All in Privacy + Cybersecurity

ISPAB Meeting Highlights U.S. Government Information Security Efforts

The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB or the Board) convened on November 1 for a two-day meeting in Washington, D.C.  The open meeting featured updates on cybersecurity and privacy efforts across the federal government, including at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). 

NIST Kicks Off Development of the Privacy Framework Workshop in Austin

NIST hosted a workshop in Austin, Texas on October 16, 2018,launching the process to create a Privacy Framework.  The workshop brought together a diverse group of tech industry leaders, government officials, and research and consulting experts to brainstorm on the organization and content of the Privacy Framework.  I attended on behalf of Wiley Rein’s Privacy & Security Practice.  

Privacy Activity in the Federal Government Ramps Up Dramatically

Federal policymakers have been grappling with many aspects of privacy these days, and this week has already seen two major developments: today’s release of privacy principles by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and yesterday’s roll out of a Privacy Framework process by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).