On October 24, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) threw its hat into the data security regulation ring when it announced it intends to fine two telecommunications companies $10 million for
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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (“UWM”) announced on Wednesday that a malware-infected, university server was discovered on May 25th that allowed hackers, apparently seeking research data, to access several types of scanned documents. Included in the potentially accessed documents were student applications from past and present students, which applications contained Social Security numbers.
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Last year, Governor Schwarzenegger “terminated” the proposed update to California´s landmark privacy protection law proposed by State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto). The Governor’s office encouraged Rep. Simitian to reintroduce the amendment. This Bill was approved by the California Senate last Thursday.
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