The bill, called the "PRO(TECH)T Act," would increase privacy protections and set national standards to exchange health information nationally.
Oasis' open Enterprise Key Management Infrastructure initiative promises less-complex encryption. But will vendors get on board?
Public key infrastructure, or PKI, systems alone have simply failed to address the challenge of keeping encryption keys in order.
Uses of Social Security Numbers in the Private Sector: Why SSNs Are Not Appropriate for Authentication
The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (PRC) is a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, based in San Diego, California, and established in 1992. The PRC invites individuals’ questions and complaints via e-mail and telephone, and we operate much like a “Dear Abby” of privacy.
A group including Equifax, Google, Microsoft, Novell, Oracle, and
PayPal, plus nine leaders in the technology community announced on
Monday the creation of the Information Card Foundation (ICF) with the
goal of increasing awareness of the use of electronic ID cards on the
Internet, and encouraging interoperability in business around new