Mondaq USA: Privacy
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The requirement that there be a contract between data controllers and their data processors is not itself new.
Poyner Spruill LLP
As data breaches go, they don't get much bigger than this.
Jones Day
The settlement, which includes a judgment for $104 million, is suspended based on defendants' inability to pay.
Jones Day
On July 25, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights unveiled a revised web tool that identifies recent breaches of health information and educates the industry...
Proskauer Rose LLP
This week's Apple X announcement was not more than a few hours old, and the questions began to come in. Apple's introduction of Face ID facial recognition on its new phone...
Jones Day
On June 26, a medical equipment company revealed that it suffered a breach of its network server, affecting patient health information of approximately 550,000 current and past customers, ...
Foley Hoag LLP
As we previously said, the Equifax breach affects approximately 143 million Americans. While the hackers stole data that includes addresses, birth dates, full names and Social Security numbers...
Jones Day
On July 27, the FTC approved changes to a private compliance and data security company's self-regulatory guidelines regarding children's privacy.
Jones Day
On July 21, the FTC began publishing a series of blog posts using hypothetical examples to inform businesses on reasonable best practices to protect and secure consumer data.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Illinois has recently enacted new laws enhancing rights and obligations related to privacy. Companies active in Illinois or collecting information from Illinois residents need to evaluate how these laws may apply to them.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
When the topic of data privacy and cyber security comes up, most people automatically think of data breaches, especially given the high-profile nature of so many of them
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
As organizations move towards the efficiencies of a "paperless office," the very same internet-facing technologies that help create a more efficient and productive workplace can also greatly increase ....
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The need to protect patient information from unauthorized disclosure is nothing new for healthcare providers. However, healthcare providers cannot adequately protect the security and integrity of their patients' information ...
Day Pitney LLP
Equifax, one of the three major credit-reporting agencies, recently reported a breach of its security.
K&L Gates
Equifax has joined Yahoo on the podium for the award no one wants: suffering one of the largest data breaches in history.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The market for internet-connected devices (often referred to as the Internet of Things, or IoT) is growing rapidly.
Foley Hoag LLP
A Massachusets court recently held that a defendant cannot be compelled to provide a cell phone PIN number to a cell phone that is seized in an arrest, because doing so would be self-incriminating.
Foley Hoag LLP
As we have noted before in this space, states have begun going through the process of amending their data breach notification laws.
On September 8, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced enforcement actions against three companies alleged to have falsely claimed participation in the EU-U.S.
Foley & Lardner
According to Equifax's notification to individuals, it learned of the event on July 29, 2017.
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Hotels rely on third-party vendors to help run their properties efficiently, and often must give them access to sensitive guest data.
Reed Smith
On August 17, 2017, Delaware Governor John Carney signed into law House Substitute 1 for House Bill 180, making the first significant amendment to Delaware's data breach notification law since 2005.
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.
Foley Hoag LLP
What happens when state and local governments respond to significant data breaches?
Day Pitney LLP
An August 17 article in Bloomberg BNA's Privacy Law Watch and other publications, "Wellmark's Iowa ACA Exchange Exit Prompts Civil Rights Complaint," discussed an administrative complaint filed with the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) by three groups representing hemophiliacs. Day Pitney's Eric Fader was quoted in the article.
Day Pitney LLP
An August 21 article in Bloomberg BNA's Medical Devices Law & Industry Report and other publications, "Cyber Risks Mounting for Networked Medical Devices," discussed how recent cyberattacks that hit hospitals and pharmaceutical companies have spotlighted the risks of using medical devices that connect to the internet and transmit sensitive personal data.
Littler Mendelson
The EU'sGDPR, while designed primarily to update current law to address the digital economy, will impact every aspect of the employment relationship, including the processing of payroll for all employees located in the EU.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On August 15, Uber Technologies, Inc. ("Uber") reached an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") to settle allegations that the company deceived consumers by misrepresenting its security and employee access practices for personal consumer information, including such information stored in the cloud.
Foley Hoag LLP
The clock is ticking: on May 25, 2018, in less than a year from now, the General Data Protection Regulation ("the GDPR") will apply in all Member States of the European Union ("EU") and will replace...
Carlton Fields
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Cybersecurity (EX) Working Group (Cybersecurity WG) approved Version 6 (Finalized) of its Insurance Data Security Model Law (Model) on August 7 at the NAIC Summer 2017 National Meeting in Philadelphia.
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