shares consumer data with lots of third parties

Information provided by users of the government’s website is automatically collected and sent to more than a dozen third-party companies, including online advertising and social media sites.

Changes coming for federal infosec managers

Information security managers in federal government agencies should expect to see new obligations and rules on security management practices in 2015.

Newly arriving from DHS: binding operational directives

The Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 introduces a new term to the federal security management lexicon: binding operational directive. The text of the law defines binding operational directive as “a compulsory direction to an…