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Arizona Strengthens and Expands Data Breach Notification Law

The Arizona Legislature has significantly expanded and strengthened the state's data breach notification law. The legislation was signed by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey on April 11, 2018....more

What Arizona Companies Need to Know About Arizona Cybersecurity Law

Given the nearly daily reports of data breaches, ransomware attacks and phishing exploits affecting entities of all sizes, Arizona entities should be aware that Arizona law may require them to provide notice to employees,...more

FTC Explains Evolution of COPPA in Live Twitter Chat

On March 6, 2018, the FTC hosted a live Twitter chat to mark the twentieth anniversary of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)....more

Oregon, New York, Alabama, and Rhode Island Join List of States Considering Data Breach Legislation Post-Equifax

Any entity that does business in these states or maintains confidential information of their residents should monitor the proposed data breach legislation discussed below: Oregon, New York, Alabama, and Rhode Island....more

Update on Colorado’s Proposed Privacy and Cybersecurity Legislation

As we first reported in our January 22, 2018, alert, the Colorado legislature is considering legislation that, if enacted, would significantly change Colorado privacy and data security law....more

Colorado Legislature Considers Sweeping Privacy and Cybersecurity Legislation

A bipartisan group of Colorado legislators proposed legislation that, if enacted, would significantly change the requirements for how Colorado entities protect, transfer, secure, and dispose of documents containing “personal...more

Arizona Legislature Considers Strengthening Data Breach Notification Law

The Arizona State Legislature is considering proposed legislation that, if enacted, would significantly change the requirements for how Arizona entities respond to data breaches....more

Washington A.G. Sues Uber in First Enforcement Action Under Revised Data Breach Law

The State of Washington's Attorney General filed a complaint against Uber Technologies, Inc., (Uber) this week related to the 2016 hack that exposed the personal data of 57 million riders and drivers. The suit is the first...more

Eighth Circuit Issues Two Class Action Data Breach Rulings

In the span of just nine days, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued two rulings in class actions involving data breaches—one breach in 2013 at brokerage firm Scottrade and another in 2014 at grocery stores...more

Uber Settles FTC Dispute Over Consumer Data Privacy and Security Allegations

There are several key takeaways from a 20-year proposed consent order agreed to by Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...more

Maryland Amends Data Breach Notification Law

The Maryland General Assembly recently amended the Maryland Personal Information Protection Act to expand the definition of personal information, provide a 45-day timeframe for providing notice of a breach, allow for...more

Colorado District Court Dismisses Data Breach Class Action Against Noodles & Company

The U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado recently dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit filed by financial institutions relating to a 2016 data breach that involved hundreds of Noodles & Company (Noodles)...more

Colorado Division of Securities Publishes Final Cybersecurity Rules

The Colorado Division of Securities (Division) has published final cybersecurity rules applicable to broker-dealers and investment advisers. The Colorado Attorney General's office has 20 days to write an opinion on the rules,...more

SEC Emphasizes Cybersecurity Preparedness in Wake of Global Ransomware Attack

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) has issued a Risk Alert in the wake of the widespread WannaCry ransomware attack that has inflicted hundreds of thousands...more

Colorado Proposes Cybersecurity Rules for Investment Advisers, Broker-Dealers

The Colorado Division of Securities recently issued proposed rules directed at establishing cybersecurity requirements for broker-dealers and investment advisers. The proposed rules were issued only a month after New York...more

New Mexico Becomes 48th State to Enact Data Breach Notification Law

New Mexico recently became the 48th state to enact a data breach notification law. This continues the accelerated pace of state data breach legislative activity in the last two years. Since 2015, at least 41 states have...more

Eighth Circuit Remands Proposed Settlement in Target Data Breach Class Action

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has remanded a $10 million settlement in the Target data breach class action on the grounds that the district court had not rigorously analyzed the propriety of the class...more

IRS and Others Renew Warnings About Fraudulent Emails Targeting Employee Tax Information

With tax season in full swing, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), state tax agencies, and tax industry groups recently renewed a warning about Form W-2 email spear-phishing scams. ...more

Colorado Supreme Court Limits Jurisdiction Over Manufacturers

The Colorado Supreme Court has joined a number of other federal and state courts in limiting the extent to which product manufacturers can be subjected to a state’s general personal jurisdiction, even when the manufacturer's...more

Plaintiffs Cannot Bring Data Breach Lawsuits Without Evidence That Information Will Be Used To Harm

The latest development in how American courts will handle the standing question for data breach class actions came last week when the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed for lack of standing a putative...more

Colorado Law Protects Student Information, Boosts Cybersecurity Resources

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has signed into law two bills implementing enhanced protections and obligations for entities handling student personally identifiable information and increasing state resources dedicated to...more

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