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
Cybersecurity Lobbying Booming: How Law Firms Can Profit
Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part One)
After years of pundits saying "oh, major cyber legislation will pass this year," it may finally be happening. Last week Congress hammered out details on four different cyber bills that are intended to help the country move...more
New York’s Department of Financial Services released a letter on December 10, 2014, announcing the details of its plan to focus more attention on cyber security matters in conducting examinations. Directed at New...more
sing it with me now….
Five Golden Rules…….(well, five new privacy laws/requirements)
There are five significant new privacy laws/amendments that will be effective as of New Year’s Day — January 1, 2015 — and...more
Why it matters -
Reflecting continued regulatory focus on the issue of cybersecurity, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry said in recent remarks, retailers must be held accountable for data breaches, urging...more
Curiously, while the numbers on data security and cyber liability losses have grabbed headlines, the published information has not focused on the insurance perspective. NetDiligence® recently released its Cyber Claims Study...more
Hacking breaches continue to push companies into the unwelcome public spotlight to defend their corporate data security practices—including recently the cyberattack on Sony Entertainment Corp. (13 PVLR 2062,...more
As the much-publicized data breaches of the last year reveal, third parties are often the gateway to an organization’s data. As repositories of vast amounts of confidential client data in e-discovery, such as personally...more
In this issue:
- Strategic Planning Challenges
- Assess the Impact of Advances in Technology and Big Data
- Shareholder Activism
- The Return of M&A
Your Highest Priority is also Your Greatest Challenge
- Data breaches are not just dramatic headlines in the Wall Street Journal and New York Times—they are events that increasingly are affecting companies and...more
In 2014, regulators around the globe issued guidelines, legislation and penalties in an effort to enhance security and control within the ever-shifting field of privacy and data protection. The Federal Trade Commission...more
On November 14, 2014, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a report critical of the agency’s performance in protecting personally identifiable information (PII) and...more
Forget me not. Twitter launched just eight years ago with this tweet from company co-founder, Jack Dorsey: (Please see photo below.)
(Not nearly as dramatic as “Mr. Watson—come here—I want to see you”— but I digress.) ...more
Here are three privacy stories to start your week -
1. Dear “financial institution” : how is your data security?!
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) announced (press release) that on November 18 the Senator...more
As recent high-profile cyberattacks have demonstrated, employers have a duty to protect their employees’ electronically stored personal information from being accessed by hackers, and to promptly remedy any breach in security...more
On November 5, 2014, the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Timothy G. Massad, gave keynote remarks at the Futures Industry Association Expo 2014.
Part of Chairman Massad’s remarks focused on the...more
Have you heard about cyber insurance? It is predicted to be the next big thing in insurance coverage. In the aftermath of the Home Depot and Target data breaches, it’s easy to see why companies doing business over the...more
In This Presentation:
- WHY IS DATA PRIVACY AND SECURITY IMPORTANT?
..Why is it important to protect data?
..SEC Cybersecurity Risk Alert
- BEFORE THE BREACH
On November 3, a large financial services company announced the rollout of its Token Service (Service) for online, mobile app, and in-store mobile purchases. The Service is designed to increase security and reduce...more
Pepper partners Gregory J. Nowak and Angelo A. Stio III discussed data privacy and cybersecurity issues for investment funds during a recent webinar for West LegalEdcenter. This podcast is a recording of their...more
When the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) released its Cybersecurity Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (the “Framework”), (a priority program for the federal Department of...more
On November 6, 2014, the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance (FACI) met in Washington, DC. FACI heard presentations about the role of cyber insurance in cybersecurity, the affordability and accessibility of auto...more
Convenience, accessibility, and cost have led companies and their employees to put an increased amount of data in the cloud. But, does this put corporate data at risk? Attorneys Seth Northrop and Sam Walling discuss some of...more
Welcome to the first Tuesday in November — don’t forget to vote tomorrow!
Chip-and-Pin Not Likely “Cure-All” -
There is good news in the world of retail data breaches: US merchants are finally moving away from...more
The thing about electronic data is that it is not subject to traditional geographical boundaries. Policyholders must navigate a patch work of regulations that often significantly differ from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. ...more
On October 28, 2014, the California Attorney General (“AG”) released its second annual report detailing the security breaches reported to the AG’s office in 2013, and provided recommendations to both the industry and...more
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