Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - July 2014

In This Issue:

- Treasury Secretary Calls for Increased Focus on Cybersecurity

- New Requirements for ‘Cleared Intelligence’ Contractors

- FTC Clarifies Verifiable Parental Consent Methods Under COPPA

- Small Retailer Fined for Failing to Provide Data Breach Notification

- Excerpt from FTC Clarifies Verifiable Parental Consent Methods Under CO PPA -

On July 16, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) updated a section of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) related to obtaining verifiable parental consent under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).4 The latest in a series of updates, the FAQ clarifies and expands methods of obtaining consent available to website operators and mobile app developers, and provides entirely new guidance regarding the liability of third-party platforms...

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