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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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