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BeesMont Law Limited
T he Personal Information Protection Act 2016 (PIPA) is due to come fully into force in late summer 2018 and is intended to establish a bespoke privacy framework for the protection of personal information...
Cassels Brock
Last Thursday, Equifax reported a data breach, which may have affected up to 143 million consumers in the United States.
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.
iGlobal Law
The EU's Article 29 Data Protection Working Party recently published a further Opinion, which brings its data protection thinking up to date with the technological developments that have occurred in the processing of employee data at work.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The latest in the series of blogs from the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) looks at some of the myths around data breach reporting under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
Cloud computing is not exactly new. It has been on the radar of efficiency and cost-minded businesses of all sizes for some time, but law firms have been slower to jump on board...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
By now, you've probably heard that over 143 million records containing highly sensitive personal information have been compromised in the Equifax data breach.
Jones Day
On August 29, the FTC announced a settlement with a tax preparation service for violations of the Safeguards Rule and Privacy Rule under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act ("GLBA").
Jones Day
On August 9, a coalition of 33 state Attorneys General announced a $5.5 million settlement with a major national insurance company and a subsidiary for a 2012 data breach that resulted in the loss...
Jones Day
On August 3, a large classified advertising company filed a stipulated judgment of $31 million to settle and release claims against a used-car listing service that scraped contact information...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
OCR recently published a bulletin during Hurricane Harvey discussing how the HIPAA Privacy Rule applies to sharing protected health information (PHI) during natural disasters.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As data breaches dominate national headlines it remains important as ever for businesses to invest in security and to be ready to respond if a breach occurs.
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...
Sidley Austin LLP
The EU Commission, through a joint statement on 4 July 2017 by Vera Jourova, EU Commissioner for Justice, and Haruchi Kumazawa, a Commissioner of Japan's Personal Information Protection Commission, announced that the process is underway to provide Japan an EU adequacy decision on international data transfers by early 2018
BakerHostetler
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.
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New amendments will require organisations to take prompt action on suspected data breaches or face substantial fines.
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On 1 August 2017, employees of a Wisconsin-based technology company enjoyed a "Chip Party" – but not the salty kind.
Stacks Law Firm
Laws applying to drones include breaches of privacy, flying in populated areas and the risk to other aviation activities.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
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Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Entities affected by the mandatory data breach notification scheme should assess any internal risk policies and coverage.
K&L Gates
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Madgwicks
This article examines recording devices in the workplace within the various employment, privacy and surveillance laws.
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