While Mark Zuckerberg has been busy defending Facebook over data collection and privacy, a much more ominous threat is quietly coming from Europe. The European Union is implementing tough new standards on data privacy with stiff fines for violators. What many don’t realize is that these rules do not apply only to European companies, but to anyone who has data from Europeans.
The next in our series of book soirees at the Hoover Institution will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on April 5, when Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes will interview Tim Maurer about her new book, “Cyber Mercenaries: The State, Hackers, and Power.”
Atlanta’s newly elected mayor on Friday predicted that the city would continue to experience a “massive inconvenience” in the aftermath of a ransomware cyber attack that prevented city employees from using their computers and prompted discussions about a costly rebuild of the city’s entire computer network.