Effective September 23, 2013, pursuant to new SEC Rule 506(c), issuers of securities are allowed to reach “accredited investors” through general solicitation as long as they take adequate precautions to a) limit the offering...more
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence panel will mark up the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) this week. Last year, CISPA met strong opposition from privacy advocates and the public due to...more
On March 21, a bipartisan group of legislators in the House of Representatives introduced a new bill, the Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act, which would force law enforcement to obtain a warrant to track suspects with...more
A sweeping cyber security law is unlikely to pass any time soon.
White House Cyber Security Coordinator Michael Daniel warned last week that President Obama's Executive Order on Cyber Security (EO) could result in new...more
Almost daily we hear about a new cyber threat or information security breach. Just last week one of the world's largest cloud services providers, Evernote, fell victim to an attack that resulted in a security breach that...more
During the State of the Union address, President Obama announced that he had signed and issued an Executive Order on cybersecurity.
The Executive Order calls for cooperation and information sharing between the private...more
Earlier this month, Representative Hank Johnson, a member of the House Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet, released a discussion draft of a bill titled the Application Privacy, Protection,...more
With Capitol Hill and the media both focusing on the “fiscal cliff,” the White House has quietly moved one step closer to issuing an executive order (“EO”) on cybersecurity....more