Cullen & Dykman Sees Colleges Calling for Title IX Help v
Legal Minute: Cybersecurity Reporting Requirements for Government Contractors
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
Cybersecurity is an increasing concern for companies. Last April, the UK Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) published the 2014 information security breaches survey: technical report. The report comprises the...more
FBI Director Comey delivered a keynote speech at the annual International Conference on Cyber Security this past Wednesday at Fordham University. In his speech, Director Comey discussed a number of organizational changes over...more
As we near the turn of the year into 2015, organizations should keep an eye on laws taking effect on the West Coast. This year, the crop of new privacy statutes includes a few without precedent anywhere in the country. The...more
The Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) announced last week that a former insurance agent has received a prison sentence in respect of offences under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (the Ordinance)....more
To address cyber threats on multiple fronts, the DOJ is creating a new Cybersecurity Unit with the goal of having both a robust enforcement strategy as well as a broad prevention strategy....more
A majority of the nation’s state and territorial Attorneys General have collectively urged the Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission to revisit rules and policies in ways that would help law...more
Yik Yak arrests. For several months now we at Socially Aware have been writing about how college students have been using the purportedly anonymous messaging app Yik Yak to communicate deeply offensive remarks and threats of...more
Back in February, the California Court of Appeal in Hataishi v. First American Home Buyers Protection Corp., 223 Cal. App. 4th 1454 (Feb. 21, 2014), dealt a significant blow to call recording class actions across California. ...more
Sometimes the day just gets away from you …..
Here are three privacy & security things you should know for your week:
1. FTC Cites TRUSTe With Misrepresenting Practices – Fines $200,000
On 15 September 2014, Qatar’s Emir approved Law No. 14 of 2014, The Cybercrime Prevention Law (“Cybercrime Law”). Although it has not yet been published in Qatar’s Official Gazette, the text of the law was published in the...more
Data protection breaches of health related sensitive data might occur through a mere video scanning an individual’s face according to a recent research....more
In April of this year, the FBI issued a Private Industry Notification (PIN) to the health care industry warning of the “likely increase [in] cyber intrusions against health care systems.” In the same month, and into June of...more
Restaurant chain Applebee’s has joined other businesses such as Overstock.com, Hilton, Capitol One, and Bass Pro Shops as defendants in purported class action lawsuits alleging that they illegally recorded calls to or from...more
..On the right track? Google reportedly will be testing a new method of targeting mobile users, one which connects the company’s mobile web tracking mechanisms with its mobile app tracking mechanisms, thereby allowing Google...more
It was widely reported yesterday in The New York Times and elsewhere that a sophisticated Russian crime ring was holding a massive cache of stolen Internet credentials. According to the private security firm Hold Security, a...more
According to the French Data Protection Authority’s (“CNIL”) recently issued activity report for 2013, the CNIL was especially busy in 2013. The main topics addressed by the CNIL in 2013 were the creation of a national...more
The Internet of Things is expected to lead to 50 billion connected devices by 2020 collecting and exchanging personal data about their users, their lives, their preferences and tastes. This will lead not only to relevant data...more
FTC Shoots Down COPPA Compliance Request Based on Social Networking -
The Federal Trade Commission has denied an application from AssertID seeking the agency's approval of a proposed method of verifiable parental...more
Earlier this week, the Canadian government introduced Bill C-13, Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act. The proposed legislation covers a lot of ground, including the introduction of a suite of new investigation powers...more
In This Issue:
- FEDERAL ISSUES
- STATE ISSUES
- FIRM NEWS
- FIRM PUBLICATIONS
- CONSUMER FINANCE
- PRIVACY/DATA SECURITY
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued formal guidance to clarify the anti-money laundering obligations of administrators and exchangers of convertible virtual currency.
“Virtual” currency, unlike...more
What’s in a name?
When you think of identity theft, you typically think of someone taking a person’s name plus some other identifiers, like their address and Social Security number or credit card number, to go on a...more
Topics In This Issue:
- CONSUMER FINANCE
- CREDIT CARDS
- PRIVACY/DATA SECURITY
- CRIMINAL ENFORCEMENT
- Excerpt From FEDERAL ISSUES:
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, recently finalized regulations (Final Rule) requiring non-bank Residential Mortgage Lenders and Originators (RMLOs) to establish...more
Attorney Steven Getman reports that New York State residents may soon have new safeguards against intrusive telemarketing calls.
The New York State Senate gave final legislative passage on Wednesday (June 13) to a bill that...more
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