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It’s International Data Privacy Day! Every year on January 28, the United States, Canada and 27 countries of the European Union celebrate Data Privacy Day. This day is designed to raise awareness of and generate discussion...more
In last week’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama continued his ongoing push for nationwide privacy legislation to “better meet the evolving threat of cyber-attacks, combat identity theft, and protect our...more
On November 26st, 2014, the EU Article 29 Working Party (the "Working Party") issued a "Working Document Setting Forth a Co-Operation Procedure for Issuing Common Opinions on ‘Contractual Clauses’ Considered as compliant with...more
A letter from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights to Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) signals an intent to move forward with providing clearer regulatory guidance relating to the Health...more
The European Banking Authority (EBA) released ‘Final guidelines on the security of internet payments’ (Guidelines). These Guidelines are based on the work published by the European Forum on the Security of Retail Payments...more
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is proposing an "overhaul [of] New York's data security law [that would] require new and unprecedented safeguards for the personal data of consumers." The proposal would create new...more
CSBS publishes Draft Model Regulatory Framework to promote consistent state regulation of virtual currency activities and protect consumers in the event of a breach. In March 2014, “Mt. Gox,” one of the largest and best-known...more
EC Commissioner Oettinger makes noteworthy comments during a conference in Munich regarding the pending EU Data Protection Reform.
In 2012, the European Commission (EC) proposed a major reform to...more
This morning, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released an 71-page report on the Internet of Things (IoT). The report comes on the heels of a white paper on wearable technology and the IoT and follows an FTC-hosted...more
Legislators from the House of Representatives will begin work today on figuring out how to protect American companies from cybersecurity breaches. The panel will host comments from the retail, tech, and marketing industry...more
On Tuesday, the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing entitled "What are the Elements of Sound Data Breach Legislation?" This hearing was the first of the new Congress to...more
In response to the recent wave of high-profile data breaches, President Obama has revealed proposed legislation aimed at improving the nation’s cybersecurity by increasing certain privacy protections, streamlining the...more
Good Tuesday – The East Coast prepares for Apocalypse (Sn)ow.
In the meantime, here are three privacy-related tidbits for your day.
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The Internet of Things will make the Internet disappear according to Eric Schmidt of Google. The Internet will become part of any object around us collecting personal data in a seemless manner which might lead to privacy...more
Leading up to his State of the Union address last week, President Obama proposed a number of federal legislative goals intended to provide a uniform standard as to how data breaches and other related incidents would be...more
The “Internet of Things” (IoT) continues to grow. (IoT refers to the ability of everyday objects to connect to the Internet and one another.) It is estimated that there will be 4.9 billion connected appliances, devices and...more
After the Italian term, the Latvian Prime Minister, Mrs. Laimdota Straujuma, took over the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union. The Prime Minister, during the debate before the European Parliament,...more
New York’s Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, plans to propose new data security legislation this year which, if enacted, could result in New York having one of the strongest data breach laws in the country....more
This past year has been called the "year of the massive data breach," with many high-profile attacks on well-known companies. Skadden partners Cyrus Amir-Mokri, Patrick Fitzgerald, Marc S. Gerber, Stuart D. Levi and Timothy...more
As of early December 2014, 1,170 security breaches under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) involving 31 million records had been reported to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...more
New Jersey recently amended its privacy laws to now require health insurers and care providers that do business in the state to encrypt PHI....more
On December 9, 2014, Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, also known as the Protecting Canadians from Online Crime...more
The slew of highly publicized data breaches over the past few years has brought the issue of cyber-security truly to the mainstream -- most recently reaching our living rooms through President Barack Obama’s State of the...more
Months before the well-publicized Sony catastrophe, California passed Assembly Bill 1710, which was signed into law on September 30, 2014, and became effective on January 1, 2015. The most discussed part of this new law...more
On January 12, President Obama announced new privacy initiatives to combat identity theft, enhance consumer security, and improve data privacy online and in the classroom. His main legislative proposals call for (i) a...more
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