Stories by Kenneth Corbin

FTC issues privacy report, calls for Do-Not-Track tool

The Federal Trade Commission on Monday released the long-awaited final version of its report on online consumer privacy, issuing a set of recommendations broadly consistent with an earlier draft, including a call for a do-not-track tool that would enable users to opt out of data collection and targeted marketing programs on the Web.

Cybersecurity report stresses need for cooperation

As they grapple with a growing crop of increasingly sophisticated threats that know no political borders, nations must dramatically improve their framework for coordinating on cybersecurity policy and preventing and responding to attacks, according to a new study sponsored by security software vendor McAfee.

Senate to Consider Cybersecurity Overhaul

After more than two years of protracted negotiations and numerous legislative rewrites, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is preparing to schedule a floor debate for a bill that would overhaul the country's cybersecurity framework, a senior aide to the Nevada Democrat said on Tuesday.