Inside Cybersecurity

June 25, 2024

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By Jacob Livesay

The National Institute of Standards and Technology should provide a nuanced discussion of roles and responsibilities for securing generative artificial intelligence models to improve a draft AI companion profile to the NIST Secure Software Development Framework, according to IBM.

By Charlie Mitchell

The bipartisan privacy bill headed to markup this week in the House Energy and Commerce Committee no longer contains a section on civil rights and algorithms that would have represented an unprecedented step in U.S. artificial intelligence policy.

By Jacob Livesay

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has released a report outlining challenges and recommending solutions for small and medium-sized business implementation of a best practice for user authentication and access control.

By Jacob Livesay

The National Institute of Standards and Technology holds a major workshop this week focused on updating the NIST privacy framework and creating a joint profile for multiple frameworks, while the House Homeland Security Committee examines cybersecurity in two hearings and the House Energy and Commerce Committee moves to advance privacy legislation.

By Jacob Livesay

UnitedHealth Group’s efforts to issue data breach notifications following the massive ransomware attack on subsidiary Change Healthcare are a positive development but have not demonstrated sufficient urgency, according to Sens. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH).

By Charlie Mitchell

The bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee plan to mark up a revised version of the draft American Privacy Rights Act, setting a first-time federal privacy standard that pre-empts state laws and including language on data security and minimization, corporate governance requirements and restrictions on data brokers.

By Jacob Livesay

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released two documents outlining its approach to a joint profile mapping how three foundational NIST frameworks can work together in addressing cyber, privacy and artificial intelligence risk management, and on its process for updating the NIST privacy framework, in advance of a major workshop on June 25.

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