Washington, DC - Our Nation shares the sorrow of those affected by the shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland.  Americans across the country are united in calling upon God to be with the victims and to bring aid and comfort to their families and friends. 

Washington, DC - A proposed FTC settlement with California-based employee training company ReadyTech Corporation reminds businesses that if you make claims about EU-U.S. Privacy Shield participation, you have an obligation to live up to those promises. The case also serves as further confirmation of the FTC’s commitment to the framework.

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 852 refund checks, totaling more than $214,000, to consumers nationwide who bought bed bug treatments that claimed to use cedar oil to stop and prevent bed bug infestations. Each check recipient is receiving 95% of the amount they spent on these treatments. The average check amount is $251. These checks must be cashed within 60 days of the date they are issued or they will become void.

Washington, DC - Organizations worldwide stand to lose an estimated $9 billion in 2018 to employees clicking on phishing emails. We hear about new phishing attacks regularly from the news and from our friends. So why DO so many people still click? NIST research has uncovered one reason, and the findings could help CIOs mount a better defense.

Washington, DC - The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing a $1.8 million grant for the initial development of a data storage network over the next two years. A collaborative team will combine their expertise, facilities and research challenges to develop the Open Storage Network (OSN). OSN will enable academic researchers across the nation to work with and share their data more efficiently than ever before.

West Lafayette, Indiana - Purdue University researchers have developed a superstrong material that may change some manufacturing processes for the aerospace and automobile industries.