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PREVENTING AND RESPONDING TO DATA BREACHES IN AN ERA OF CYBER INSECURITY
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Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part One)
On December 18, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota ruled, in a 46-page opinion, that a putative class of consumers could proceed with a majority of their claims against Target arising from the data...more
In This Issue:
- Congress Move to Roll Back Bank 'Push-Out' Regulation Meets Anger
- NCUA Calls for Retailers to Cover Data Breach Costs
- Regulators Propose 8 Biggest Banks Increase Capital...more
The FTC recently approved a final Order resolving allegations that Google unfairly billed customers millions of dollars for unauthorized charges made by children using mobile apps downloaded from the Google Play app store....more
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
On December 8, a large bank settled with the state of Massachusetts for $825,000 over a data breach that exposed the personal information of at least 260,000 customers. In March 2012, the bank allegedly lost unencrypted...more
Why it matters -
Suffered a cyber attack over the last year? Members of Congress want to hear about it, and all financial institutions should be prepared to competently respond to government inquiries if they are a...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
On October 17, 2014, President Obama signed an executive order for its BuySecure Initiative requiring government agencies to transition payment processing terminals and credit, debit and other payment cards to employ enhanced...more
A short time ago, I stopped to pick up the family dry cleaning when an alert from a pharmaceutical retailer that noticed I was nearby popped up on my mobile phone. “Slide to activate your digital rewards card and come in for...more
President Barack Obama recently announced the administrtion’s BuySecure initiative. At a meeting at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Oct. 17, the president outlined the program, aimed at increasing the security of...more
On November 25, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) published guidelines on data protection in EU financial services regulation.
The EDPS aims to ensure that the EU institutions and bodies are aware of data...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") recently amended Regulation P, which requires – in connection with the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act – that financial institutions provide an annual disclosure of their privacy...more
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data in Hong Kong (PCPD) on 6 October 2014 released new Guidance on the Proper Handling of Customers' Personal Data for the Banking Industry (Guidance Note).
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
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