Mondaq USA: Privacy
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As our readers know, we maintain a summary of the US state data breach notification laws, which we refer to as the "Mintz Matrix."
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
There has been so much news swirling in the data privacy and security world in the last few days, that it has been difficult to keep up.
WilmerHale
On April 15, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issued a "Risk Alert" announcing steps being taken by the OCIE to assess cybersecurity preparedness in the securities sector.
BakerHostetler
Iowa recently joined an increasing number of states that require notification of state regulatory authorities following a breach.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As a follow-up to our commentary here on the headline-grabbing Heartbleed bug, I had the opportunity to discuss the subject with Colin O’Keefe of LXBN.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Following a string of high-profile data breaches, new data suggesting that approximately 21.3 million customer accounts have been exposed.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Amy C. Purcell was quoted in the Law360 article, "LinkedIn Ruling Boosts Prospects for Data Breach Plaintiffs."
Blank Rome LLP
Several significant developments in the area of cybersecurity over the past few weeks warrant special attention because of their impact on businesses.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey upheld the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s authority to regulate data security practices.
Jones Day
It seems that every other day we learn about a new data security threat or compromise.
Venable LLP
Since September 11, 2001, Americans have been keenly aware of the need to better protect both people and assets from those who may be intent on doing us harm.
Foley Hoag LLP
Data breach law in the United States might have just become a lot less patchy, but a little more uncertain.
Foley & Lardner
Those office employees who have rolled the dice and sent emails clearly not suitable for work would be glad to know that their email accounts are protected.
BakerHostetler
The recent discovery of the "Heartbleed" online bug has sent shockwaves through the internet, causing companies and individuals alike to question very basic assumptions about cyber security.
BakerHostetler
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear signed H.B. 232 into law, making Kentucky the 47th state to enact data breach notification legislation.
Foley Hoag LLP
Cybersecurity remains a hot topic for regulators, including the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Foley Hoag LLP
Given the timeliness of the subject, the wide impact and the technical nature of the issue, it was warranted to re-post the FTC’s guidance on Heartbleed.
BakerHostetler
SB 1177, the Student Online Privacy Protection Act was recently introduced in the California legislature
Thompson Coburn LLP
Comments to the White House's recent request for comments on "big data" and how it affects Americans were due April 4, but even before all the comments have been reviewed, we can be pretty sure that, as usual, most business comments will run along these lines: (1)
Holland & Knight
Kentucky is now the 47th state with a data breach notification law, a development that should be of interest not only to Kentucky-based entities, but also to entities that do business in Kentucky and have personal information about its residents
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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.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Employers find it increasingly difficult to balance the competing interests of an employee's privacy against the employer's security in relation to the evolution of technology and social media usage.
Littler Mendelson
The regulations known as the HIPAA/HITECH Omnibus Final Rule went into effect in late March 2013, with a 180-day safe harbor compliance period that ends on September 23, 2013, two weeks from today.
McGuireWoods LLP
No business is safe from privacy breaches and cyber attacks, and hackers grow more sophisticated each day.
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
From every angle, social media is anathema to privacy.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Plaintiffs frequently sue businesses in class actions for violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, 47 U.S.C. § 227 (the "TCPA").
Jones Day
The European Parliament resoundingly voted for the EU General Data Protection Regulation proposed by the EU Commission on January 25, 2012.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
A federal judge in the Southern District of Florida approved a $3 million data breach class action settlement agreement between AvMed, Inc. and plaintiffs.
Reed Smith
Last week, congressional leaders in Washington continued with their focus on the safety of the U.S. payments system in the aftermath of the massive retailer breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus and others.
Littler Mendelson
As privacy professionals know too well, organizations that handle personal information, especially personal information that can trigger security breach notification obligations, have an overwhelming need to screen out untrustworthy applicants from positions that permit access to such data.
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