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Cybersecurity And Data Privacy: 2016 Outlook
Cybersecurity and data privacy were top priority issues in 2015 for companies in a broad range of industries.
United States
8 Feb 2016
Into The Breach - Managing Cyber Security Threats In The Digital Age
To ensure the ability to conduct assessments of such vendors and suppliers, a company should use a contract that requires the cooperation of the third party in ongoing security assessments, audits, and incident management, including security breaches.
United States
1 Aug 2013
Is Data Breach Litigation a Continuing Threat?
On June 25, 2010, a federal court in New York granted summary judgment dismissing consumer class action claims against Bank of New York arising from the loss of unencrypted computer back-up tapes. "Hammond v. The Bank of New York Mellon Corp.", Case No. 1:08-CV-06060 (S.D.N.Y. June 25, 2010); 2010 WL 2643307 ("BNY Litigation").
United States
16 Jul 2010
Protecting Confidential Electronically Stored Information (Tip of the Month)
A sales person for a large, multi-national corporation keeps confidential customer and sales information on her laptop. During the course of a litigation against the corporation, some of the confidential information must be collected, reviewed and potentially produced.
United States
2 Jul 2010
Emerging Issues in Securities Litigation: The Seventh Circuit’s recent interpretations of CAFA and SLUSA favor defendants in purported securities class actions*
Two recent decisions from the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit add to the growing arsenal of arguments available to defendants in securities class actions who wish to litigate in federal court, with the attendant protections of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act.
United States
30 Mar 2009
Federal Banking Agencies Issue Guidance Regarding Unauthorized Access to Customer Information
In late March, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Office of Thrift Supervision (the "Agencies") issued the Interagency Guidance on Response Programs for Unauthorized Access to Customer Information and Customer Notice (the "Guidance"). 70 Fed. Reg. 15736 (2005). The Guidance requires the development and implementation of a response program to address unauthorized access to, or use o
United States
21 Jun 2005
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