Mondaq USA: Privacy
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The Financial Services Roundtable issued an open letter requesting legislation that encourages financial institutions to share information about data security threats.
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The California Attorney General's Office recently issued a set of guidelines, titled "Making Your Privacy Practices Public".
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Consumers frequently reveal personal information about themselves through a variety of daily online and offline activities.
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Consumers and privacy advocates are becoming concerned about privacy violations that may result from the "Internet of things", and cars are part of the IoT infrastructure.
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The FCC is seeking comment on whether it should take further steps to ensure that the communications industry is sufficiently prepared for cybersecurity threats.
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New York Attorney General Releases Report On Rise Of Data Breaches In a July 15 report entitled "Historical Examination of Data Breaches in New York State".
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The National Telecommunications and Information Administration announced that it is leading a review of a consumer privacy rights proposal unveiled by the White House.
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On May 21, the National Institute of Standards and Technology issued a summary of the workshop previously held on April 9–10.
In October 2012, the California attorney general's new Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit mailed an unusual letter to Delta Air Lines.
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On July 1, 2014, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed into law Delaware House Bill 295, which amends Section 6 of the Delaware Code relating to trade and commerce.
Scott & Scott LLP
Software auditors such as KPMG, Deloitte and PriceWaterhouseCoopers like to have things their way.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
It has been reported that the U.S. House will vote today on a series of four cybersecurity bills.
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The GAO issued a report finding that 24 agencies need to improve cyberattack response as the threat of breaches increases.
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Efforts to address cybersecurity in the maritime port environment have been "limited" and generally have not identified or addressed potential maritime cyber-related threats.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
These settlements serve as a reminder to companies that failure to update membership with a safe harbor program can result in civil penalties.
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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler urged the private sector to be more proactive in addressing increasing cybersecurity threats.
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Commissioner Luis Aguilar from the SEC said that corporate boards must ensure that cybersecurity preparedness is a critical part of their risk oversight responsibilities.
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The Obama administration has concluded that existing regulatory laws and voluntary efforts are sufficient to address cybersecurity threats.
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AGs are being urged to take action, either on their own, or in concert with the FTC, on key cutting edge privacy issues.
The large-scale data breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus and eBay are only three of the most visible examples of the growing importance of privacy and data security to the payments system.
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Plaintiffs frequently sue businesses in class actions for violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, 47 U.S.C. § 227 (the "TCPA").
Although HIPAA does not create a private cause of action, a recent Indiana Superior Court jury verdict indicates that HIPAA could still play an important role in private causes of action in state court based on negligence and professional liability as it relates to confidentiality.
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CASL was passed into law on December 15, 2010, over vigorous objection by various business interests, and became effective on July 1, 2014.
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Recent events have demonstrated that this close scrutiny should also be applied to computer reconfigurations and other IT system changes.
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No business is safe from privacy breaches and cyber attacks, and hackers grow more sophisticated each day.
Over the last months, we have traced the Board’s and Administrative Law Judges’ rulings on the legality of handbook rules and conduct in the workplace.
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The American Bar Association Health Law Section’s July 2014 eSource publication includes an article by Dianne Bourque, Kimberly Gold, and me that provides examples of how risk assessments under the Breach Notification Rule have changed since the HIPAA Omnibus Rule went into effect in September 2013.
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In December 2013, a U.S. national retail store announced that credit and debit card data for more than 40 million consumers may have been compromised.
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Elizabeth G. Litten was quoted in the DataGuidance article, "‘Unique’ HIPAA Violation Results in $800,000 Settlement."
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Several US states have recently passed or proposed new or amended data breach notification laws, making a total of 47 states that now have laws requiring businesses to notify individuals when data security breaches compromise their personal information.
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