Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment
Investment Management Update - Focus on Data Privacy and Cybersecurity
Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
A Moment of Simple Justice - Cameras on Cops
PREVENTING AND RESPONDING TO DATA BREACHES IN AN ERA OF CYBER INSECURITY
Why Cyber Security?
How is Graphene Currently Used and What is the Hope for the Future?
What is Graphene? Fenwick Patent Attorney Has the Answer
Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?
Bitter C-Suite: Privacy, Security and Data Protection Issues Facing Corporations, Directors and Officers
An Overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)... *Liability and Data Breach Sold Separately
EU Data Protection Reform – Interview with Susan Foster, Member, Mintz Levin
Mobile App Series: Privacy by Design
Unique Privacy Concerns for Mobile Apps
Polsinelli Podcast - HIPAA Changes Overview
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part One)
Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Raskin, who recently spoke at the Texas Bankers’ Association Executive Leadership Cybersecurity Conference, provided bank executives and boards some guidance on preventing, preparing for and...more
sing it with me now….
Five Golden Rules…….(well, five new privacy laws/requirements)
There are five significant new privacy laws/amendments that will be effective as of New Year’s Day — January 1, 2015 — and...more
Why it matters -
Reflecting continued regulatory focus on the issue of cybersecurity, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry said in recent remarks, retailers must be held accountable for data breaches, urging...more
With every swipe of a credit card this holiday season, consumers put their faith in the companies that process and store their information. Yet, it is no secret that data breaches are on the rise, hitting companies large and...more
On November 25, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) issued new data protection guidelines (Guidelines) to European Union policymakers and legislators in the area of financial services regulation. The EDPS’s stated...more
In this installment of “Perkins Coie Wrapping Papers,” we take inspiration from “The Twelve Days of Christmas” to provide an overview of the top twelve privacy and data security issues retailers should consider as the year...more
On December 2, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota denied Target’s motion to dismiss the claims of a group of five payment-card-issuing banks, credit unions, and savings associations (the “Banks”) that...more
Entities that own, license or maintain personally identifiable information on California residents beware – on January 1, 2015, an amendment to California’s privacy and breach law goes into effect that may have a significant...more
The SEC today published in the Federal Register its Regulation SCI (Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity), which requires key market participants to have and implement written policies and procedures reasonably...more
Amanda Balschmiter’s boyfriend, Victor Loshek, purchased a car with a loan that was serviced by TD Auto Finance LLC (“TDAF”), and subsequently defaulted on the loan. Balschmiter, on Loshek’s behalf, began making calls on her...more
Of all of the numbers that are part of your daily personal life, which are important enough to keep private?
Your Social Security number? Definitely. Your date of birth? Maybe — depending on how cautious (and how old)...more
In recent years, companies in the United States and abroad have increasingly turned to vehicle tracking devices and remote shut off devices to offer lower priced insurance products and auto loans to higher risk borrowers. On...more
On 5 November 2014, Peter Hustinx, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), together with Germany’s Federal Data Protection Commissioner, Andrea Voßhoff, held a panel discussion in respect of the state of play and...more
On November 19, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously voted to adopt Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity (Reg SCI), which will govern the technology infrastructure of the U.S.’s securities...more
In This Issue:
- EU Issues Guidelines on ‘Right to be Forgotten’
- FFIEC Observations on Bank Cybersecurity Provides Important Guidelines for Every Industry
- Remarks by Comptroller Curry Highlight OCC...more
Often, privacy and security professionals are seen as “paranoid” or “Chicken Little” ….. statistics are pointing to something that more closely resembles the canary in the coal mine....more
In 2014, major data breaches were reported at retailers, restaurants, online marketplaces, software companies, financial institutions and a government agency, among others. According to the nonprofit Privacy Rights...more
News reports regarding the so-called Heartbleed computer virus sparked concerns regarding cyber security and digitally-stored personal information. The Canada Revenue Agency announced that the virus caused a security breach...more
People concerned about privacy often ask, “Who can you trust?” And thus it’s worrisome when even a trusted intermediary — indeed, a privacy certification provider named for trust, TRUSTe — turns out to have a trustworthiness...more
In August, Paytime, Inc., a payroll services company, moved to dismiss a putative class action filed in the wake of a data breach in which the personal and financial information of more than 230,000 people was compromised. ...more
On January 15, 2015, the software provisions in Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) will come into force, creating significant prohibitions and requiring consent to, among other things, install software, change device...more
As a follow-up to our earlier post (PIPA on Death’s Door), Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) has been resuscitated. The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has granted a six-month reprieve, to allow the...more
Here are three privacy stories to start your week -
1. Dear “financial institution” : how is your data security?!
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) announced (press release) that on November 18 the Senator...more
It’s not just health care companies, credit card companies, or big box retailers that need to be careful when it comes to privacy. Any company collecting user data from mobile apps—including geolocation data, user address...more
When it comes to personal data and privacy, Americans do not trust the government, do not trust corporations, and do not think that any modern digital forum is safe from the exploitation or interference of either. ...more
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