Obama Administration Announces Executive Orders: Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity; Establishment of the Federal Privacy Council

On February 9, President Obama issued two Executive Orders (EO) titled, Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity and Establishment of the Federal Privacy Council. The first EO creates a Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity (Commission), which will be comprised of top industry thinkers outside of the government. The President will appoint the Commissions members, with the […]

SEC Announces Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies Members

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the members of its Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies. The advisory committee was established in 2011 and has been renewed twice for additional terms. The renewed committee will hold its first meeting on Thursday, February 25. Small businesses play a crucial role in our nations economy, […]

FTC Announces Record Settlement with Identity Theft Protection Company over Alleged Failures to Adhere to a 2010 Court Order

On December 17, the FTC revealed a $100 million negotiation with an Arizona-based identification burglary security firm for going against the terms of a previous government court order. In 2010, the District Court of Arizona restricted the firm from involving in misleading marketing as well as needed it to safeguard customers individual details. The negotiation […]