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Foley Hoag LLP
Emmanuel Macron won France's presidential election in a landslide.
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
The digital age has ushered in a multitude of location mechanisms, triggered by the tap of a fingertip on a communication device.
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.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On June 5, the Supreme Court agreed to review a case addressing an individual's expectation of privacy in his or her historical cellphone location records.
Jones Day
On April 24, the HHS publicized a $2.5 million settlement with a wireless health services provider, CardioNet, relating to the disclosure of unsecured patient health information stored on two stolen laptops.
Bryan Cave LLP
Organizations are not, generally, required to offer services to consumers whose information was involved in a breach.
Effective July 23, 2017, Washington will join Illinois and Texas as the third U.S. state to impose statutory restrictions on how businesses collect...
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.
Foley & Lardner
We live in a world of "leaking" information and the automotive industry is not immune.
Jones Day
In April, the FTC approved a final consent decree with digital advertising technology company Turn.
Jones Day
On April 19, the FTC sought comment regarding a private compliance and data security company's proposed change to its self-regulatory guidelines regarding children's privacy.
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...
Butler Snow LLP
Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram recently updated their privacy policies to protect users from social media surveillance. These updates could lead an industry-wide trend in restricting...
Day Pitney LLP
A June 12 article in Bloomberg BNA's Privacy Law Watch and other publications, "HHS Offers Health-Care Companies Cyberattack Response Checklist," reported that the Department of Health and...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Even though Washington passed its own biometric privacy law last month, and other states are currently debating their own bills, Illinois's Biometric Information Privacy Act is still the crux of biometric...
Troutman Sanders LLP
However, in 2016, independent researchers found that Safetech's Bluetooth-enabled locks transmitted passwords between the locks and the user's smartphone in plain text without encryption...
Reed Smith
As courts continue to grapple with close calls on standing following the U.S. Supreme Court's seminal decision in Spokeo v. Robins, another court has given defendants a win for intangible...
Womble Carlyle
Our previous alert regarding changes to Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation ("CASL") previewed two important changes that were to come into effect as of July 1, 2017:
Thompson Coburn LLP
Americans' privacy is protected on the Internet and mobile apps by a classic disclosure system — we expect those who collect, use, and transfer data to disclose their practices.
Reed Smith
Nearly every state in the United States requires notification when certain personal information is lost, stolen, or misused
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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.
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
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.
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.
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
Holland & Knight
BIPA became effective in 2008 and requires that a collector of biometric data satisfy several preconditions before collecting this data.
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