Mondaq USA: Privacy
Jones Day
On November 27, the European Parliament's president announced that the next European data protection supervisor ("EDPS") will be Giovanni Buttarelli.
Jones Day
In November, the International Association of Privacy Professionals Europe Data Protection Congress 2014 met in Brussels to discuss major topics in the industry.
Jones Day
On November 28, ENISA issued a first evaluation framework on national cybersecurity strategies ("NCSS") addressed to policy experts and government officials who design, implement, and evaluate NCSS policy.
Jones Day
The study on cryptographic protocols focuses on the current status in cryptographic protocols, covering guidelines regarding protocols required to protect commercial online communications containing personal data.
Jones Day
On November 6, ENISA published a call to candidates for membership to the Permanent Stakeholders' Group, ENISA's advisory body, by January 5, 2015.
Jones Day
The Article 29 Working Party sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation on the likely impacts of the International Air Transport Association' National Distribution Capability project on privacy and data protection.
Jones Day
The Article 29 Working Party adopted an opinion on recent developments on the "internet of things," in which it specifically investigates three areas: wearable computing, quantified self, and home automation-related devices.
Jones Day
On October 2, the European Medicines Agency ("EMA") published a new policy on the proactive disclosure of clinical data submitted by pharmaceutical companies in the context of marketing authorization applications.
Holland & Knight
On Tuesday, the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing entitled "What are the Elements of Sound Data Breach Legislation?"
Holland & Knight
This morning, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a 71-page report on the Internet of Things (IoT).
Foley Hoag LLP
Data privacy and security have never been more top of mind for business than they are right now.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
We spend a fair amount of time warning about third party vendors and the risk that such vendors can pose to sensitive data.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Franchisors should take the following steps in developing their information governance program.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Two recent cases have raised awareness of the risky climate for franchisors in the realm of cybersecurity and privacy compliance.
Fox Rothschild LLP
On January 20, President Obama urged Congress in his State of the Union address to pass legislation he said is needed to combat the evolving threat of cyberattacks.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Cybercrime is not just a problem for large companies and corporations. Small businesses are affected too, but there are steps they can take to protect themselves
Jones Day
In his January 20, 2015, State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama notably focused on privacy and cybersecurity, stressing the urgent need for comprehensive legislation.
Foley & Lardner
With the global economic cost of cybercrime totaling more than $400 billion per year, companies of all sizes across all industries should be thinking about how to better safeguard their data.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As expected in his State of the Union address last night, President Obama made it very clear that cybersecurity is on his agenda for 2015.
Jones Day
On October 30, more than 200 organizations and 400 cybersecurity professionals from 29 European countries tested their readiness to counter cyberattacks...
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As she had done in 2014, Marla Durben Hirsch interviewed my partner Elizabeth Litten and me for her annual Medical Practice Compliance Alert article on compliance trends for the New Year.
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Fox Rothschild LLP
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McGuireWoods LLP
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