Bill eyes tougher action against incitement on social media

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans New legislation seeks to mandate social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter to monitor, remove posts inciting violence or terrorism or face a hefty fine • Public security minister says new bill imperative, “Facebook has certain responsibilities.” A new bill…

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Identify thefts lead to big bill and jail mixup

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans COVINGTON – Law enforcement agencies are receiving more and more complaints about identity theft of varying kinds. Two recent reports in Newton County dealt with a large amount of money and a criminal record. The first report occurred on July 15….

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Bill Aims to Combat Identity Theft of Social Security Numbers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans In an effort to combat identity theft, Congressmen Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Jim Renacci (R-OH) have introduced legislation that would require the Social Security Administration to remove Social Security numbers from mailed documents when they are deemed unnecessary. Known as the…

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House to offer bill blocking government hacking powers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) on Tuesday will offer the companion to a Senate bill blocking a Justice Department request to expand federal hacking powers. At issue is a proposed amendment to little-known criminal procedure rules that will take effect in December…

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Senate challenges government surveillance powers with new bill

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Senators Ron Wyden and Rand Paul will introduce a bill this week to halt implementation of a rule easing the government’s ability to hack untold numbers of devices around the world. They argue the rule is too broad and was approved…

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