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United States
29 Nov 2018
Republican Senators Propose Small Business Credit Protection Act
On November 15, Senators Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and John Kennedy (R-La.) announced the Small Business Credit Protection Act ...
United States
28 Nov 2018
FERC Approves Supply Chain Risk Reliability Standards
On October 18, 2018, in Order No. 850, the Commission approved new Critical Infrastructure Protection ("CIP") Reliability Standards submitted by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation ...
United States
14 Nov 2018
Hackers And Phishers And Pretexters, Oh My!
On August 10, the FBI delivered a confidential memo to certain banks, warning of an imminent and sophisticated hacking plot using compromised ATM systems.
United States
7 Sep 2018
California On The Verge Of Sweeping Privacy Changes
California legislators are currently negotiating the passage of a bill that would grant Californians increased control over their data.
United States
9 Jul 2018
Pipeline Security And Cybersecurity: Are Guidelines Enough To Protect Critical Infrastructure?
Since 9/11, no new rules or regulations have been promulgated to address pipeline or LNG facility security or cybersecurity.
United States
5 Jun 2018
Hot Off The Press: NIST Releases Version 1.1 Of Cybersecurity Framework
Last week, the National Institute of Standards and Technology released version 1.1 of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity—more commonly known as the Cybersecurity Framework.
United States
27 Apr 2018
U.S. Securities And Exchange Commission Issues Guidance On Cybersecurity Risks And Incidents
On February 21, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") issued guidance in a report titled "Commission Statement and Guidance on Public Company Cybersecurity Disclosures" ...
United States
20 Apr 2018
Talk About An Electric Shock – Power Company Fined $2.7M After Data Breach
Last month, the North American Reliability Corporation ("NERC") approved a settlement agreement between the Western Electric Coordinating Council ("WECC") and an unnamed power company that imposed a penalty of $2.7 million on the power company for improper cybersecurity oversight after the company inadvertently allowed critical cyber security data to be exposed online for 70 days.
United States
23 Mar 2018
New Requirements For Protecting Sensitive Government Data Adopted For Government Contractors: Is Your Company In Compliance?
In response to growing cybersecurity threats, the U.S. government has implemented new regulations requiring that its contractors take enhanced measures to protect sensitive government ...
United States
15 Feb 2018
Moving On To New Digital Identity (Authentication) Guidelines
NIST 800-63-3 was published in June 2017 and represents the first major overhaul of the digital identity guidelines that were originally published over eleven years ago and were last revised in 2013.
United States
15 Feb 2018
FTC Issues Report Following Recent Connected Cars Privacy Workshop
On January 10, the FTC issued a report summarizing the themes and key takeaways from a recent workshop it jointly hosted with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)...
United States
24 Jan 2018
FERC Proposes To Improve Cybersecurity Incident Report Requirements In NOPR
On December 21, 2017, FERC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ("NOPR") proposing to direct the North American Electric Reliability Corporation ("NERC") ...
United States
9 Jan 2018
New York AG Proposes Changes To Data Breach Law
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has introduced a bill that would expand that state's existing data breach laws.
United States
15 Nov 2017
BIPA: Not Just For Cyber Companies
The recent onslaught of putative class actions alleging violations of Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA"), codified at 740 ILCS 14/1 et. seq., has left many Illinois companies ...
United States
8 Nov 2017
FERC Proposes To Direct NERC To Revise Cyber Proposal On Malware Risks
On October 19, 2017, FERC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ("NOPR") proposing to direct the North American Electric Reliability Corporation ("NERC")...
United States
1 Nov 2017
Data Privacy Landscape Update - October 2017
2017 has been a big year for the rapidly evolving data privacy and cybersecurity arenas, especially for emerging technology.
United States
25 Oct 2017
OCIE's Guidance On Cybersecurity For Financial Firms
The August 7, 2017 cybersecurity Risk Alert by the SEC OCIE detailed the OCIE's findings from its Cybersecurity 2 Initiative and its examination of 75 financial firms, including broker-dealers,
United States
11 Oct 2017
State Attorneys General Reach $18.5M Agreement With Target Over 2013 Data Breach
On May 23, state attorneys general from 47 states and the District of Columbia announced a settlement agreement with Target Corporation to resolve the states' investigation into the company's 2013 data breach.
United States
15 Jun 2017
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