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California Attorney General Beefs Up Privacy Enforcement

On July 19, 2012, Kamala D. Harris, the Attorney General of California, announced that she was forming a new group, the Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit, within the state's Department of Justice. The group includes six prosecutors who specialize in privacy, and its mandate is to protect consumer...

Widespread Use of Social Media Creates Additional Risks for Companies

Network Security Risk: Because of their nature, the use of social media websites increases a company's exposure to cyber threats such as malware and phishing attacks. With many users accessing their social networks from computers in the workplace, often these issues are simply caused by an...