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FCC: Cybersecurity a "High Priority"

DATA PROTECTION—U.S.

June 15, 2010

The Federal Communications Commission is warning businesses and consumers about data security in light of two recent information breaches, ESecurity Planet reports. "Our Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau is now addressing cybersecurity as a high priority," Joel Gurin of the FCC's Consumer and Government Affairs Bureau wrote in a blog post. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into a breach involving the data of iPad owners, while governments around the world are examining the circumstances surrounding Google's collection of private data from unsecured WiFi networks.
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