Blogs

Below, you can find a feed of the latest blog posts from eLessons Learned and eWhite House Watch.

eWhite House Watch Where Technology, Privacy, and Politics Collide
eWhite House Watch features concise updates on cyber policy issued by the Office of the President of the United States (POTUS). Each eWHW cyber policy update is presented in an easy-to-scan format that includes links to POTUS announcements, proposed federal legislation, department and agency regulations and initiatives, cyber policy committee reports, breaking news, and more. Striking the proper balance of benefits between technological advances and privacy protection has always posed challenges. Today, the challenges are even greater as technology significantly outpaces privacy protections; and the need for greater recognition of this reality and honest public discourse is more pressing than ever. eWhite House Watch monitors POTUS’s cyber/privacy agenda so you may be informed and partake in the debate.

eLessons Learned Where Law, Technology, and Human Error Collide
eLessons Learned provides readers with useful and timely information about how technology impacts the U.S. legal system and our lives in a way that is easy to understand. The posts are written to appeal to a broad spectrum of readers, including those with little electronic discovery (eDiscovery) knowledge. Each blog post: (a) identifies cases that address technology mishaps; (b) exposes the specific conduct that caused a problem; (c) explains how and why the conduct was improper; and (d) offers suggestions on how to learn from these mistakes and prevent similar ones from reoccurring.

eLessons Learned

eWhite House Watch

  • Acting FTC Chairman Announces Internal Reforms to Streamline Agency Investigations
    By: Connor Breza July 17th, 2017   In her press conference Monday, Acting Chairman for the Federal Trade Commission Maureen K. Ohlhausen announced incoming reforms to the Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. The Federal Trade Commission reports that these reforms will “streamline information requests and improve transparency in Commission investigations.” Acting Chairman Ohlhausen first announced her intention to enact reforms in her April 17th press release in response to new presidential directives. The ultimate goal... (Continue Reading)
    Source: eWhite House Watch | Published on 08-01-2017
  • Recap of IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2017
    By Ilona Korzha   As is every year, eWhite House Watch had the opportunity to report on the annual International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Global Privacy Summit in Washington D.C. on April 19-20 this year.    The world’s biggest privacy conference was especially important this year as its more than 3,000 attendees pondered answers to such questions as what impact does the newly adopted European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have on the... (Continue Reading)
    Source: eWhite House Watch | Published on 05-19-2017
  • Administration Releases Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) Annual Report to Congress
    Today the Administration released the Fiscal Year 2016 FISMA Annual Report to Congress.  The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) publishes this report annually and in accordance with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014, Pub. L. No. 113-283, § 3553 (Dec. 18, 2014) (codified at 44 U.S.C. § 3553). OMB obtained information from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Chief Information Officers and Inspectors General from across the Executive Branch to compile... (Continue Reading)
    Source: eWhite House Watch | Published on 03-10-2017
  • President Trump’s Preliminary Cyber Focus
    President Trump’s second Week of Action included meeting with cyber security experts during a “listening session” with cyber security experts to help fulfill his campaign promise of securing America against cyber threats. Later in the month, White House National Economic Council Director announced Senior Staff appointments including that of Grace Koh who will serve as Special Assistant to the President for Technology, Telecom, and Cyber-Security Policy. Koh previously served as Deputy Chief Counsel to the... (Continue Reading)
    Source: eWhite House Watch | Published on 02-27-2017
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    Source: eWhite House Watch | Published on 02-15-2017