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DHS and DOC Report on Botnets and IoT Security Recommends Increased Collaboration between Stakeholders in Private Industry and Government
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2018

On Jan. 5, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Commerce (DOC) released their joint draft report on “Enhancing the


Pending Legislation Seeks to Secure Federal Government IoT
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2017

A recent Senate Bill is yet another signal of the federal government's increasing focus on the security of the Internet of Things


President Trump Signs Executive Order on Cybersecurity Focusing on Critical Infrastructure, Federal Networks and Public Cybersecurity Policy
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

On Monday, May 11, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order on “Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical


The final NIST Cybersecurity Framework document is out: now what?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2014

The year-long process - led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - of


CFATS evolves: the current state of chemical industry security
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2013

Last week, the Department of Homeland Security and the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (as Chemical Sector Coordinating Council


Too important to lose? Draft executive order on cybersecurity and critical infrastructure reaches new industries
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

A November 8, 2012 blog post entitled “Post-Election Cybersecurity” analyzed a draft Executive Order on critical infrastructure cybersecurity


Commerce privacy green paper released, but it's no second fiddle to the FTC
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2010

Paper Encourages FIPPs-Based Privacy Standard, 'Voluntary But Enforceable' Industry Codes, and the Creation of A New Privacy Policy OfficeOn December 16, 2010, the Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force1 released a privacy green paper entitled, "Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework" ("Green Paper"), which lends another voice to the privacy debate and attempts to create a universal privacy baseline


U.S. Department of Homeland Security mandates use of E-Verify for all employees performing work on government contracts
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2009

E-Verify is a free internet-based program operated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("CIS") to allow employers to verify the employment eligibility of new hires


Whistleblower protection, improper payments legislation advances
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2009

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has approved S. 372, the "Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2009."


Stark Law changes effective October 1, 2009
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2009

On October 1, 2009, additional changes to the Stark Law regulations adopted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") in the 2009 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System final rule (the "Final Rule") will go into effect and cause many "under arrangements" relationships between hospitals and physician-owned, third-party service providers to fall out of compliance