Of Note

FTC Takes Tougher Data Security Stance After LabMD Fight

Sara Merken reports: The Federal Trade Commission is issuing specific data security requirements to companies as part of agency settlements, policing businesses more aggressively than before, attorneys and former staff said. Proposed settlements reached this year with LightYear Dealer Technologies LLC, ClixSense.com, Unixiz Inc, and D-Link Systems Inc. show what the FTC is expecting...

NASA Astronaut Accused of Identity Theft in First Criminal Allegation from Space

Jami Ganz reports: The situation is out of this world. Anne McClain, a NASA astronaut and lieutenant colonel in the Army, is facing accusations that she committed identity theft through the “improper access” of her estranged wife’s “private financial records,” The New York Times reported. Former Air Force intelligence officer Summer Worden didn’t understand...