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New York Expands Data Breach Obligations For Credit Reporting Agencies
Additionally, the credit reporting agency must inform consumers how to request a security freeze.
United States
19 Aug 2019
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New York Amends Its Data Breach Notification Law
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act, Senate Bill 5575B/Assembly Bill 5635B.
United States
15 Aug 2019
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CCPA's Final Requirements In Flux, With Six Months To Go To Comply - Part 3 Of 3: Trends And Planning – What It All Means
Although the pending legislation makes the final requirements of the CCPA difficult to predict until the end of the legislative session in September, a clear trend is apparent.
United States
17 Jul 2019
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New Jersey Enacts Legislation To Expand Disclosure Of Online Data Breaches
On May 10, 2019, New Jersey enacted Senate Bill 52 (SB 52). This bill, which will take effect on September 1, 2019, will require disclosure of data breaches that impact usernames, email addresses, ...
United States
18 Jun 2019
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CCPA's Final Requirements In Flux, With Six Months To Go To Comply - Part 1 Of 3: Where Does The Law Stand Now?
On June 28, 2018, the state of California enacted and then-Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) into law.
United States
14 Jun 2019
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Maryland Amends Data Breach Notification Law To Improve Incident Response
On April 30, 2019, Maryland enacted an amendment to Maryland's Personal Information Protection Act (Md. Code Ann. § 14-3504), which becomes effective on October 1, 2019.
United States
30 May 2019
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Legislative Alert: Updates To Washington Breach Notification Statute Expected
Washington State will soon pass a law that will overhaul its data breach notification requirements, beginning in March 2020.
United States
23 May 2019
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Utah Requires Warrant For Law Enforcement Access To Certain Types Of Data
On March 27, 2019, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed House Bill (HB) 57 – known as the Electronic Information or Data Privacy Act – into law, making Utah the first state to protect information that individuals have...
United States
29 Apr 2019
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Virginia & Utah Amend Data Breach Statutes
On March 18, 2019, the commonwealth of Virginia enacted House Bill (HB) 2396, amending the commonwealth's data breach notification statute.
United States
26 Apr 2019
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The Financial Fraud Kill Chain: Combatting Fraudulent Money Transfers
Businesses are constantly targeted by criminals attempting to gain access to information that will allow them to fraudulently divert wire transfers.
United States
3 Apr 2019
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Illinois Expands The Definition Of "Injury" Under The Biometric Information Privacy Act
The Illinois Supreme Court held that Six Flags' failure to obtain consent was more than a mere technicality and posed a real and significant injury to the plaintiff, establishing standing.
United States
11 Mar 2019
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HIPAA Breach Reporting: Focus On Remediation In Responding To An HHS/OCR Investigation
Last year was another banner year for HIPAA data breaches reported to the Department of Human Services Office of Civil Rights (HHS/OCR), and the reporting period hasn't yet closed,
United States
5 Mar 2019
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Pennsylvania Employers Now Have An Obligation To Protect Employees' Electronically Stored Information
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in Dittman v. UPMC (196 A.3d 1036), ruled that employers have a have a legal duty to exercise reasonable care ...
United States
23 Jan 2019
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Identity Theft: The Crime Of The New Millennium - Tips For Prevention And Recovery
Twenty years ago, as I was working with the FBI and the Secret Service in prosecuting large identity theft rings – often associated with data breaches
United States
23 Jan 2019
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Ransomware: Recommendations For Preparation And Response
The response to an encryption attack can be very difficult. Encrypted critical data usually places a business in a crisis with no ability – or an extremely limited ability – to conduct basic operations.
United States
10 Jan 2019
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Cybersecurity Resolutions For 2019
A new year is upon us, which means people across the world will resolve to exercise more, eat healthier, eliminate financial debt and, most importantly, enhance their cybersecurity over the coming year. Good luck to all in their annual quest!
United States
7 Jan 2019
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New Canadian Data Breach Notification Requirements Take Effect As PIPEDA Amendments Come Into Force
On November 1, 2018, the long-awaited amendments to Canada's main federal data privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), take effect.
United States
6 Nov 2018
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Congress Amends FCRA, Eliminates Credit Freeze Fees For Identity Fraud Cases
Under the recent amendments to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) passed by Congress, as of September 21, 2018, consumer credit reporting agencies can no longer charge fees for consumers to place or lift credit freezes on their credit file.
United States
5 Nov 2018
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American Bar Association Issues Data Breach Guidance
On October 17, 2018, the American Bar Association (ABA) released Formal Opinion 483 (the Opinion) which formally recognized that lawyers have an ethical duty to notify clients ...
United States
25 Oct 2018
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