts and Myths About Data Security

Thu, Jan. 7, 2016

By George Little

George Little & Siobhan GormanMisconceptions and misunderstandings about data security are holding companies back from sharing their stories and developing effective strategies.