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Holding Redlich
If passed, this new bill would amend the Privacy Act 1988 to introduce a mandatory data breach notification scheme.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In the fifth, and most recent, enforcement decision relating to compliance with Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation...
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Kellogg's has agreed to pay $60,000 and undertook to ensure that it, and its third party email marketers, comply with Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL).
Field LLP
'Drones' were first known by the military as unmanned aerial vehicles, and later by the International Civil Aviation Organization as remotely piloted aircraft systems.
Jones Day
On June 2, the European Commission issued a press release on the "Umbrella" agreement between the EU and U.S.
Jones Day
On May 12, Advocate General Campos Sanchez-Bordona released an opinion in Patrick Breyer v. Germany Federal Republic (C-582/14).
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 19 September 2016, the Bavarian Data Protection Authority ("DPA") issued a new guidance paper on handling personal data breaches under the new EU General Data Protection Regulation.
Jones Day
The Guide advises data controllers on legal criteria and best practices for safe destruction, removal, and deletion of such information.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Scott L. Vernick was quoted in The Los Angeles Times article, "Yahoo Hacked: Personal Data Stolen From at Least 500 Million Accounts," on September 22, 2016.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Scott L. Vernick was quoted in The Associated Press article, "Yahoo Hack Steals Personal Info From at Least 500M Accounts," on September 22, 2016.
Brown Smith Wallace
A recent global study from Intel Security found that during the next year, 80 percent of IT budgets at organizations throughout the U.S. will go to cloud computing services.
Brown Smith Wallace
It's not surprising that cybersecurity is top of mind for boards, management and regulatory organizations, when tracked data breaches in the U.S. in 2015 totaled 781, the second highest on record since 2005.
Brown Smith Wallace
Social engineering – the act of manipulating people into disclosing sensitive data – is on the rise, and email phishing is the most prevalent form.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Scott L. Vernick was quoted in The Wall Street Journal article, "Materiality of Yahoo's Data Breach Not Yet Known," on September 22, 2016.
Taylor English Duma LLP
On September 13, 2016, the New York Attorney General announced settlements with four major US toy and media companies regarding their use of online tracking of children who use their websites.
Poyner Spruill LLP
Ireland was recently stunned with the news that Apple owed it 13 billion euros it did not want. The underlying tax arrangement was relatively straightforward:
Dentons
On September 13, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services introduced a new rule that would require banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions...
BakerHostetler
In July 2015, the online cheating website Ashley Madison was hacked and data pertaining to its 37 million users were published online.
Poyner Spruill LLP
​Ireland was recently stunned with the news that Apple owed it 13 billion euros it did not want.
Bird & Bird
In this video, Martin von haller Gronbaek and Hamish Fraser explain why wearables (and the Internet of Things) are changing a number of industries.
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Kaye Scholer LLP
Cisco predicts that by the year 2020, there will be 50 billion devices connected to the internet, and some of those will be connected to other IoT devices as well.
LexSage
The answer is, "Yes", the Canada Border Services Agency ("CBSA") can ask for your passwords. Not only can the CBSA ask for your passwords, the CBSA does ask for passwords.
Taylor English Duma LLP
On September 13, 2016, the New York Attorney General announced settlements with four major US toy and media companies regarding their use of online tracking of children who use their websites.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
China's government released a second draft of its cyber security law on 5 July 2016. Once adopted, this law will likely have a significant impact on all business sectors in China.
Anderson Kill
Cyber risks should have directors and officers thinking beyond specialty cyber coverage that covers their companies' first-party losses and third-party liabilities.
Gowling WLG
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) recently published its latest findings on reported security breaches involving personal data up to the end of June 2016.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Many fintech companies collect and process vast amounts of data in order to provide financial services quickly and inexpensively.
Coutts Solicitors & Conveyancers
The 2016 Census was meant to be to a seminal moment in our history, but all the publicity related to privacy concerns.
Jones Day
Data breach notification requirements in Arizona, Nebraska, and Tennessee took effect in July and August.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
R. v. MarakahInformation is playing an increasingly important role in the workplace, but employers must be conscious of employee privacy rights.
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