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New legislation proposed in California includes a package of privacy-related bills referred to as the California Privacy & Protection Act.
The bills proposed include...more
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As expected in his State of the Union address last night, President Obama made it very clear that cybersecurity is on his agenda for 2015. After stating that:
“No foreign nation, no hacker should be able to shut down...more
On Monday, January 12, 2015, President Obama appeared at the Federal Trade Commission to announce the administration’s blitz of cyber security and privacy legislative and public policy initiatives, which will be discussed in...more
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In This Issue:
- Obama Issues Order to Improve Data Security
- Fed Official Calls for U.S. to Stop Bailing Out Banks
- Global Regulators Crack Down on Shadow Banking to Curb Risks
- CFPB Reports...more
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On April 22, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) updated its "Frequently Asked Questions" (FAQ) website to provide additional information on how operators can collect students' personal information—in compliance with the...more
Kentucky is the 47th state, along with the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, to enact a data breach notification law requiring business entities to notify individuals of security breaches...more
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