Poyner Spruill LLP
It's coming. The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on May 25, 2018.
The guide, which is directed at data controllers, discusses due diligence requirements for transfers to Privacy Shield certified organizations, including certification verification...
On October 5, the European Network and Information Security Agency issued its annual report providing an aggregated analysis of the reports of significant outage incidents across the EU in 2015.
The Opinion addresses how concentration in digital markets might harm the interests of individuals as data subjects and consumers.
On September 30, the Article 29 Working Party issued a report on a July Fablab workshop focused on operational and practical issues of the General Data Protection Regulation.
On October 19, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") issued a decision recognizing that a website visitor's dynamic internet protocol ("IP") address constitutes personal data.
Mobile device manufacturers and software providers should remain vigilant of the firmware in their devices and provide proper notice to consumers before collecting customer data.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
An attempt to impose liability on corporate officers and directors for data breach-related losses has once again failed.
Becerra was first elected to the House in 1992 and has also served as deputy attorney general for California.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed a brief this week intervening in a federal lawsuit between a subscriber of Consumer Reports magazine and publisher Consumers Union of the United States...
Today OCR issued another alert relating to the phishing email campaign and has shared that the phishing email originates from the email address OSOCRAudit@hhs-gov.us...
It was about time for data breach defendants to get a win. The District Court for the Northern District of Illinois delivered one to Barnes & Noble in its long-running class action...
Thompson Coburn LLP
In November 2016, the Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit stayed a Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") Final Order enforcing a complaint against LabMD related to the exposure of customer data.
Foley Hoag LLP
As part of the ongoing HHS OCR HIPAA audit initiative, it is conducting "HIPAA desk audits."
On November 8, 2016, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism issued Decree 1759 of 2016, which extends the registration deadline in the National Registry of Databases.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Federal enforcement agencies are increasingly focusing on HIPAA breaches which involve mishandling of PHI by telecommuters.
The Michigan attorney general intervened November 22 in a suit brought under a Michigan privacy law, making it one of the first times a state attorney general has weighed in on a case involving data use.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The FCC adopted an Order requiring broadband Internet service providers and all other telecommunications carriers providing telecommunications services to take greater steps to protect the privacy...
On September 26, the House of Representatives passed the Cyber Preparedness Act to improve cyber-threat information-sharing and coordination between federal, state, and local authorities.
On September 27, members of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee discussed the FTC's regulatory powers as applied to emerging data security issues.