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Fifty State Attorneys General Reach Settlement Over Cyber-Incident Disclosure
The Uber settlement is significantly larger than others reached with state attorneys general in recent years.
United States
15 Oct 2018
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Privacy & Cybersecurity Summit (Videos)
The Privacy & Cybersecurity Summit, hosted by Ropes & Gray, brought together legal, compliance and risk management professionals for discussions about the many rapidly evolving technology...
United States
16 Apr 2018
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President Trump's FTC Commissioner Nominees Signal Willingness For Greater Data Security Enforcement Authority
On February 28, 2018, President Trump's four nominees to head the FTC advanced to the Senate for confirmation and now appear poised to assume leadership of an agency grappling with its data security enforcement powers.
United States
2 Mar 2018
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Ninth Circuit Weighs In On Scope of Identifiable Information under VPPA
Other sources of risk in this area remain as well.
United States
28 Dec 2017
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Federal Trade Commission Holds Workshop On "Informational Injury"
For years, the Federal Trade Commission, the primary consumer protection agency in the United States...
United States
22 Dec 2017
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Recent Decision Highlights Viability of Factual Challenges to Standing in Data Breach Cases
Private civil actions against companies that have suffered data security breaches raise a panoply of issues, but none more prevalent or decisive than those relating to injury and damages.
United States
28 Sep 2017
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Don't WannaCry: Ten Questions Boards and Company Management Can Ask in the Wake of Recent Ransomware Attacks
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.
United States
20 May 2017
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Recent Decisions Highlight Legal Risks Associated With Product Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities
Plaintiffs in two product cybersecurity class actions were partially successful in surviving motions to dismiss, continuing the recent trend by plaintiffs and regulatory agencies to expand the pool of defendants in data security litigation.
United States
14 Nov 2016
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Federal Trade Commission Holds Medical Laboratory Liable For Allegedly Unfair Data Security Practices
The Commission's opinion comes after a long and complicated procedural history between the parties.
United States
5 Aug 2016
10
District Court Ruling in FTC v. Amazon Carries Implications For Data Security Breach Cases
The Court's liability ruling also opened up the possibility that Amazon will be required to pay significant monetary relief.
United States
4 Jul 2016
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New York Supreme Court Rules that Merchant Lacks Standing to Sue MasterCard over Data Security Breach Assessments; All Merchants Left in Peril as a Result if MasterCard Unlawfully Imposes Data Breach Assessments
On May 5, the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court for Westchester County dismissed the complaint in Jetro Holdings, LLC v. MasterCard International, Inc., in which Jetro, a leading food service wholesaler, had sued to recover approximately $6 million in fees ...
United States
21 Jun 2016
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PCI SSC Releases Version 3.2 of Data Security Standard
On April 28, 2016, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (the "PCI SSC" or "Council") released a new version of its Data Security Standard ("PCI DSS"), version 3.2.
United States
5 May 2016
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U.S. Supreme Court Affirms Class Certification Based on "Representative Evidence" of Liability and Damages
On March 22, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a 6-2 opinion in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, affirming the certification of a class based on the "representative evidence" of a statistical sample used to establish liability and damages.
United States
4 Apr 2016
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Brings Its First Data Security Enforcement Action
On March 2, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") issued its first ever consent order in a data security matter.
United States
11 Mar 2016
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FTC's Proposed Settlement With Dental Practice Software Provider Marks Latest Data Security Action Against A Product Supplier
On January 5, the FTC reached an agreement with Henry Schein Practice Solutions, Inc. to settle allegations that HSPS misrepresented that its dental practice software provided industry-standard encryption for personal information.
United States
8 Feb 2016
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The FTC's Recent Enforcement Action Against Oracle Further Expands The Growing Pool Of Potential Data Security Defendants
The FTC's enforcement action against Oracle relates to Java SE, which has been installed on over 850 million personal computers.
United States
12 Jan 2016
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Wyndham And FTC Agree To Consent Order Ending Data Security Breach Litigation
In this case, however, Wyndham chose to aggressively defend against the FTCs allegations.
United States
23 Dec 2015
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State Attorneys General Fire Shot Across The Bow At Major Payment Card Brands Over "Chip And PIN" Technology
In short, the letter makes clear the Attorneys General's view that card brands and issuers "share in the responsibility for protecting the personal and financial information of their customers."
United States
7 Dec 2015
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ALJ Dismisses FTC Data Security Claims Against LabMD Due To Lack Of Actual Or Likely Substantial Consumer Harm
This decision could also have implications for private data-security litigation, where, to satisfy federal jurisdictional requirements, plaintiffs without established actual injury must prove that injury is imminent.
United States
25 Nov 2015
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FCC Expands Its Claim Of Data Security Authority With Recent Enforcement Action Against Cox Communications
The FCC's enforcement action relates to an August 2014 breach by a hacker who allegedly used a social engineering plot called pretexting to gain access to Cox's systems.
United States
13 Nov 2015
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