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Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - March 2014

In This Issue: - EU Parliament Cements Position on Privacy Protection Reform - EU Parliament Passes Cybersecurity Directive - SEC Holds Roundtable on Cybersecurity - EU and APEC Introduce Guide for...more

3/28/2014 - APEC Class Action Cybersecurity Data Breach Data Protection DOJ EU EU Data Protection Laws FCC Privacy Laws Privacy Policy SEC Small Business

"SEC Holds Roundtable on Cybersecurity"

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently held a roundtable on the issues and challenges cybersecurity presents for market participants and public companies. The roundtable is a means by which the SEC Commissioners can...more

3/28/2014 - Cybersecurity SEC

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - February 2014

In This Issue: - NIST Releases Final Framework Document ..Key Changes From The Preliminary Framework ..The Framework Roadmap ..The DHS “C-Cubed” Program ..Next Steps - California Suggests Upper...more

2/28/2014 - Critical Infrastructure Sectors Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Framework Data Protection DHS FTC Internet of Things NIST Privacy Laws

"Outsourcing by Financial Services Companies: Impact of the OCC and FRB Guidelines"

Outsourcing has become a critical component of financial institutions’ management of their business operations and control of their costs. In addition, institutions are outsourcing increasingly complex and sensitive banking...more

2/10/2014 - Employer Liability Issues Federal Reserve FRB OCC Outsourcing Third-Party Risk

"Cybersecurity: Amid Increasing Attacks and Government Controversy, a Framework to Reduce Risk Emerges"

2013 likely will be considered a watershed period in the role of cybersecurity in corporate strategy and management. While there were few significant legislative developments, a marked increase in cybersecurity attacks...more

1/29/2014 - Cyber Insurance Cyber Threats Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Framework Data Breach Data Protection Data Theft FTC Hackers NIST Target

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - January 2014

In This Issue: - Ramifications of the Target Data Breach - California Federal Judge Winnows Down Massive Privacy Class Action - White House Launches “Big Data” Review - Senator Rockefeller Issues Data Broker...more

1/28/2014 - Australia Big Data Class Action Cybersecurity Data Breach Data Brokers Data Protection EU FTC Internet Privacy Laws Safe Harbors Target

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - December 2013

In This Issue: - European Commission Proposes Changes to the US-EU Safe Harbor: In our November Privacy & Cybersecurity Update,1 we reported that the European Commission was undertaking a review of the U.S.-EU...more

12/18/2013 - Big Data Compliance COPPA Cybersecurity Data Protection Disclosure Requirements Enforcement EU EU Cybersecurity Directives EU Data Protection Laws European Commission FTC Global Economy Mobile Devices NSA Personally Identifiable Information PRISM PRISM Program Privacy Policy Right to Privacy Safe Harbors Surveillance Transparency

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - November 2013

In This Issue: - New California Law Gives Minors New Privacy Rights - Obtaining Consent to Use Cookies in the EU – New Guidance Issued - The US-EU Safe Harbor: Not So Safe Anymore? - Excerpt from New...more

11/20/2013 - CalOPPA Cookies COPPA Cybersecurity EU Minors Privacy Laws Right to Privacy Safe Harbors

"Privacy & Cybersecurity Update: NIST Cybersecurity Framework: Preliminary Draft Issued"

On October 22, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued its Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework (the Preliminary Framework). The Preliminary Framework represents the first full draft of the...more

10/26/2013 - Critical Infrastructure Sectors Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Framework DHS Executive Orders NIST

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - October 2013

In This Issue: - Recent Changes to California Privacy Law Have Nationwide Implications - The FTC Brings Its First Enforcement Action Against the ‘Internet of Things’ - Fifth Circuit Ruling Provides New...more

10/3/2013 - Cybersecurity Data Breach Data Protection Disclosure Requirements Do Not Track Enforcement Actions FTC Privacy Policy

"Privacy & Cybersecurity Update: NIST Cybersecurity Framework – Discussion Draft Update"

On September 11-13, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) hosted its fourth Cybersecurity Framework Workshop to solicit feedback on its recently released partial draft (Discussion Draft) of the NIST...more

9/18/2013 - Critical Infrastructure Sectors Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Framework NIST Privacy Policy

"Cybersecurity Update: Key US and EU Regulatory Developments"

In recent months, federal and state governments have taken an increasingly active role in reviewing cybersecurity issues within the private sector. There has been a flurry of activity as different government bodies discuss...more

6/26/2013 - Critical Infrastructure Sectors Cybersecurity DHS Disclosure Requirements EU Executive Orders NIST SEC

Flaming Worms, Stuxnets et autres Cyber Menaces – La Réponse de l’Union Européenne

Les médias n’ont de cesse de se faire l’écho d’attaques de botnet à l’assaut de Spamhaus, de flaming worms voleurs d’informations stratégiques au Moyen-Orient ou des dommages causés par Stuxnet, l’arme fatale capable de...more

6/14/2013

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - April 2013

In This Issue: - Data-Breach Class Actions After the Supreme Court Decision in Clapper - California Supreme Court Holds That Song-Beverly Credit Card Act Does Not Apply to Online Purchases -...more

4/15/2013 - Clapper v. Amnesty International Class Action Credit Cards Cyber Threats Data Collection Data Protection FTC Internet Retailers Personally Identifiable Information Privacy-By-Design SCOTUS Song-Beverly Credit Card Act ZIP Codes

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update: Flaming Worms, Stuxnets and Other Cyber Threats — The European Union’s Response

The media is replete with reports of a botnet onslaught paralyzing Spamhaus, flaming worms usurping strategic information in the Middle East and a stuxnet super weapon wreaking physical damage to Iran’s nuclear reactors....more

4/8/2013 - Barack Obama Critical Infrastructure Sectors Cyber Threats Cybersecurity Data Protection EU European Commission Executive Orders

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update: NIST Issues Request for Information on Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Practices

On February 26, following close on the heels of the recent executive order setting forth the administration’s approach to the regulation of critical infrastructure network security, the National Institute of Standards and...more

3/5/2013 - Critical Infrastructure Sectors Cybersecurity Data Protection NIST

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update: FTC Mobile Privacy Disclosures: Building Trust Through Transparency

Overview - On February 1, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a staff report providing guidance and promoting best practices to improve transparency throughout the mobile app ecosystem (the Report). The...more

2/14/2013 - Advertising Networks App Platform Providers Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Dashboard Data Collection Disclosure Requirements FTC Mobile Apps Mobile Devices Mobile Ecosystems NTIA Personally Identifiable Information Privacy Policy

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update: President Issues Cybersecurity Executive Order

On February 12, 2013, President Obama signed both an executive order and a presidential directive that together set forth the administration’s approach to two key cybersecurity related issues: (i) regulating critical...more

2/14/2013 - Barack Obama Cybersecurity DHS Electricity Enhanced Cybersecurity Services Executive Orders HSPD-7 Infrastructure NIST Patriot Act Risk Assessment

"Privacy Update: FTC Strengthens Online Child Privacy Regulations"

After two years of proposals, discussions and comments, the Federal Trade Commission approved final amendments to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (the “COPPA Rule” or “Rule”)1 on December 19, 2012. These...more

12/21/2012 - COPPA Data Protection FTC Internet Mobile Apps Notice Requirements Online Privacy Protection Act Parental Consent Personally Identifiable Information

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