All tagged Privacy

FTC Staff Provide Insights on Ongoing FTC Hearings

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, the Federal Communications Bar Association hosted a brown bag lunch discussion of the FTC’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. The discussion featured Maneesha Mithal, Associate Director of the FTC’s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, and Derek Moore, Attorney Advisor in the FTC’s Office of Policy Planning. 

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). 

NTIA Examines Software Component Transparency, Previews SBoM

On July 19, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) convened a multistakeholder process examining “Software Component Transparency.” This effort has long been discussed by NTIA, and among other things, reflects the Executive Branch agency’s early moves to implement the actions identified by the Report to the President on Enhancing Resilience Against Botnets.