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Illinois Joins States Requiring Breach Notice To AG
Illinois has updated its breach notice law to require, effective January 1, 2020, notice to the Illinois Attorney General of a data breach involving more than 500 Illinois residents.
United States
4 Sep 2019
New York SHIELD Act Expands Breach Notice Requirements Starting In October
As we recently reported, New York's new SHIELD Act contains data security provisions. It also contains a number of key changes to New York's
United States
29 Aug 2019
Preparing For New York's New Data Security Requirements
New York recently passed the SHIELD Act, which, among other things, newly establishes data security requirements for companies that collect private information
United States
28 Aug 2019
Brazil's New Privacy Law One Year Away
Global corporations will soon have another privacy law acronym to address. In one year (August 2020), Brazil will join the fray with its own general privacy law, the Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessaoais (General Data...
23 Aug 2019
Processor Or Controller? It Really Depends
The European Data Protection Board and the European Data Protection Supervisor recently issued a joint opinion on the processing of personal data and the role of the European Commission
United States
21 Aug 2019
French Regulator Says "Oui" To GDPR Fines For Under-Protected And Over-Retained Data
CNIL, the French data privacy regulator, issued a 400,000 euro ($448,358) fine against a company for GDPR violations stemming from sensitive information collected on its website
European Union
2 Aug 2019
Privacy Developments In China, Singapore And Hong Kong
International companies should keep in mind recent developments coming out of Asia on the privacy front. Chinese authorities are reported to be confiscating smartphones
31 Jul 2019
Bombas Settles With NYAG Over Credit Card Data Breach
Modern sock maker, Bombas, recently settled with New York over a credit card breach, agreeing to pay $65,000 in penalties. According to the NYAG, malicious code was injected into Bombas'
United States
19 Jul 2019
Texas Breach Law Will Change In 2020, To Require Attorney General Notification
New requirements to the Texas data breach statute, including a requirement to notify the Texas attorney general of a breach, are set to go into effect January 1, 2020.
United States
9 Jul 2019
FTC And Car Dealership Software Company Reach Security Settlement
The FTC recently settled with LightYear Dealer Technologies, maker of DealerBuilt software, over allegations that the company failed to provide adequate protection
United States
5 Jul 2019
New Jersey Breach Notice Law Expands To Cover Online Account Breaches
New Jersey joins a growing list of states that include user name, email address or any other identifier in combination with any password or security question and answer would permit access to an online
United States
30 May 2019
Washington's Breach Law Amended, Effective March 2020
Washington joins Massachusetts as the second state this year to amend its data breach notification law.
United States
27 May 2019
North Dakota Data Misuse Law Amended
North Dakota criminal law currently contains penalties for misusing the personal information of another.
United States
20 May 2019
EDPB Seeks Comment On Online Services Guidance
The European Data Protection Board is seeking comment about proposed guidelines that impact websites that provide online services.
European Union
9 May 2019
Washington State's Comprehensive Privacy Law Bill Continues to Navigate Through State Legislature
Despite borrowing heavily from these current regimes, the Washington Act is adding its own twists on privacy standards.
United States
2 May 2019
France Continues To Focus On Use Of Biometrics
Around the same time, the CNIL sought input on proposed regulations, which have now been adopted.
15 Apr 2019
European Data Protection Board's Priorities For 2019/2020
The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has released its priorities for 2019/2020 in its two-year "Work Program."
United States
8 Apr 2019
Happy First Day Of Spring! Ohio Insurance Law Effective Today
Ohio recently followed South Carolina as the second state to adopt cybersecurity legislation modeled after the NAIC's Insurance Data Security Model Law.
United States
1 Apr 2019
US State Breach Law Modifications Begin In 2019 With Massachusetts
Massachusetts' breach notice law has been amended, requiring companies who suffer a data breach to provide more information to the Attorney General about the incident.
United States
20 Mar 2019
Sheppard Mullin Podcast Reports On Current Hot Topics In Privacy And Data Security
For multinationals, keeping up with changes in privacy laws and compliance requirements can be very difficult, as they vary widely across borders and within nations.
United States
8 Mar 2019
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