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Cyber-Security Plans Go Begging on Hill  16 October 2000 
Source: WashingtPost - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
The Clinton administration is hoping last-minute lobbying heroics can save its ambitious $138.4 million cyber-security program before Congress adjourns soon, having watched committee after committee in both chambers fail to fund a dozen key initiatives. President Clinton unveiled the program with . . .
Grants eye emerging tech  13 October 2000 
Source: - Posted by Chris Pallack   
The General Services Administration has officially folded the contracting functions of the Federal Technology Service's Office of Information Security into FTS' Office of Information Technology Solutions. It has also created a new office to focus solely on GSA's role in governmentwide . . .
Few Fed Web Sites Meet Govt Privacy Standards  13 October 2000 
Source: Computer User - Posted by Jen Olson   
At a time when federal regulators are pushing commercial Web sites to adopt the "fair information practices," only three percent of federal Web sites currently adhere to their own standards, according to a new report. The report, drafted by the General . . .
Concerns for Internet Privacy Roil Capitol Hill  12 October 2000 
Source: NewsFactor - Posted by Dave Wreski   
House members yesterday said it's time to help Internet users by passing legislation to protect their privacy because industry self-regulation by itself hasn't worked. Some predicted new laws will be approved as soon as next year.. . .
Sen. Edwards Intro's 'Spyware Control Act'  11 October 2000 
Source: Newbytes - Posted by Ryan W. Maple   
Very encouraging news: "Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., introduced legislation on Friday that wouldforce software manufacturers to notify consumers when their productsinclude "spyware," bits of code that surreptitiously transmit information about the user's Web surfing habits back to the software company." . . .
Financial industry fears feds' security rules  10 October 2000 
Source: InfoWorld - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Federal regulators are developing information security rules for the financial services industry to protect customer data. But executives at affected banks, brokerages, and insurance companies say mandating stringent security requirements, such as encrypting stored or transferred data, will increase their costs . . .
Security: Who should be in charge?  03 October 2000 
Source: FCW - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Should the Defense Department assume responsibility for safeguarding the countrys communications infrastructure? A retired Navy vice admiral now working in the private sector said the time has come for public debate on the question. . . .
Carnivore review team rudely unmasked  30 September 2000 
Source: TheRegister - Posted by Dave Wreski   
When the US Department of Justice (DoJ) released the winning Carnivore review proposal in Adobe .pdf format, they apparently failed to mask the names and other details of the review team adequately. According to Cryptome, the details can be unmasked by . . .
Europeans Defining The Long Arm Of The Cyberlaw  27 September 2000 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
European and U.S. officials are moving toward a final draft of the world's first international treaty on cybercrime, a broad effort that high-tech industry groups and privacy advocates fear could intrude on personal privacy and hamper e-commerce. . . .
Ex-NSA expert warns of concealed backdoors  25 September 2000 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Former NSA (National Security Agency) analyst and representative of Internet rights watchdog EPIC (Electronic Privacy Information Centre) Wayne Madison warned privacy groups Friday that a growing number of proprietary commercial software applications may have backdoors allowing the . . .
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