Mondaq USA: Privacy
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In October 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in case C-362/14 Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner (reported on here) declared the Safe Harbour scheme invalid.
WilmerHale
In their initial reaction to the decision, European data protection authorities had announced increased scrutiny and enforcement actions starting February 1, 2016.
Jones Day
On February 9, 2016, President Obama issued an executive order to establish a Federal Privacy Council as the "principal interagency forum" for improving the federal government's privacy practices.
Holland & Knight
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Lawyer Kaylee Cox suggests four essential elements to consider when selecting a cybersecurity firm for your business.
Davis & Gilbert
The European Commission's Data Protection Directive requires that countries to which the personal data of EU residents are transferred maintain adequate standards for data protection.
Holland & Knight
The efforts build upon the President's various Cybersecurity Executive Orders and Presidential Policy Directives issued during the course of his Administration.
Orrick
As new legislation aimed at facilitating greater cybersecurity information sharing between private industry and government takes effect...
Foley Hoag LLP
In response to the announcement of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, the Article 29 Working Party issued its own statement...
Reed Smith
The Biometrics Institute aims to encourage the responsible use and development of biometrics and privacy protection.
Butler Snow LLP
2016 will be another important year in cybersecurity and data privacy, with regulators and the courts continuing to confront difficult issues...
BakerHostetler
Just before 7:30 a.m. Pacific time, the news broke that negotiators had reached a "political agreement" on a new data transfer framework.
Ropes & Gray LLP
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.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Since October 6, 2015, when the European Court of Justice held that the longstanding United States – European Union Safe Harbor Framework was invalid...
Mayer Brown
Cybersecurity and data privacy were top priority issues in 2015 for companies in a broad range of industries.
BakerHostetler
The connectivity necessary for providing the features offered by Connected Cars may pose privacy and security dangers and vulnerabilities.
Foley Hoag LLP
What follows below is the EU's press release regarding the agreement on a replacement for the EU-US Safe Harbor.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The Safe Harbor agreement between the European Union and the United States permitted American businesses to import personal data of EU citizens based on self-certification of compliance with EU data protection laws.
Jones Day
2016年2月2日、EUと米国は、EUから米国にデータを移転するための法的根拠を与える新たな"セーフ・ハーバー2.0"について合意に達しました。
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The European Commission announced yesterday that the EU and the U.S. have agreed to a deal to allow U.S. businesses to transfer personal data to and from the EU.
Foley & Lardner
The tentative agreement on the Privacy Shield is currently pending review and approval by the Article 29 Working Party, composed of representatives from the national data protection authorities of the 28 EU member states.
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Troutman Sanders LLP
Since 2014, the Department of Homeland Security has been conducting tests on U.S. companies as part of a program aimed at decreasing the United States' overall susceptibility to cyber threats and impacts.
Littler Mendelson
The European Union's (EU) new data protection framework, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (the "Regulation"), is, at bottom, a response to the astonishing evolution in online commerce.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Cybersecurity experts recently shared their security predictions for 2016, warning of likely cyber antics surrounding the upcoming U.S. presidential election...
Thompson Coburn LLP
It comes as no surprise that virtually every postsecondary administrator is familiar with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99).
Thompson Coburn LLP
Under standard cyber security/network security/privacy liability insurance policies (otherwise known as cyber risk insurance), are insureds covered for reasonably incurred costs to mitigate or avoid harm...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
We now live in an age where household items like refrigerators have Internet-connected LCD screens and privacy experts talk about the so-called "Internet of Things."
BakerHostetler
The connectivity necessary for providing the features offered by Connected Cars may pose privacy and security dangers and vulnerabilities.
Foley Hoag LLP
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 (The "Act"), legislation designed to combat online threats to the federal government, state and local governments...
Foley Hoag LLP
What follows below is the EU's press release regarding the agreement on a replacement for the EU-US Safe Harbor.
Orrick
In a landmark decision on January 12, 2016, the CEDH (European Court of Human Rights), ruled that employers have the right to read their employees private emails sent during working hours...
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