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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
It has been almost a year since the European Commission published a final draft of a Code of Conduct on privacy for mHealth mobile applications. Our previous post summarizes the draft...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Beginning on May 12, 2017, unidentified hackers launched a massive cyberattack using ransomware known as "WannaCry" that compromised over 200,000 computers across the world.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In the past five months, we've seen a significant shift in the direction of privacy regulation at the federal level.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In May 2017, the world experienced an unprecedented global cyberattack that targeted the public and private sectors, including an auto factory in France, dozens of hospitals and health care facilities in the United Kingdom, gas stations in China and banks in Russia.
Foley Hoag LLP
Plaintiffs presenting a claim in federal court must have standing to sue, under Article III of the Constitution (as we have written about in the past).
Ropes & Gray LLP
The WannaCry ransomware attack that hit computers around the world last week is yet another reminder that computers play key roles in most enterprises, and that it does not take much to disable those computers.
Womble Carlyle
As many around the world were preparing for the Mother's Day weekend, the WannaCry ransomware attack hit over 70,000 organizations in nearly 100 countries in just one day, Friday, May 12th.
Dentons
On May 11, 2017, President Donald Trump signed a new Executive Order on cybersecurity entitled Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.
BakerHostetler
The Social Security Administration recently announced that beginning June 10, two-factor authentication will be required for all account holders logging into the "My Social Security" portal.
Reed Smith
On Monday, May 11, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order on "Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure."
Womble Carlyle
Organizations that do business in Canada should be aware of key changes coming to Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation ("CASL").
Poyner Spruill LLP
As we previously noted, a recent ransomware attack crippled over 75,000 computers in over a 100 countries. The "WannaCry" appears to be the largest Ransomware attack to date. However, cyber-experts are already warning of a second, bigger, wave.
Arnall, Golden & Gregory LLP
We are almost to a point where all 50 states and the District of Columbia will have some form of data breach notification law on their books to protect residents' PII in the event of a data breach.
Reed Smith
NRRM then markets automobile service and repair warranties to these drivers using this information.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Here are some quick facts about the WannaCry attack and suggestions for avoiding it.
Moore & Van Allen
New Mexico also joins a handful of states that protect biometric information as personal information.
Sedgwick LLP
U.S. Regulator Warns of "Evidence" of Global Cyber Assault Occurring Inside the U.S. and Steps Your Company Should Take Against a Ransomware Attack
Womble Carlyle
Your business may have been victim to the latest ransomware attack, or it may be caught in the next wave. - See more at: http://www.wcsr.com/Insights/Alerts/2017/May/Wannacry-Not-If-You-Are-Prepared-for-Ransomware#sthash.9PQqbdPo.dpuf
WilmerHale
On May 11, President Trump signed his long-awaited Executive Order on "Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure."
Poyner Spruill LLP
Movie buffs are familiar with a favored narrative arc: something with tremendous power, such as the Ebola virus, escapes from its clinical confines and proceeds to wreak havoc on the world. (It also works with aliens, ghosts, and supervillains). A digital variant of this trope appears to be playing out in a global tsunami of ransomware attacks.
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On May 11, President Trump signed his long-awaited Executive Order on "Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure."
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U.S. Regulator Warns of "Evidence" of Global Cyber Assault Occurring Inside the U.S. and Steps Your Company Should Take Against a Ransomware Attack
Day Pitney LLP
An article in For the Record magazine entitled "Call In the Reinforcements" discussed what healthcare organizations must do to be prepared to respond in the event they suffer a data breach.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The impact of serious data breaches are becoming both more common and more costly for businesses with each major attack.
WilmerHale
Several media organizations this week published a pre-release copy of the report of the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force established pursuant to the Cybersecurity Act of 2015.
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Given the alarming regularity with which data breaches are occurring in the United States and the flagging efforts of the federal government to provide any consistency in this area, it should come as no surprise that individual states are looking to fill the gap when it comes to regulating cybersecurity.
Foley & Lardner
Since President Trump's inauguration, cybersecurity has been in the news almost daily – often on the front page.
Reed Smith
The International Association of Privacy Professionals Global Privacy Summit is taking place in Washington this week.
Scott & Scott LLP
One of the most overlooked sections in a technology-related contract is the insurance section. Whether that contract involves IT services, development, Software as a Service or Cloud Services...
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