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Pointon Partners
Concerns about 'data sovereignty' have increased in recent years.
Gilchrist Connell
The Scheme is not yet in effect, but there are proactive steps that entities should take to prepare for implementation.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Mobile devices have become an integral component of IT infrastructure for virtually all businesses.
Aird & Berlis LLP
According to a May 2017 report by U.S. data firms Advisen and Experian, "seventy-five percent of insurance brokers and legal experts noted that their small business clients were either 'not prepared at all' or 'not very well prepared' to respond to a cyber incident."
Poyner Spruill LLP
The GDPR is an intricate regime that will potentially require affected companies to make both technological and procedural adjustments.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The European Commission's January 2017 Communication on Building an European Data Economy proposes a principle of free movement of data within the EU.
Jones Day
In the online advertising sector, achieving a successful advertising campaign often involves implementing cookies, which will increase the efficiency of a campaign...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Summer 2017 Edition of the quarterly IT & Privacy Newsletter by Reed Smith Germany has just been released.
Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
Admissibility As Evidence Of Correspondence From Personal Email Boxes.
Barnea & Co
The speed in which vast and complex "bits" can now be processed is staggering.
Barnea & Co
The speed in which vast and complex "bits" can now be processed is staggering. This information is being collected, stored and analyzed to drive efficiency and create actionable intelligence...
As a follow-up to last month's update in this June edition of the GDPR Update, we again discuss certain data subjects' rights.
A recent survey issued by PwC has highlighted the record level of fines issued by the ICO in 2016; however once the GDPR comes into force on 25 May 2018 – with fines of up to €20,000,000...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Despite some courts' evident confusion about the impact of payment card theft on consumer cardholders, other courts are getting it right. Just this week, a judge in the Northern District of Illinois issued...
As reported in our 2017 Data Security Incident Response Report, plaintiffs allege potential future harm as a basis for injury in 80 percent of data breach lawsuits. But are allegations of future harm..
Womble Carlyle
Womble Carlyle attorney Doug Bonner will speak on "Federal Privacy Law: Implications of Congress' Overturn of the Obama-Era FCC Privacy Rules & Future Legislative Initiatives"...
Carlton Fields
If a breach affecting 500 or more individuals occurs, the covered entity or business associate must report the breach to OCR as soon as possible...
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
The digital age has ushered in a multitude of location mechanisms, triggered by the tap of a fingertip on a communication device.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In a world in which terrorism knows no borders, those facts are further magnified in the context of the internet age. Relevant electronic data can be stored almost anywhere, in multiple places...
Proskauer Rose LLP
We have been writing about the biometric privacy legal landscape, which has thus far been dominated by the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.
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Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In May 2017, the world experienced an unprecedented global cyberattack that targeted the public and private sectors, including an auto factory in France, dozens of hospitals and health care facilities in the United Kingdom, gas stations in China and banks in Russia.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In the wake of the promulgation of new cybersecurity regulations by New York State's Department of Financial Services, Colorado has proposed cybersecurity regulations for broker-dealers, investment advisers and other fund managers in the ever-changing privacy landscape.
With GDPR looming, data protection is a ‘hot topic' and over the last few months there have been a number of developments in this area (as outlined below) that will impact the Third Sector.
Holding Redlich
The OAIC has published three draft resources which would be useful guidelines for companies bound by the Privacy Act.
Day Pitney LLP
A June 1 article, "Blue Cross Exec Tests HIPAA By Describing $12M Patient," in Law360 provides an analysis of a recent incident in which a Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield executive made a public comment about a patient who has accrued $12 million in annual medical bills.
Field LLP
By Order in Council dated June 7, 2017, the federal government suspended the coming into force of the private right of action provisions under Canada's Anti-Spam legislation (CASL), "in response to broad-based concerns raised by businesses, charities and the not-for-profit sector."
Holman Webb
The amendments apply to all organisations subject to the Privacy Act, including private sector health care providers.
Carroll & O'Dea
Be aware that personal information provided or posted on social media is not automatically protected by privacy laws.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
With the proliferation of so-called "fake news", companies are starting to rely on third party organizations to perform a "fact checking" function in order to distinguish between legitimate news and fake news.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Social media has drastically changed the way people communicate and do business.
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