Attorney General Douglas Peterson announced today a $120 million settlement with General Motors Company (“GM”) over allegations GM concealed safety issues related to ignition-switch-related defects in GM vehicles.
Is your refrigerator putting your home network at risk? We live in a world of “smart” objects, where some things like thermostats, coffee pots, and refrigerators are connected to the Internet. We carry around smart devices like phones, and we even wear them in the form of fitness trackers and medical devices. This complicated Internet ecosystem offers us tremendous benefits, but it also poses unique risks.
As recent major cybersecurity incidents have shown, cyber criminals often rely on human error – like failing to install software patches, clicking on malicious links, and creating easy-to-guess passwords – to gain access to systems and information. Every member of an organization – from senior leadership to the newest employees – is responsible for keeping information and systems secure. The chain is only as strong as its weakest link. That’s why strong cybersecurity practices are so important.
You don’t have to be a computer expert to understand the basics of cyber security. Even small actions can make a huge difference in keeping you safe online. As cybercrimes like fraud and scams, identity theft, and network breaches continue to increase, it’s more important than ever to know how to protect yourself in the cyber world.
LINCOLN – Today, Attorney General Doug Peterson announced his decision to partner with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Stop.Think.Connect.™ Campaign. As Nebraskans continue to embrace the conveniences of an online world, the importance of online safety cannot be overstated
Lincoln – Attorney General Doug Peterson announced a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general seeking documents and information from manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids as part of multistate investigations into the nationwide opioid epidemic. This information will enable the attorneys general to evaluate whether manufacturers and distributors engaged in unlawful practices in the marketing, sale, and distribution of opioids. There are 41 attorneys general participating in the multistate investigations.
Lincoln—On Thursday, September 21, 2017, Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson and several members of his staff will be hosting Mobile Office hours inside the Nebraska City Senior Center (200 North 3rd St.) from 9 am to 4 pm.
Lincoln –Attorney General Doug Peterson today joined with attorneys general from 32 other states and the District of Columbia in a letter to credit reporting firm Equifax requesting that it disable links for enrollment in fee-based credit monitoring service in the wake of the massive data breach impacting 143 million people.