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Ohio's New Cybersecurity Law: Creating A Data Breach Safe Harbor
Policymakers long have wrestled with how to enhance private-sector cybersecurity without imposing prescriptive one-size-fits-all requirements ...
United States
25 Oct 2018
Cybersecurity And Data Privacy: Navigating A Constantly Changing Landscape
The cybersecurity and data privacy landscape continues to change, creating significant new risks for businesses across economic sectors.
United States
28 Sep 2018
California Enacts GDPR-Like Consumer Privacy Protections: What You Need To Know
The state of California recently enacted the most sweeping general privacy statute in the United States. The CCPA, codified in Assembly Bill 375, will take effect on January 1, 2020...
United States
13 Jul 2018
NAIC Proposes Cybersecurity Model Law For The Insurance Industry
On March 2, 2016, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' Cybersecurity Task Force proposed a comprehensive Model Law that is intended "to establish the exclusive standards for data security and investigation and notification of a breach of data security" for licensed insurance companies.
United States
11 Mar 2016
US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Brings First Data Security Enforcement Action
On March 2, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) undertook its first data security enforcement action in a consent order against Dwolla, Inc.
United States
9 Mar 2016
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
Information Technology Examination Handbook For U.S. Financial Institutions Updated
The members of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council ("FFIEC") have released an update to the Management section of the Information Technology Examination Handbook.
United States
1 Dec 2015
New York State DFS Continues Moving Forward With New Cybersecurity Regulations
Following up on its promises to "move forward on regulations strengthening cybersecurity standards for banks' third-party vendors" and to "expand its information technology examination procedures to focus more attention on cybersecurity" the New York State Department of Financial Services issued a letter on November 9, 2015, to the Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee.
United States
24 Nov 2015
US Securities and Exchange Commission Division of Investment Management Issues Guidance on Cybersecurity
In April 2015, staff of the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) Division of Investment Management (IM Staff) released a guidance update highlighting a number of measures that registered investment companies and registered investment advisers should consider in addressing cybersecurity risks
United States
1 Jun 2015
OCIE and FINRA Announce the Results of Cybersecurity Initiatives
On February 3, 2015, the OCIE of the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority announced the results of their cybersecurity examination initiatives.
United States
26 Mar 2015
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
Long-Expected Omnibus Hipaa Rule Implements Significant Privacy And Security Regulations For Entities And Business Associates
On January 17, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services issued the final "omnibus" rule modifying the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification and Enforcement Rules.
United States
18 Feb 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
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