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McKeon-Keller Proposed Higher Education Act Bill
October 5, 2007

This is a proposed bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965. This is a proposed bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965. …

Reply Comments to the FCC on Broadband Industry Practices (Docket 07-52) July 16, 2007
July 16, 2007

This document is a reply to a comment filed by NBC Universal requesting that the FCC require that broadband providers “use readily available means to prevent the use of their broadband networks…

Guide for Developing Performance Metrics for Information Security: Recommendations of the National Institute of Standards and Technology
May 19, 2006

This publication focuses on developing and implementing information security metrics for an information security program. The processes and methodologies described in this guidance link informati…

Information Security and Data Breach Notification Safeguards
January 28, 2010

The 2010 report describes information security and data breach notification requirements included in the Privacy Act, the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Office of Management…

Committee Holds Hearing on Inadvertent File Sharing over Peer-to-Peer Networks
July 24, 2007

On Tuesday, July 24, 2007, the Committee held a hearing to examine recent developments regarding inadvertent file sharing over peer-to-peer (P2P) networks, the impact of such sharing on consumers…

Personal Information: Data Breaches Are Frequent, but Evidence of Resulting Identity Theft Is Limited; However, the Full Extent Is Unknown
June 4, 2007

In recent years, many entities in the private, public, and government sectors have reported the loss or theft of sensitive personal information. These breaches have raised concerns in part becaus…

Letter Opposing The Illegal File Sharing Amendment to the HEA Sent by the Higher Education Members of the Joint Committee
July 23, 2007

This letter states the higher education community's grave concerns about a proposed amendment to the Higher Education Act developed by the entertainment industry.  This letter describes h…

Warshak v. USA
June 26, 2007

A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held unanimously that the Fourth Amendment applies to e-mail. When it comes to government searches, e-mail is analogous to a seale…

Report to the President on Issues Raised by the Virginia Tech Tragedy
June 13, 2007

The President directed top officials at the Departments of Education, Justice, and Health and Human Services to participate in a federal review of the broad questions raised by the shooting trage…

The Role of Technology in Reducing Illegal Filesharing: A University Perspective
June 5, 2007

Recently members of the House Science and Technology Committee heard from university officials and a leading technology expert on different methods to reduce illegal filesharing on campus inter…

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