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Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part One)
On November 18, 2014, several major financial institutions received requests from lawmakers for detailed information about recent data breaches and for briefings from their corporate data security officials. The lawmakers...more
On November 18, Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) sent letters to 16 financial service institutions regarding recent data breaches. The letters requested that the institutions provide...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
Ruling on ATDS Capability, California Court Dismisses TCPA Suit -
Siding with courts that evaluate a system’s present – not potential – capacity to store or produce telephone numbers when considering whether a system...more
Following a string of publicly disclosed cyberattacks against both retailers and financial institutions, New York's top financial regulator called on the financial sector to be more proactive in its cybersecurity efforts. A...more
Preventing the unauthorized access to and fraudulent use of credit and debit cards has been a high priority of the payment card industry for years. As the threat environment evolves, so too do the applicable data security...more
Why it matters:
Financial institutions of all sizes need to share cyberthreat information with each other, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) urged based upon an assessment performed of the...more
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published draft recommendations aimed at securing the confidentiality of sensitive federal information located within non-federal entities’ information technology...more
On November 6, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) issued a Public Notice requesting comments on a petition by the American Bankers Association (“ABA”) to exempt informational calls and texts to mobile devices...more
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has settled a complaint against consumer debt broker Bayview Solutions, LLC, as well as its principal, Aron Tomko, based on allegations that they had publicly disclosed the personal...more
Why it matters -
A rule allowing financial institutions to post their annual privacy notices online (rather than having to mail them to customers individually) has been finalized by the Consumer Financial Protection...more
In This Presentation:
- WHY IS DATA PRIVACY AND SECURITY IMPORTANT?
..Why is it important to protect data?
..SEC Cybersecurity Risk Alert
- BEFORE THE BREACH
Why it matters -
Seeking an exemption from Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) liability, the American Bankers Association (ABA) filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to allow financial...more
A major national bank will pay $850,000 for allowing a data breach to compromise the personal information of 260,000 of its customers. Nine states — Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina,...more
This legal insight summarises many key points made at the 24th Annual Credit Law Conference (Conference) held on 1-3 October 2014 and attended by over 200 delegates from the financial services industry.
In This Report:
- You Need a Written Compliance Program
- CFPB Amends 2014 Mortgage Rules
- Proposed Changes to TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure
- Integrated TILA-RESPA Disclosures-Compliance...more
The CFPB has finalized its proposal allowing financial institutions to forgo mailing annual privacy notices by posting such notices online. Unfortunately, despite numerous pleas from the industry that the proposal would do...more
Hardly a month passes without headlines of a prominent business, from retail giants like Target and Home Depot to sophisticated financial institutions like JPMorgan Chase, experiencing a data breach involving the unauthorized...more
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released general observations yesterday from a cybersecurity assessment of over 500 community financial institutions. The cybersecurity assessment evaluated the...more
Substantive litigation in the flood of lawsuits concerning the recent Home Depot data breach awaits a determination of where the cases will be heard. Numerous overlapping lawsuits have been filed in courts throughout the...more
As U.S. consumers head into the shopping season – the weather is getting cooler, and the holidays are getting closer – it is a good idea to take extra precautions to protect bank accounts, credit cards and personal identity....more
Cover your Glass. We’ve addressed in Socially Aware the growing legal hysteria stirred up by Google Glass and other wearable technology. Just as Polaroid cameras were once banned from beach resorts and even the Washington...more
On October 28, 2014, the California Attorney General (“AG”) released its second annual report detailing the security breaches reported to the AG’s office in 2013, and provided recommendations to both the industry and...more
On October 20, the CFPB finalized its amendment to Regulation P, which requires that financial institutions meet specific consumer data-sharing requirements, including the delivery of annual privacy notices. Under the new...more
In This Issue:
- October: National Cyber Security Awareness Month
- New California Data Protection Law
- Obama Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order
- FTC Cautions Executives About Personal Liability for False...more
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