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Torys LLP
On April 8, 2014, the Canadian Government introduced the Digital Privacy Act in the Senate.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
By now you will have read a lot about the new Digital Privacy Act Bill S-4 introduced in the Senate on April 8th, 2014.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The Court of Justice of the European Union issued a landmark decision on 8 April 2014.
Van Bael & Bellis
The European Commission adopted an opinion providing guidance on law enforcement measures that may interfere with the right to protection of personal data.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The Dutch Data Protection Authority has published its annual report for 2013 and its agenda and priorities for 2014.
Reed Smith
At the end of March, the EU’s Article 29 Working Party adopted an opinion on Personal Data Breach Notification (the Opinion).
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
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The FTC has the authority to regulate data security and bring claims against companies suffering data breaches due to inadequate cybersecurity safeguards.
Holland & Knight
The FTC has responded to three applications for new methods for obtaining parental consent under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule.
Holland & Knight
Entities affected by the federal HIPAA privacy and security regulations are running out of excuses for not having a robust HIPAA compliance program.
McDermott Will & Emery
Heartbleed has been all over the news, and companies have been scrambling to respond.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Last week was certainly the "week of the Heartbleed."
McGuireWoods LLP
Since the mid- to late 1990s, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been the leading federal regulator in the field of data privacy and security.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
If the President of the United States calls something "one of the gravest national security dangers that the United States faces," pay attention.
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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.
In this Alert, we discuss the implications that changes to privacy law will have on agencies and organisations.
Singh & Associates
Due to immense increase in the use of Internet and dependency of individuals in every field, a number of new crimes related to Computer and other gadgets based on internet have evolved in the society.
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.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada recently rendered its decision in "Irving Pulp & Paper Limited v. Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, Local 30".
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.
DLA Piper Australia
It is a timely reminder to Australian employers to observe strict privacy requirements for employee related information.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Canadian government has passed legislation that will prohibit the sending of commercial electronic messages unless the messages meet both consent and content requirements.
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.
DLA Piper Australia
Concerns about privacy and data control are often cited as major impediments to the growth and wide adoption of Cloud.
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