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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The European Commission's January 2017 Communication on Building an European Data Economy proposes a principle of free movement of data within the EU.
Carlton Fields
If a breach affecting 500 or more individuals occurs, the covered entity or business associate must report the breach to OCR as soon as possible...
Reed Smith
A class action lawsuit was recently filed against Darden Restaurants, Inc. ("Darden"), alleging that Darden violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act ("FACTA").
Proskauer Rose LLP
In a world in which terrorism knows no borders, those facts are further magnified in the context of the internet age. Relevant electronic data can be stored almost anywhere, in multiple places...
Proskauer Rose LLP
We have been writing about the biometric privacy legal landscape, which has thus far been dominated by the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The settlement represents the largest multi-state data breach settlement to date, although, unfortunately, it is almost certainly only a matter of time before it is eclipsed.
Jones Day
On March 1, the SEC proposed amendments to improve the quality and accessibility of data submitted by public companies and mutual funds using eXtensible Business Reporting Language ("XBRL").
Jones Day
On March 15, the director of the FAA Office of Unmanned Aircraft Systems testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation that the FAA has no rules in place regarding ...
Bryan Cave LLP
Organizations are not, generally, required to offer services to consumers whose information was involved in a breach.
Womble Carlyle
The 13th Academic Medical Center Security & Privacy Conference brought together compliance, security and operational management professionals to discuss pressing issues related to privacy...
Foley & Lardner
In an order dated June 2, 2017, the Canadian government indefinitely suspended a key provision in Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL), which was set to take effect on July 1, 2017.
Jones Day
In April, the FTC approved a final consent decree with digital advertising technology company Turn.
Jones Day
On April 14, the FTC approved final orders with three companies regarding allegations that they deceived consumers by misrepresenting their participation in the Asia-Pacific Cooperation Cross-Border...
Jones Day
As part of the new order, the company must pay $500,000 and implement the remedial measures prescribed in the 2012 order.
Jones Day
On April 20, in response to a Jones Day moderator at the 2017 IAPP Global Privacy Summit, the SEC's Acting Enforcement Director commented on the absence of SEC actions against public...
Jones Day
On March 31, the Office of U.S. Trade Representative released its annual report analyzing how barriers to trade have played out in dozens of foreign countries.
Jones Day
On March 21, 2017, the New York Attorney General's Office announced that it received 1,300 reported data breaches in 2016—a 60 percent increase from the number received in 2015.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 23, state attorneys general from 47 states and the District of Columbia announced a settlement agreement with Target Corporation to resolve the states' investigation into the company's 2013 data breach.
Baker Newman Noyes
Among the many surprises noted in the Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report for 2017, we note that password compromises have now overtaken personal data breaches in the frequency of data compromise.
BakerHostetler
In our 2017 Data Security Incident Response Report, we found that of the 450+ incidents we worked on last year...
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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.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In the wake of the promulgation of new cybersecurity regulations by New York State's Department of Financial Services, Colorado has proposed cybersecurity regulations for broker-dealers, investment advisers and other fund managers in the ever-changing privacy landscape.
Day Pitney LLP
A June 1 article, "Blue Cross Exec Tests HIPAA By Describing $12M Patient," in Law360 provides an analysis of a recent incident in which a Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield executive made a public comment about a patient who has accrued $12 million in annual medical bills.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The settlement represents the largest multi-state data breach settlement to date, although, unfortunately, it is almost certainly only a matter of time before it is eclipsed.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party has adopted Opinion 01/2017 on the Proposed Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On May 25, 2018, a short 12 months from now, employers must be in full compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) for EU human resources data.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 23, state attorneys general from 47 states and the District of Columbia announced a settlement agreement with Target Corporation to resolve the states' investigation into the company's 2013 data breach.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a sweeping privacy and data protection regulation in the EU and will be enforced from May 25, 2018, replacing Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC.
BakerHostetler
In our 2017 BakerHostetler Data Security Incident Response Report, we addressed the increasingly ubiquitous scourge of ransomware, one of the fastest-growing types of malware causing data security incidents.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The WannaCry ransomware attack was first reported on Friday, May 12.
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