FTC aide Neil Alan Chilson appointed as agency’s acting chief technologist
Chilson was most recently an attorney advisor to the FTC chair.
Las Vegas security conferences were crawling with feds
U.S. government officials descended on Las Vegas last week to strengthen existing and form new relationships with the cybersecurity and hacker communities.
Lawmakers, officials stress connected car security to protect drivers
Sen. Ed Markey and FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny are trying to raise awareness about the need for security as vehicles become more connected.
Americans don’t trust companies with their data, but give it up anyway
Americans seem to be of the opinion that in order to be a consumer on the Internet, they have to have to sacrifice their data. How they feel about that sacrifice is tougher to pin down.
Experts: Privacy and security must be ‘baked in’ as IoT grows
Speaking during a panel at CES Wednesday, a number of government officials and private sector experts say privacy and security need to baked into the design of products from their inception.