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Clayton Utz
The draft Guide explains how the Australian Privacy Principles apply to big data and has tips for privacy law compliance.
Clayton Utz
If the information is about an individual, it is personal information and the provisions of the Privacy Act will apply.
Womble Carlyle
On July 12, 2016, the European Commission formally adopted "Privacy Shield" to govern EU-U.S. personal data transfers and to provide EU data subjects with meaningful recourse should they have grounds to complain about the handling of their data.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Privacy Shield was developed after the Commission's previous adequacy decision regarding the Safe Harbour framework was declared invalid by the Court of Justice of the EU.
Mayer Brown
Member States will have until 9 May 2018 to transpose the Directive into their national laws.
As with Safe Harbor, only companies that are subject to the jurisdiction of the US Federal Trade Commission or the US Department of Transportation are eligible to participate in Privacy Shield.
Mason Hayes & Curran
Earlier this month the European Commission adopted the ‘Privacy Shield', the new EU-approved mechanism for the transatlantic transfer of personal data, replacing the now defunct Safe Harbor scheme.
The last two weeks have seen significant developments on both sides of the Atlantic in legal cases concerning international data privacy law.
DQ Advocates
The Office of National Statistics estimates that in 2015, there were 2.46 million cyber incidents and 2.11 million victims of cyber crime in the UK.
GFI Holding Malta Limited
Judging by the news about numerous companies being hit by ransomware during previous weeks and months, this is a major threat which is here to stay.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has released a brief updated statement on the final form of the Privacy Shield adequacy decision and supporting annexes.
Foley Hoag LLP
Cybersecurity News and Notes – July 25, 2016.
Foley Hoag LLP
On July 11, 2016, the HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR) released guidance on HIPAA covered entities' responsibilities in a ransomware attack, a type of cyber-attack that has targeted the health care sector extensively in recent months.
Poyner Spruill LLP
​The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights and Oregon Health & Science University recently entered into a resolution agreement to settle potential violations of HIPAA's Privacy and Security Rules.
Poyner Spruill LLP
Information security threats come from a variety of sources, including outside hackers and disloyal corporate insiders.
The Privacy Shield notice requirements are more specific and detailed than what was required by the Safe Harbor regime.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Pokémon GO, an augmented reality mobile game, was launched by Niantic Inc. ("Niantic") two weeks ago and is quickly becoming the new hot thing.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Title I of the Cybersecurity Act of 2015, referred to as the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act ("CISA"), created a framework to facilitate the sharing of information on cybersecurity threats...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The replacement for Safe Harbor is finally in effect, over nine months after Safe Harbor was struck down by the Court of Justice of the EU in the Schrems case.
Jones Day
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