Mondaq USA: Privacy
Proskauer Rose LLP
Whether it means taking a prominent role shaping data security for the Internet of Things, or addressing high profile breaches, the FTC has adopted an active position in policing data privacy and security.
Miles & Stockbridge
In 1986, Congress passed an obscure statute called the Stored Communications Act that has become much more relevant 30 years later.
Foley Hoag LLP
What happens when state and local governments respond to significant data breaches?
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has held that allegations of a heightened risk of future identity theft resulting from a data breach established a concrete injury at the pleading stage.
K&L Gates
New Jersey Passes Privacy Protection Act Creating Private Cause Of Action For Improper Collection Or Dissemination Of Information From Identification Cards
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Amendments to Maryland's Personal Information Protection Act expand the definition of personal information, modify the definition of breach of the security of the system, provide a 45-day timeframe...
Foley Hoag LLP
Great article in the Wall Street Journal this week (paywall), on the history of passwords and password management.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The New Jersey legislature recently passed a bill that places restrictions on retailers' ability to collect and use personal information gleaned from driver's licenses.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
More and more often, the organizers of conferences, trade shows and events are taking advantage of beacon technology to track attendees' movement throughout their conventions' ...
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
In the age where toys can happily entertain kids by talking to them, the few precious moments those toys buy parents may not be without risk.
Poyner Spruill LLP
In Packingham v. North Carolina, 137 S. Ct. 1730, 1735 (U.S. 2017) the Supreme Court of the United States held that N.C.G.S. § 14-202.5, a North Carolina statute that barred registered sex offenders from websites such as Facebook and LinkedIn was unconstitutional.
BakerHostetler
Nevada recently became the latest state to pass a law requiring operators of websites and online services to post a public notice regarding their privacy practices.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Congress established the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force in the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 to address the challenges the health care industry faces when securing and protecting itself against cybersecurity incidents.
Reed Smith
In the past few years, we have seen an uptick in agencies beginning to focus on the cybersecurity readiness and response of organizations subject to their jurisdiction.
Proskauer Rose LLP
We previously reported on the FCC's 2016 Privacy Order, "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services" impacting Internet service providers' data privacy practices and ...
Reed Smith
Three bipartisan Senate bills are up for consideration in Congress that would attempt to modernize the legal standards under which the U.S. government can access communications electronically stored by email service providers and cloud computing companies.
Sedgwick LLP
The latest development with respect to privacy policies involves amendments to existing legislation governing state statutes governing the security of personal information for website operators and online service providers.
WilmerHale
On June 12, 2017, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed into law SB 538 ("Nevada SB 538"), which requires operators of websites and online services to provide notice to Nevada residents of their practices relating to the collection and disclosure of personally identifiable information.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
If you are a retailer with locations in New Jersey, you will need to review your procedures in anticipation of a new law effective October 1, 2017.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The European Parliament's Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee visited Washington in the last week of July, not for a summer holiday, but to discuss the upcoming Privacy Shield review...
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Stites & Harbison PLLC
In a single day in May 2017, a powerful new ransomware program known as "WannaCry" infected hundreds of thousands of computers across at least 74 countries.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Employers are increasingly using biometric data such as facial characteristics, hand geometry, retina/iris scans, fingerprints and voiceprints in the workplace.
Day Pitney LLP
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) does not provide for a private right of action allowing affected individuals to sue to enforce its provisions.
Foley Hoag LLP
Did someone steal your tax return? You are not alone.
Anderson Kill
Over the past five years, companies have become conversant with a broad range of cyberthreats.
Jones Day
Stakeholders have until August 21, 2017, to direct comments on the draft guidance to FDA.
Orrick
Global companies face stricter rules on employee data privacy, in particular when using social media and internal monitoring tools.
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
You spent valuable time and resources crafting a cybersecurity breach action plan. You've assembled a multidisciplinary response team.
Proskauer Rose LLP
We previously reported on the FCC's 2016 Privacy Order, "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services" impacting Internet service providers' data privacy practices and ...
Day Pitney LLP
An August 3 article in Bloomberg BNA's Privacy Law Watch, "DNA Testing Company Shakes Alaska Privacy Claims," discussed the decision by an Alaska federal court in Cole v. Gene by Gene Ltd. to reject the attempt by a group of customers to sue a genetic testing kit company in a class action. Day Pitney's Eric Fader was quoted in the article.
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