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Federal cybersecurity bills advance

Sienna Kossman

While we may not be able to completely deter hackers from going after our digital data, better understanding the threats — and attacks — they make against large companies is a good first step to slowing down their progress and federal lawmakers are tackling that task this week.
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Feds working to build cybersecurity defenses

Sienna Kossman

After writing about a study that revealed consumers want more federal government involvement in cybersecurity and data breach resolution, I wanted to learn what, if anything, is happening on the federal government level that addresses these concerns.
As it turns out, there’s been quite a bit of activity on the subject this year, especially in recent weeks.
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Consumers want national data breach notification policies

Sienna Kossman

In the case of a data breach, what consumers don’t know can hurt them.A study conducted by the National Consumer League and Javelin Strategy and Research revealed that many victims of fraud don’t know how their information was compromised. As a result, they want more protection as they fear the unknown.
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Prices falling for cybercriminal supplies

Fred Williams

Prices are falling for sensitive personal data, making identity thieves merry. But there are ways to thwart digital intruders, if you have cyber discipline.
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