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Internet-Of-Things Security Standards: Will States Follow California's Lead Or Look Across The Pond For Further Guidance?
In September 2018, California passed SB-327, the first Internet of Things (IoT) security law addressing growing concerns over cybersecurity ...
United States
14 Dec 2018
Formal Opinion 483: ABA's New Breach Notification Obligations For Lawyers And Law Firms
Data breaches and cyberattacks are becoming more prevalent and law firms have quickly become attractive targets for hackers due to the sensitive and privileged information firms collect.
United States
6 Nov 2018
U.S. Companies Still Grappling With GDPR
Several months after the European Union's new sweeping privacy law known as the GDPR went into effect on May 25, 2018, U.S. companies are still struggling to understand the implications for their businesses.
United States
15 Aug 2018
Uptick In Australian Data Breach Notifications
Following in the footsteps of numerous countries, including the United States, and the European Union, Australia enacted a mandatory data breach notification law earlier this year.
United States
31 Jul 2018
Canada's New Data Breach Notification Law
For several reasons, 2018 will go down in legal history as the Year of Global Privacy Legislation.
United States
24 Jul 2018
Colorado Considers Expansion Of Its Privacy And Data Breach Regulations
Furthermore, the bill sets forth specific information that must be included within a notification letter.
United States
23 Mar 2018
North Carolina Proposed Data Breach Legislation & Security Breach Report 2017
On January 8, 2018, the State of North Carolina released its Security Breach Report 2017, which highlights a 15 percent increase in breaches since 2016.
United States
31 Jan 2018
Equifax And SEC Breaches Show You Can't Hide From Hackers
Cited as one of the largest incidents of its kind in history, the recent Equifax data breach underscores that every business and individual is vulnerable to theft of sensitive information by unscrupulous hackers.
United States
29 Sep 2017
Delaware Passes Amendment To Data Breach Notification Law
For the first time since 2005, Delaware has amended its data breach notification law (DE Code Tit. 6, 12B-101-104).
United States
4 Sep 2017
New Data Protection Regulations To Reach U.S. Companies
Companies that handle EU citizens' data must be prepared to comply with a sweeping set of data security regulations that go into effect on May 25, 2018.
United States
11 Jul 2017
New York & Colorado Propose "New" Cybersecurity Regulations for Broker-Dealers
In the wake of the promulgation of new cybersecurity regulations by New York State's Department of Financial Services, Colorado has proposed cybersecurity regulations for broker-dealers, investment advisers and other fund managers in the ever-changing privacy landscape.
United States
25 May 2017
Weapons in the Cyber Defense Arsenal
In May 2017, the world experienced an unprecedented global cyberattack that targeted the public and private sectors, including an auto factory in France, dozens of hospitals and health care facilities in the United Kingdom, gas stations in China and banks in Russia.
United States
22 May 2017
Warrant Needed For "Black Box" Data In Florida
In a case of first impression in Florida, a split appellate court in State of Florida v. Charles Wiley Worsham Jr., held that a warrant was necessary before law enforcement could download...
United States
17 May 2017
Recent Updates To State Data Breach Notification Laws In New Mexico, Tennessee, Virginia
With the growing risk of cybersecurity attacks, the landscape of state-specific data breach notification laws continues to evolve.
United States
3 May 2017
New York Cyber Regulations Likely To Result In Increased Claims
The New York State Department of Financial Services recently promulgated cyber regulations for financial institutions that are likely to increase the risks to directors & officers, resulting in an increase in claims.
United States
13 Apr 2017
Managing Your Company's Cybersecurity Risks
Thus, a preliminary program should be crafted to focus on where you can make the biggest impact while minimizing cost increases, in addition to meeting your legal obligations."
United States
16 Feb 2017
Failure To Timely Notify Results In Enforcement Action And Significant Settlement
For the first time, on January 9, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights settled a HIPAA enforcement action based on the untimely reporting of a breach...
United States
13 Jan 2017
Federal Banking Regulators Propose Cyber Risk Management Standards
The proposal sets out the following principles that could dramatically expand the reach of financial industry regulators in the area of cybersecurity risk.
United States
3 Nov 2016
New York Proposes Required Cybersecurity Programs For Financial Institutions
In an unprecedented effort to protect New York State's financial services industry from cyber threats, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a proposed regulation that requires banks, insurance companies...
United States
21 Sep 2016
EU Article 31 Committee Approves EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Program
On April 5, 2016, Wilson Elser released a client alert that outlined the details of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield program, the proposed replacement for the Safe Harbor arrangement for transfers of EU citizens' private data to the United States.
United States
18 Jul 2016
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