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Third Circuit to Consider FTC’s Authority Over Data Security Standards in FTC v. Wyndham

We have written previously about the FTC’s action arising out of the data breach suffered by the Wyndham hotel group, and the company’s petition for permission to pursue an interlocutory appeal regarding the FTC’s use of its...more

7/31/2014 - Cybersecurity Data Protection FTC FTC v Wyndham Hospitality Industry Hotels Jurisdiction Popular Wyndham

Wyndham Seeks Immediate Appeal Over Whether FTC Has Authority To Regulate Data Security

We have written previously about FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., currently pending in federal district court in New Jersey, and its potential significance for data security class actions. A recent opinion in that case has...more

7/10/2014 - Data Protection FTC FTC v Wyndham Jurisdiction Wyndham

Federal Court Upholds FTC’s Authority To Bring Enforcement Actions Over Data-Security Standards; Will Class Actions Follow?

Already, 2014 has been an eventful year in the world of data breaches and cybersecurity. In addition to a flurry of litigation over high-profile breaches at the start of the year, the National Institute for Standards and...more

4/11/2014 - Class Action Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Framework Data Protection Enforcement Actions FTC Hospitality Industry Wyndham

What The NIST Cybersecurity Framework Might Mean For Class Actions

After a year of public-private collaboration and considerable anticipation, the National Institute for Standards and Technology’s (NIST) cybersecurity framework for critical infrastructure has arrived. The interest in the...more

2/25/2014 - Critical Infrastructure Sectors Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Framework NIST

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