Technology in Healthcare
Wearable Technology: A Perfect Fit For Litigation
Investment Management Update - Focus on Data Privacy and Cybersecurity
IP|Trend: It’s Time to Get to Know the Federal Trade Commission
IP | Trend: Data in the Cloud is the Next Big Storm?
IP|Trend: Keeping Your Start-Up Compliant
Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
Five Year Plan: DTCC's Marisol Collazo Offers a Progress Report on Global Data Repository Issues
IP|Trend: Dust up After the Breach
Protecting Trade Secrets During Business Collaboration
Legal Considerations for Web-Based Start-Ups
PREVENTING AND RESPONDING TO DATA BREACHES IN AN ERA OF CYBER INSECURITY
Why Cyber Security?
Hot Topics Roundtable for Fund Managers - Cybersecurity, Valuation, and More
Bitter C-Suite: Privacy, Security and Data Protection Issues Facing Corporations, Directors and Officers
An Overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey
EU Data Protection Reform – Interview with Susan Foster, Member, Mintz Levin
Polsinelli Podcast - Cybersecurity Threats - What Every Business Owner Should Know
Faure: Using Client Data to Increase Law Firm Revenues
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has brought over 50 cases against companies that put consumer data at unreasonable risk. On June 30, 2015, the FTC released a guide titled Start with Security that summarizes 10 lessons the...more
On June 24, 2015, the Office of Personnel Management (the “OPM”) announced several actions to strengthen its cybersecurity. The 8-page “Actions to Strengthen Cybersecurity and Protect Critical IT Systems” (the “Action Plan”)...more
In recent headlines, the Office of Personnel Management (“OPM”) has begun notifying millions of federal employees that it may have lost their personal information earlier this month in a data breach.
The data breach...more
In the wake of what seems to be daily announcements of new data security breaches and increased regulatory oversight over company information security and privacy practices, companies are looking for ways to minimize risks...more
On June 18, 2015, Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Jim Himes (D-CT) sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) calling for updated cybersecurity disclosure guidance for publicly traded companies....more
In this Presentation:
- Chocolate, Cookies, Coffee and Biscuits
- Privacy, Legislation, Underworld behaviour
- Even manufacturers have secrets to protect!
- Invention, 1%’ers and...more
I haven’t yet turned to a life of crime, so far be it from me to criticize actual criminals’ profit-maximizing strategies. It’s easy for me to nitpick, but I’m not the one strapping on my mask and trying to earn a...more
The below chart constitutes a summary of the laws of various jurisdictions that govern data breach notifications...more
On June 16, the Online Trust Alliance, an industry group focused on developing and encouraging best practices in online security and privacy, announced that a recent audit of approximately 1,000 websites showed that 46%...more
Regulatory Developments -
Client Alert: SEC Proposes Pay for Performance Rules:
Goodwin Procter’s Capital Markets practice has issued a Client Alert on the SEC’s proposed rule that would require most public...more
In This Issue:
- Increased Scrutiny by Chinese Securities Regulators Will Have Global Implications
- Effective Employee Suspension Agreements to Facilitate Compliance Investigations
- Protecting Against...more
When people think about data breaches, corporate giants like Target, Home Depot and Michael’s spring to mind. But even small businesses holding personal information can face costly consequences if a breach occurs.
The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has released a report entitled "Update on Cyber Security in the Banking Sector: Third Party Service Providers." The report details the findings of an October, 2014...more
Following the Texas Attorney General’s objection to the sale of RadioShack Corporation’s consumer data as an asset in its bankruptcy, 37 other state attorneys general and a large number of other consumer protection entities...more
Over the past couple of weeks, payroll giant ADP and successful HR startup Zenefits got into what The Starr Conspiracy has called a “kerfuffle” over Zenefits’ use of ADP’s employer data and millions of employees’ personal...more
It’s appropriate that the “boys of summer” feature prominently in today’s post.
Strike three for the St. Louis Cardinals?
On another summer Privacy Monday in 2014, we made note of a reported hack into the Houston...more
Over the last few months, we’ve been talking about cybersecurity issues for employers. We’ve discussed the responsibilities and risks associated with personally identifiable information and the wave of lawsuits resulting...more
Why it matters -
The member banking agencies of the Office of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) will soon promulgate a “Cybersecurity Assessment Tool” for use by community banks after a pilot...more
It’s a familiar pattern. First, new risks inspire legislation and regulations that impose new penalties. Next, insurers and policyholders fight over whether the new liabilities are covered under traditional liability...more
Connecticut’s legislature has passed a bill that imposes strict new timing requirements for entities conducting business in the state that experience a data breach, which Governor Malloy reportedly intends to sign into law. ...more
In this Presentation:
- Internet of Things - definition
- But what is it all about?
- But not just that...
- The IoT market in figures...
- Beecham Research - view of the World
- The Connected...more
On June 12, 2015, the German Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag) passed an Act to Improve the Security of Information Technology Systems ("IT-Security Act"). The new legislation requires operators of so-called critical...more
The mission of the French data protection authority—the Commission Nationale Informatique et Libertés (CNIL)—is “to protect personal data, support innovation, [and] preserve individual liberties.”
In addition to its...more
On June 18, 2015, Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act was passed by Canada’s House of Commons vote. Bill S-4 was previously passed by Canada’s Senate. The Digital Privacy Act includes important amendments to the Personal...more
Employees are reasonable in assuming that their employer is protecting their personal information from compromise. The obvious way to do that is to maintain appropriate encryption technology. Simply put: encryption,...more
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