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Passcode Why industry groups are wary of stronger FTC cybersecurity oversight

With a court ruling reaffirming the Federal Trade Commission's ability to police corporate cybersecurity practices, and Congress considering giving the agency more power, industry groups are now concerned about overregulation.

Alex Brandon/AP/File

With a federal appeals court this week reaffirming the Federal Trade Commission's regulatory authority of data security practices, the question now becomes: Just how powerful will the agency become in overseeing matters of privacy and cybersecurity? 

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