Enforcement of California’s comprehensive privacy law began in earnest on Wednesday as the state’s attorney general (AG) Rob Bonta announced a $1.2 million settlement with French cosmetics chain Sephora.
The United States Department of Treasury has outlined actions it plans to take to address illicit finance, saying Russia’s invasion of Ukraine had underscored the need to close regulatory loopholes and step up the fight against related financial crime and transnational corruption.
The Annual Cybersecurity Attitudes and Behaviours Report 2021 from NCSA and CybSafe for Cybersecurity Awareness Month uncovers key trends, behaviours and habits among US and UK tech users as cyber threat landscape heats up.
In a first, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) banned a company and its boss from operating in the surveillance sector because of allegations the firm’s app secretly harvested and shared data on people’s movements, phone use and online activities through a hidden device.
The United States’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has levied fines totalling $750,000 (€636,000) on eight broker-dealers and/or investment advisors after personally identifying information of around 11,500 clients was exposed.