Mondaq USA: Privacy
On November 13, 2015, the chief administrative law judge ("ALJ") handling the Federal Trade Commission's ("FTC" or "Commission") complaint against LabMD Inc. ("LabMD") dismissed the case in its entirety.
Threat intelligence services provide information about the identities, motivations, characteristics, and methods of attackers.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently announced that the agency expects to begin Phase 2 Audits in early 2016.
Fox Rothschild LLP
As regular readers of this blog know, we place a huge premium on being appropriate. And what is more appropriate than following up a Black Friday post with a Cyber Monday post?
Foley Hoag LLP
Today, the Article 29 Working Party (the advisory body on data protection and privacy composed of representatives from the national data protection authorities of all EU Member States
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Cutting-edge research institutions need cutting-edge cybersecurity to protect their IP and critical personal and financial data.
Foley Hoag LLP
On November 19, Foley Hoag and UK Trade & Investment presented a webinar discussing the latest developments following ECJ's decision to invalidate the US-EU Safe Harbor system.
Reed Smith
Exploiting loopholes in Internet users' cookie-blocking settings while claiming to protect them from cookies is a serious and deceitful invasion of privacy, the Third Circuit held November 10.
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) experienced its first defeat in a data security case on Friday, November 13, 2015.
Foley Hoag LLP
The case involves a 2008 incident in which a data security company (Tiversa Holding Co.) discovered a LabMD document containing personal information of 9,300 patients was available on a P2P file sharing network.
Dentons (US)
Technology can be a blessing and a curse for attorneys. While technology enables attorneys to be able to conduct business on the go, it also puts client and firm data at risk.
Proskauer Rose LLP
As we have previously noted, Facebook has been named as a defendant in a number of lawsuits claiming that its facial recognition-based system of photo tagging violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).
Ropes & Gray LLP
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.
Foley & Lardner
Cybersecurity has become, as it should, an extremely important topic on company boards' agendas.
Troutman Sanders LLP
After several high-profile motor vehicle computer hacking incidents, new legislation was introduced on November 5 that would require a study of best cybersecurity and private practices for software-enabled smart cars.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Despite the anti-American sentiments resulting from the Snowden revelations, governments from all over the world have been increasingly demanding data from social media companies.
Mayer Brown
Following up on its promises to "move forward on regulations strengthening cybersecurity standards for banks' third-party vendors" and to "expand its information technology examination procedures to focus more attention on cybersecurity" the New York State Department of Financial Services issued a letter on November 9, 2015, to the Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee.
A forensic investigation by a security firm often does (and should) drive decision-making in response to an incident.
Jones Day
On September 15, the American Bankers Association released instructions to educate consumers on how to use the computer chip embedded in new credit and debit cards.
You know how you wait for ages for a bus to come (well, we do in Europe) and then three come along at once?
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A confluence of events has tested the strength of the Safe Harbor Framework and for now, it is no longer a port in the storm.
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Here's some news for companies that have to comply with the privacy provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA").
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On October 26, 2015, a putative class action lawsuit was filed against TD Bank USA, N.A. ("TD Bank") in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, alleging that the bank violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA").
Blank Rome LLP
Front-page headlines revealing devastating cyber attacks on government agencies and the world's largest companies have become a regular occurrence.
The European Court of Justice's (CJEU) recent decision striking down the EU-US Safe Harbor framework has created significant marketplace uncertainty...
Troutman Sanders LLP
A new putative class action lawsuit has been filed against the hotel chain owned by Donald Trump in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois...
Mayer Brown
A large international corporation is involved in litigation in the United States. It has received discovery requests that necessitate the review and potential disclosure of extensive records located within the European Union (EU).
Mayer Brown
CISA seeks to encourage private-sector companies to voluntarily share information about cybersecurity threats with other private entities and with the federal government, and to take defensive measures against such threats.
Foley Hoag LLP
On October 16, 2015, EU authorities gave the U.S. and European Union until the end of January 2016 6o find a replacement for the former US-EU Safe Harbor regime, or enforcement actions could begin.
Fox Rothschild LLP
You terminate an employee. Before you disable that employee's login password, he downloads sensitive information to take with him. Ideally, that information is encrypted and can't be read on any outside computer.
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