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New Data Security Law Has Broad Implications For New York Employers
On October 23, 2019, New York state's Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act went into effect.
United States
7 Nov 2019
Implications For Employers And The Biometric Landscape Under New York's Expanded Data Security Law
Over the past several years, legislators from coast to coast have increasingly made data privacy and cybersecurity top priorities.
United States
7 Nov 2019
Proposed Rules To Modernize Stark Law And Anti-Kickback Statute Released Today
Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced proposed changes to modernize the regulations that interpret the Physician Self-Referral Law
United States
22 Oct 2019
New York Attorney General Continues To Pursue Cybersecurity Compliance With Latest Lawsuit
New York Attorney General (AG) Letitia James has sued Dunkin' Brands, Inc. (franchisor of Dunkin' Donuts)
United States
17 Oct 2019
With Latest Lawsuit, New York Attorney General Continues To Demand Cybersecurity Compliance
In a continued pursuit for cybersecurity compliance, New York Attorney General (AG) Letitia James has sued Dunkin' Brands, Inc. (franchisor of Dunkin' Donuts) over two data breaches in 2015 and 2018
United States
11 Oct 2019
Riding The Cybersecurity Compliance Wave: How Defense Contractors Can Navigate The Rising Tide Of Cybersecurity Regulations
Cybersecurity attacks targeting government information have drastically increased, and both the federal government and private industry have struggled to implement effective ...
United States
30 Sep 2019
Equifax Agrees To Enhanced Security And Privacy Measures And Will Pay States And The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau At Least $575 Million To Resolve Multistate Investigation Of 2017 Data Breach.
The recently announced multistate settlement between credit reporting company Equifax Inc. and the Attorneys General of 48 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia...
United States
29 Jul 2019
FTC Settlement And Warning Letters Over Cross-Border Personal Data Transfers
The Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) recently announced settlement with background check provider SecurTest, Inc. shows the agency remains vigilant regarding businesses'
United States
28 Jun 2019
Comment Period Open For Proposed New CIP Reliability Standard Regulating The Transmission Of Data Between Control Centers
In a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) issued on April 18, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) requested comments (NOPR)
United States
18 Jun 2019
U.S. Lawmakers Propose Algorithmic Accountability Act
On April 10, 2019, U.S. lawmakers introduced the Algorithmic Accountability Act (the AAA). The bill is sponsored by U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Cory Booker (D-NJ),
United States
10 May 2019
CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Discusses Automated Trading, Cryptocurrency, Cybersecurity, And Blockchain Technology
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") held a public meeting of the Technology Advisory Committee ("TAC") on March 27, 2019.
United States
10 Apr 2019
Court Changes Course In Enforcement Action Against Cryptocurrency Company
The United States District Court for the Southern District of California recently changed course in an enforcement action brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission against cryptocurrency company Blockvest.
United States
22 Mar 2019
Ringgold II: Court Reverses Course On Preliminary Injunction Of Digital Token
The United States District Court for the Southern District of California previously denied the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's request for a preliminary injunction against Blockvest, LLC.
United States
22 Mar 2019
NERC Enforcement Of The Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards
On January 25, 2019, the North American Reliability Corporation (NERC) posted a Notice of Penalty describing a settlement agreement with a utility company over alleged violations
United States
27 Feb 2019
Lessons Learned – The Importance Of Governance And Regulatory Oversight In Storing Crypto Assets
Quadriga, Canada's largest cryptocurrency exchange, is unable to gain access to about $145 million (USD) of bitcoin and other digital assets following the sudden death of Gerald Cotten, its co-founder and CEO...
United States
12 Feb 2019
Notable Challenges From The Updated Massachusetts Data Breach Notification Law
The update to the existing Massachusetts data breach notification statute (set to go into effect on April 11, 2019) introduces novel requirements for notices to both affected individuals and regulators and requires credit monitoring services to be offered in some instances for at least 18 months.
United States
6 Feb 2019
Electric Industry Should Focus Efforts In 2019 To Meet Additional Cybersecurity And Supply Chain Requirements
In late 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) published a final rule updating and adding to the Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Reliability Standards,
United States
5 Feb 2019
Recent Settlement With The OCR Highlights The Importance Of HIPAA Compliance When Disclosing Protected Health Information To Vendors
The lack of safeguards allegedly resulted in a breach of electronic PHI of about four million individuals.
United States
22 Jan 2019
Five Companies Settle Privacy Case With NY AG Over Apps
The settlements are part of the New York Attorney General's initiative to find and patch security vulnerabilities before user information is compromised.
United States
18 Jan 2019
Data Brokers Begin 2019 With New Vermont Law
A new Vermont law enforcing data security and annual disclosure obligations on data brokerage companies (e.g., Acxiom, Experian, Epsilon) came into effect on January 1, 2019.
United States
14 Jan 2019
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