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K&L Gates
On September 13 the European Commission ("Commission" or "EC") issued a proposal for a new Regulation on a framework for the free flow of non-personal data in the EU.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Uber failed consumers in two key ways: First by misrepresenting the extent to which it monitored its employees' access to personal information about users and drivers...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Earlier this month, an appellate panel of the federal DC Circuit unanimously held that individuals affected by a healthcare insurer's data breach in 2014 could pursue claims against the insurer stemming from the cyberattack.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Recently, the Electronic Privacy Information Center ("EPIC") asked the FTC to begin an investigation into a Google program called " Store Sales Management."
Womble Carlyle
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Privacy + Security Forum is a can't-miss event for professionals in the cybersecurity field, and this year, Womble Carlyle's Allen O'Rourke and Marty Stern will be among the thought leaders sharing insights at the forum.
Jones Day
On July 21, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bill to restrict how retailers collect and use consumers' personal information stored on identity cards.
Jones Day
The amendment becomes effective on April 14, 2018.
Jones Day
On June 16, New Mexico's data breach notification law became effective, leaving Alabama and South Dakota as the only states without such laws.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Although the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act has been the law in Illinois since 2008...
Jones Day
In light of recent high-profile breaches of highly sensitive data, this is a good time to remind individuals of how to protect their identity and credit information.
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.
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
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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.
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.
Littler Mendelson
With summer holidays over and only eight months remaining in the two-year enforcement grace period, U.S. multinational employers and their EU subsidiaries have little time to spare before starting to address compliance ...
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.
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...
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.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
For the first time since 2005, Delaware has amended its data breach notification law (DE Code Tit. 6, 12B-101-104).
Foley Hoag LLP
This is the second post in a three-part series designed to provide a summary of some of the GDPR features that are likely to have the most substantial impact on healthcare/life science related businesses.
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 ...
Sidley Austin LLP
Governor John Carney signed Delaware's updated breach notification law on August 17, 2017
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