U.S. Senate Celebrates Anniversary of World Wide Web with Hearings on Data Privacy Legislation

By Thomas S. Markey, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC   Facebook.  Google.  Yahoo.  These companies, and many more, have made headlines related to their expansive collection and use of personal information, and for data breaches exposing that information.  Now, as the World Wide Web celebrates its 30th birthday, Congress considers whether a national data privacy
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New State Law Mandates Cybersecurity Enhancements

By Peter F. Johnson, Superior Court of Pennsylvania   California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation mandating a longtime cybersecurity best practice—changing default passwords.  The use of weak default passwords is endemic to the consumer devices world, but is just as common in the world of enterprise computer equipment, on which corporate and customer data may
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