Security Matters

House approves update to Electronic Communications Privacy Act

House approves update to Electronic Communications Privacy Act

Last week, the House of Representatives gave its unanimous support to legislation that requires the government to get a search...
Rule 41: The latest front in privacy versus security

Rule 41: The latest front in privacy versus security

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court approved changes to Rule 41 — a part of the criminal code that governs...
Navigating new FedRAMP security procedures

Navigating new FedRAMP security procedures

Matt Goodrich, director of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program at the General Services Administration, discussed FedRAMP’s new security...
Comey indicts State Department security culture

Comey indicts State Department security culture

Lawfare managing editor Susan Hennessey discussed FBI director James Comey’s indictment of security culture at the U.S. State Department.
Use of commercial data in federal programs

Use of commercial data in federal programs

Kathryn Larin, acting director of forensic audits at the Government Accountability Office, discussed the use of commercial data in federal...
Adding social media accounts to traveler data

Adding social media accounts to traveler data

Steve Bongardt, VP Security Consulting at Fidelis looks at the practice of adding social media accounts to traveler data.