Mondaq USA: Privacy > Data Protection
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 14, 2016, the European Parliament approved the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR" or the "Regulation"), a new regulation that will replace the European Union's ("EU") current data privacy standard.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Last week's massive ransomware attack should serve as a wake-up call that companies across all industries and regions must take the threat of global cyber attacks seriously.
Littler Mendelson
Recent, highly publicized data security incidents highlight the continued vulnerability of corporate information systems.
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).
Troutman Sanders LLP
Hospitals who fell victim to the attack experienced system-wide lockouts, delays to patient care and function loss in connected devices such as MRI scanners and blood storage refrigerators.
BakerHostetler
Early in May, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Whalen v. Michaels Stores, Inc., No. 16-260 (L) (2d Cir. May 2, 2017), affirmed the dismissal of a data breach class action...
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.
Day Pitney LLP
Cyberattacks on healthcare systems are becoming more frequent and increasingly devastating. As demonstrated by the recent crippling ransomware attacks on hospital computers
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.
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.
Holland & Knight
On May 11, 2017, President Trump signed the long anticipated Cybersecurity Executive Order (EO), entitled "Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure."
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").
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In a case of first impression in Florida, a split appellate court in State of Florida v. Charles Wiley Worsham Jr., held that a warrant was necessary before law enforcement could download...
Day Pitney LLP
A May 16 article, "U.K. Hospital Ransomware Attacks Show Need for Software Updates," in Bloomberg BNA's Privacy Law Watch and other publications discussed last week's ransomware attacks that hit hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide and crippled more than 16 British hospitals.
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.
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Pryor Cashman LLP
In their latest article for the New York Law Journal, Todd Soloway, Chair of Pryor Cashman's Hotel + Hospitality Group, and Partner Bryan Mohler evaluate the risks borne by hotel owners...
WilmerHale
On May 11, President Trump signed his long-awaited Executive Order on "Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure."
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
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.
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...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
With the growing risk of cybersecurity attacks, the landscape of state-specific data breach notification laws continues to evolve.
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