News From The Last Month
Judge rules Georgia must phase out paperless voting machines by 2020 (August 15) (view the order here)
Lawsuit filed against GitHub in wake of Capital One data breach (August 2) (click here to learn more about the FBI's examination into possible breaches related to Capital One, from July 31)
Social media companies consider deepfake policy changes (August 2) (learn more here about the Senate's advancement of deepfake legislation, from July 24)
Senate bill introduced to combat foreign influence campaigns (July 26) (click here to learn more about the Senate Intel Committee's election security report)
Privacy group asks judge to hear from critics before approving $5B Facebook Settlement (learn more about the settlement here) (July 26)
Speeches, Articles, Etc.
NIST has a new blog
About the Task Force: Cyber Experts: Law Firm Info Security Is Not Just IT's Problem
About the Task Force: Veteran advocates continue to sound alarm on cyberattack vulnerability of law firms
ABA Section of Criminal Justice magazine: Facial Recognition Technology: Where Will It Take Us? (Spring, 2019, Volume 34, Issue #01)
Cybersecurity-as-a-Service Can Help Law Firms Protect Client Information, and Satisfy Client Audits (New York Law Journal, May, 2019)
Mary McCord of the Department of Justice gave the closing keynote address at the George Washington University Program on Extremism's two day conference "Toward a Global Partnership to Counter Online Radicalization and Extremism." Acting Assistant Attorney General McCord discussed the importance of safeguarding the internet from terrorism, and how the government and private tech industries could work together to further this goal.