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Legal Minute: Cybersecurity Reporting Requirements for Government Contractors
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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
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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
In a recently-released Form 8-K filing announcing fourth quarter and year-end financial results, Target Corporation reported that expenses incurred in 2014 relating to its 2013 data breach totaled over $191 million. Those...more
In this issue:
- Privacy and Data Security in Transactions: What's the Deal?
- Consumer and Financial Institution Class Actions Survive Motions to Dismiss in Target Data Breach Litigation
- California Amends...more
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) touted an expansive regulatory agenda at this year’s “SEC Speaks” conference, held February 20-21, 2015, in Washington, D.C. At this year’s Speaks, SEC representatives...more
Spurred by the prescient reporting found in this space (and, just maybe, by the Anthem data breach, which occurred a week later), insurance regulators have recently engaged in a flurry of regulatory activity relating to cyber...more
The Australian Privacy Commissioner (Commissioner) is preparing to conduct an assessment of 21 online privacy policies at random. The Commissioner also noted:
"[we've] been talking for a long time about the need to build...more
As more and more providers adopt electronic health records (“EHRs”) systems (and with new regulations concerning their required use for purposes of Medicare billing for chronic care management, their popularity can only...more
As a follow up to our summary of the key takeaways from the White House’s first Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection, the centerpiece of which was President Obama’s signing of a new Executive Order, “Promoting...more
On February 8, New York DFS Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky announced that the DFS would begin (i) regularly examining insurance companies’ cyber security preparedness; (ii) enhancing regulations that will require insurance...more
With headlines of data breach incidents becoming a weekly, if not daily occurrence, it’s not surprising that many companies are considering whether they should purchase cybersecurity insurance, if they haven’t already. The...more
On February 3, 2015, the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspection and Examinations ("OCIE") released a risk alert titled Cybersecurity Examination Sweep Summary providing an overview of how investment advisers and broker-dealers...more
CFTC Chairman Calls for Increased Funding and Discusses Priorities During Congressional Testimony -
Timothy Massad, Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, appeared before members of the House of...more
As we move closer to a world of self-driving cars, it is important for companies involved in their manufacture to consider cyber insurance policies to provide coverage for the risks brought by this new technology....more
On January 20, 2015, Douglas F. Gansler, former Attorney General of Maryland, joined BuckleySandler LLP as a Partner in the firm’s Washington, DC, office upon completion of his second term as Maryland Attorney General....more
With major data breaches again making news, it is important for corporate policyholders to keep abreast of insurance developments in this emerging and fast-moving area. In this update, we provide some thoughts on cyber...more
On February 3, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released a Risk Alert addressing cybersecurity issues at brokerage and advisory firms, along with suggestions to investors on ways they can protect themselves...more
The New York Department of Financial Services has released its Report on Cyber Security in the Insurance Sector and announced it will begin conducting targeted cybersecurity assessments of New York-regulated insurance...more
In the latest edition of the PCI Council’s Assessor Newsletter, the Council previewed a proposed change related to the use of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol for encrypting communications between your website’s e-commerce...more
On Feb. 3, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a Risk Alert summarizing observations gleaned from a cybersecurity examination sweep of 57 registered broker-dealers (BDs) and 49 registered investment...more
On February 3, the SEC released a set of publications – a Risk Alert and an Investor Bulletin – assessing the level of cybersecurity at broker-dealers and advisory firms and highlighting best practices that allow investors to...more
It’s still the case that commentators have said nothing revelationary about “proxy access ,” the recent private-ordering push, and the SEC’s flip-floppery on its Whole Foods no-action letter. “Proxy access” is short hand for...more
On February 3, the Securities and Exchange Commission and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority issued separate publications on cybersecurity risk. The SEC’s risk alert provides summary observations from the SEC’s Office of...more
If spending is a good indicator of shifting priorities for both business and government, then cybersecurity is quickly becoming priority number one.
Last week, the White House announced a proposed 10 percent increase...more
In recent years, there have been several notable large data breaches that have caught the attention of the media. Home Depot and Target are examples of major corporations that have been hacked. ...more
The frequency of cyber war and terrorism is no longer the risk. The magnitude of the potential damages is the real threat.
It’s conceivable that an enemy of the U.S. government could hack a U.S. energy, water, or fuel...more
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