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US lawmakers introduce bill to address cybersecurity flaws in the Internet of Things

by DLA Piper on

A bipartisan group of US senators has introduced the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017, which seeks to impose baseline cybersecurity standards for IoT devices sold to the US government. Notably,...more

Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Bill to Impose Baseline Security Requirements for IoT Devices Provided to U.S. Government

by Hogan Lovells on

On August 1, a bipartisan group of four senators introduced a bill that would impose specific cybersecurity requirements on providers of Internet of Things (IoT) devices when doing business with the U.S. Government and...more

Executive Order on Cybersecurity: Considerations for Business - A fuller picture emerges on how the Trump Administration’s first...

On May 11th, in the wake of a series of wide-ranging cyber breaches and attacks plaguing public and private sectors alike, President Trump signed a long-awaited Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal...more

Contractors Beware: New Cybersecurity Executive Order Signals a Change in Direction

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The White House just issued a long-awaited Cybersecurity Executive Order (EO). The EO is divided into five sections, which we will summarize in turn - Section 1 of the EO includes "policy," "findings," and "risk...more

The White House’s Revisions to its Breach Response Policy For Federal Agencies and Departments Also Affect Contractors

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

On January 3, 2017, the Obama Administration issued a memorandum to all executive departments and agencies setting for a comprehensive policy for handling breaches of personally identifiable information (the “Memorandum”),...more

Washington Healthcare Update

by McGuireWoods LLP on

This Week: Congress remains in recess, but members write letters on Mylan’s EpiPen…CBO says repealing Part B Demo would cost $395 million…CMS releases data on hospice utilization and finds spending and utilization vary in...more

Health Law Insights Newsletter - Issue 9 - May 2016

by McCarter & English, LLP on

NATIONAL - Medicare Proposes New Part B Payment System - The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on April 27 proposed a new rule that would transform Medicare Part B reimbursement to practitioners into...more

Health Law Insights Newsletter - Issue 7 - March 2016

by McCarter & English, LLP on

McCarter & English, LLP’s Health Care Group presents Issue 7 of the Health Law Insights, which discusses the latest legal issues in the health care industry. NATIONAL - Providers’ Obligation to Report Medicare...more

Government Contracts Quarterly Update February 2016

by BakerHostetler on

The Government Contracts Quarterly Update is published by BakerHostetler’s Government Contracts Practice team to inform our clients and friends of the latest developments in federal government contracting. In This Issue...more

Connecticut Updates its Data Security Laws, Imposing Stringent New Requirements

On June 30, 2015, the Governor of Connecticut signed into law S.B. 949, “An Act Improving Data Security and Agency Effectiveness." The new law updates Connecticut’s data security laws, including by adding a 90-day hard...more

Reed Smith's Government Contracts Weekly Rundown

by Reed Smith on

In case you spent last week (this morning) dealing with winter weather instead of reading the latest and greatest in the realm on federal contracting, here is a rundown of last week’s top developments related to government...more

Coming Soon to a FAR Near You: Cybersecurity Requirements

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

There are a growing number of cybersecurity requirements applicable to government contractors that work with the Department of Defense (DoD) and intelligence community. ...more

2014 Intelligence Authorization Act Imposes Cyber Breach Reporting Requirement on Intelligence Community Contractors - Many...

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The federal government must publish new procedures 90 days after the 2014 Intelligence Authorization Act is signed. These procedures will become effective upon publication. Intelligence community contractors will be...more

New FAR Rules Likely For "Critical Infrastructure" Contractors

by Perkins Coie on

On February 12, 2013, President Obama signed an Executive Order (the Order) intended to enhance the cybersecurity of the country's critical infrastructure. According to the Order, "[t]he cyber threat to critical...more

Obama Issues Long Awaited Cybersecurity Executive Order

by Holland & Knight LLP on

On February 12, 2013, President Barack Obama issued the long awaited cybersecurity Executive Order, which will establish national cybersecurity standards for critical infrastructure. This cybersecurity Executive Order was...more

Congress Addresses Cybersecurity in National Defense Authorization Act by J.C. Boggs and Alexander K. Haas

by King & Spalding on

Given the failure to enact comprehensive cybersecurity legislation last year, Congress included several targeted statutory provisions setting federal defense policy on a range of cybersecurity issues in the National Defense...more

Accessing Public Records: Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law

by Ryan Siney on

A summary of Pennsylvania's Right to Know Law....more

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