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The independent supervisory authority or authorities responsible for monitoring the application of the GDPR would also be responsible for monitoring the application of the Regulation.
Womble Carlyle
On January 11, 2017, the Swiss Federal Council announced that a new framework will govern the transfer of personal data from Switzerland to the US. According to the Federal Council...
Foley Hoag LLP
An Illinois health system has reached a $475,000 settlement over allegations it waited too long to report a data breach, the first time the government has settled over untimely breach notifications.
Holland & Knight
On January 9, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services announced the first HIPAA settlement based on a late breach notice.
Foley & Lardner
While most state data breach notification statutes contain similar components, there are important differences, meaning a one-size-fits-all approach to notification will not suffice.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
December 2016 brought the US government some progress on prosecuting foreign cybercriminals.
Reed Smith
As we enter 2017, 2018 doesn't seem that far away…and with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) due to come into effect from 25 May 2018, organisations are running out of time...
Reed Smith
On January 4, 2017, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ("NIST") published the final version of NIST IR 8062 "An Introduction to Privacy Engineering and Risk management in Federal Systems."
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
For the first time, on January 9, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights settled a HIPAA enforcement action based on the untimely reporting of a breach...
Carlton Fields
One area of concern for data privacy and cybersecurity professionals is the security of the Internet of Things, which refers to the digitally connected smart devices present...
The name and purpose of the personal databases that will be the subject of the international transfer, as well as a description of the processing.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Since September, the Mintz Levin Privacy Webinar Series has focused on the upcoming EU GDPR to help businesses understand the reach and scope of the GDPR...
Mayer Brown
On December 29, 2016, President Obama issued an executive order to authorize several actions in response to cyber activities of the Russian government that were related to the 2016 US election.
On Jan. 3, 2017, the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation announced that it will begin making its data breach notification archive publicly available online.
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
Greaney's book explores the dangers you face when your enemies combine information you've shared publicly with data taken from places you thought were private.
Reed Smith
The FTC settled with online dating website for $1.6 million stemming from FTC and state actions brought against the company as a result of a July 2015 data breach . . .
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In its press release, FINRA explained that WORM format requirements were essential to FINRA's investigative duties.
Amazon's new Dash ordering service is a recent development in bringing the Internet of Things to the home.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Mossack Fonseca. Before April 2016, most of us had never even heard of a Panamanian law firm by that name.
Morgan Lewis
Businesses should take steps to protect usernames, email addresses, passwords, and security questions and answers.
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My company handles a lot of sensitive customer information (medical, financial, biographical) and has relationships with third party service providers that have access to the information...
The McLane Law Firm
Most businesses know (or should know by now) that they must comply with state and federal data security laws and regulations.
Public companies that are proactively working to mitigate "cyber" risks and prepare to respond to potential incidents frequently ask whether a "breach" will lead to litigation, loss of customers...
Carlton Fields
In today's world, as technology costs decrease and personal information becomes more valuable on the black market, data breaches have seemingly joined the ranks of death and taxes as certainties.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Partner Richard Hsu, a CIPP/US/E, CIPT and CIPM Certified Privacy Professional, Global Head of the Intellectual Property Transactions Group and Co-Head of the Privacy & Data Protection practice...
Carlton Fields
On November 14, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) imposed a $650,000 fine against Lincoln Financial Securities Corporation (Lincoln Financial) for its failure to implement adequate...
Fox Rothschild LLP
Mossack Fonseca. Before April 2016, most of us had never even heard of a Panamanian law firm by that name.
Day Pitney LLP
Presence Health, an Illinois health system, reached a $475,000 settlement with the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) for failing to report a data breach...
Foley Hoag LLP
The year ahead promises to be a busy one for those with responsibility for HIPAA compliance, as the OCR, charged with enforcing HIPAA, continues to lean in to compliance initiatives...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
An old saw defines insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. Wendy's shareholders recently flouted that maxim by filing a derivative action...
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