February 3, 2021—The range and number of devices on broadband networks is causing problems in the internet-connected home, and internet […]
January 29, 2021—A chain reaction of state-led data privacy initiatives has ignited across the country as states consider consumer data […]
January 27, 2021 – Keynoting Wednesday’s State of the Net Conference, former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell urged the […]
January 24, 2021 – A recent cyberattack against SolarWinds—a Texas-based company which sells software that allows organizations to see what’s […]
January 24, 2021 –Internet of Things connected devices are inherently unsecure, said Scott Poretsky, director of security at Ericsson, speaking […]
January 12, 2021 – Privacy is of paramount importance as the world accelerates its adoption of new technology during a […]
December 13, 2020 – In the kick-off session to a weeklong series about “The Future of Speech Online,” the past, […]
December 7, 2020 – Cybersecurity experts were on the prowl for misinformation emanating from all over the globe about 2020 […]
November 24, 2020 — As internet service providers are moving to enable numerous Wi-Fi services for their customers, security threats […]
November 23, 2020 – Americans need to have secure and unique digital identity documents if the county has a hope […]
October 22, 2020 – The European Commission will issue a draft for modernized standard contractual clauses “very soon,” said Bruno […]
October 20, 2020 – Threats to this election are of historic proportion, claimed Audrey Kurth Cronin, founding director of the […]
October 6, 2020 — As technological advances allow for more data to be generated on consumers, the public has become […]
September 18, 2020 — The United States Commerce Department said Friday that it plans to restrict access to WeChat and […]
September 14, 2020 – The transatlantic relationship between the European Union and the United States has reached a critical point, […]
September 11, 2020 – Given the way that robocalls “implicate a wide jurisdiction,” Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai stressed […]
August 6, 2020 — Although many ethical technologies are still in early developmental stages, they are here to stay, said […]
July 28, 2020 — Many Americans will continue to work remotely for the foreseeable future, posing major security threats to […]
July 27, 2020 — Online data practices are negatively impacting the lives of internet users, said Woodrow Hartzog, professor of […]
July 24, 2020 — The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs voted to bar federal employees from downloading […]
July 21, 2020 — Allowing users of online platforms to shape the use of their own private information can be […]
July 20, 2020 — There are no shortage of news headlines warning of the dire results of the lack of […]
July 14, 2020 — Russia is actively attempting to shift trusted institutions both in the United States and abroad, said […]
July 13, 2020 — The Federal Trade Commission is seeking to ramp up mandated cybersecurity efforts for financial institutions by […]
July 10, 2020 — The coronavirus pandemic has created an environment that is highly vulnerable to nefarious actors, said Rep. […]
July 9, 2020 — Metrics are a new frontier for automating certain cybersecurity measurements, according to Mariam Baksh, a staff […]
June 29, 2020 — The coronavirus has exacerbated the threat of electoral interference, said journalists and legislative experts in a […]
June 18, 2020 — The coronavirus pandemic and the resulting shift to primarily-online learning have placed students’ privacy in jeopardy, […]
June 17, 2020 — As the world adjusts to the long-running nature of the coronavirus pandemic, people in democracies are […]
June 15, 2020 — “Our election system is way more vulnerable than we think,” said Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, warning […]
June 10, 2020 — The development of digital contact tracing solutions raises endless security issues: Where should data be stored […]
June 8, 2020 — States that utilized cloud computing for cybersecurity initiatives were better positioned to handle the surge in […]
June 5, 2020 — The rise of telehealth across the country could mean a lack of privacy for its users, […]
June 4, 2020 — Victor M. Rios, associate dean at the University of California Santa Barbara, has filed a class […]
June 4, 2020 — Federal privacy legislation is more important than ever, said participants in a Brookings Institution webinar Wednesday. […]
June 1, 2020 — Google and Apple are rarely criticized for not collecting enough data on users, but under the […]
May 28, 2020 — The age of remote working and learning has led to a dramatic increase in cybersecurity risks, […]
May 27, 2020 — The internet could be better serving world peoples affected by the coronavirus pandemic, said Tim Berners-Lee, […]
May 2, 2020—News about the coronavirus pandemic “shouldn’t be an avalanche that buries” news on human rights, said David Kaye, […]
April 20, 2020— When a Zoom user had his question read out during the “Ask Eric Anything” webinar on Wednesday, […]
With FCC maps promised soon, some states are preparing to possibly challenge them by making their own.
There are government programs created to shrink the digital divide, but not many Americans know what’s out there.
The establishment of the Affordable Connectivity Outreach Grant Program is intended to bring awareness to the program.
The strategy would identify gaps and limitations that would hinder coordination across federal broadband programs.
Opponents say increasing coverage and speed obligations of the ACAM program may be unnecessary with new federal broadband money.
Settles suggests tactics for communities to effectively deploy telehealth services while marketing the Affordable Connectivity Program.
Lumen's Quantum Fiber will deliver up to 8 Gig symmetrical speeds in certain markets.
The FCC should incorporate the mapping data from local governments to avoid overbuilding, ensure technology neutrality.
Randy Brogle was previously working on fiber investments for Facebook parent Meta.
The document includes information about how often the agencies will meet and when they'll get involved in proposed actions.
Omni Fiber was injected with funds from Oak Hill Capital last month.
The announcement is the second round of ReConnect funding in fiscal year 2022.
As FCC fights robocalls, robotexts are on the rise.
Some say the bill would add heavy regulation that will harm investments and consumers.
Bill aims to strengthen American self-reliance in semiconductor chip production and international competition.
'Wireless connectivity is one of the most vital aspects of our digital infrastructure.'
The next generation wireless technology is being touted as the most secure yet.
The non-profit Yellowstone Fiber uses a unique business model in the thriving community of Bozeman, Montana, and the surrounding county.
Detroit’s Hope Village experienced an internet outage for 45 days in the early days of the pandemic.
Opposition to a reformed COPPA include the ability of the FTC to enact broad rule-making.
A small city in Utah has some of the country's highest speeds using a unique model of fiber sharing.
'Meta in recent years has set its sights on building, and ultimately controlling, a VR ‘metaverse.'
With service beginning in late September, non-profit fiber ISP aims to serve rural Gallatin County
The money is for two new funding rounds to address the 'homework gap.'
The commission said it is helping communities prepare to apply for some of the $42.5B NTIA BEAD program.
'I just want to limit the ability for any bad actor to get into your device.'
The CHIPS Act had been pushed by officials as a key bill to increase America's self sufficiency on chip manufacturing.
'Information sharing between the government and the private sector, while integral to tackling ransomware, is inconsistent.'
'I think obtaining funding from the Universal Service Fund would go a long way.'
'Our guiding principle at the CFTC must be to stop fraud or harmful conduct that harms our markets.'
Former Google executive Camille Gloster has been appointed by the White House to its Office of the National Cyber Director.
But there's concern a Senate vote on a fifth FCC commissioner will not happen before midterms.
A former Commerce Department official said the nation is ‘so far behind in addressing these threats.’
The money will go toward internet access, equipment, and to hire and train information technology personnel.
The American Data Privacy and Protection Act cleared committee 53-2, with pushback from California legislators.
'It is time to act,' Alan Davidson said at an event Thursday.
One professor said it is the only way to solve the harmful content problem without encroaching on free speech rights.
Following up on UTOPIA Fiber's buildout to Morgan City, we'll look at benefits of broadband for this rural community
The House Energy and Commerce Committee passed six consumer bills, including national privacy legislation.
The state partners with educational institutions and service providers to maximize public funding.