Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - April 2015

In This Issue:

- DOJ Issues Cyber Preparation and Response Guidance

- RadioShack’s Plan to Auction Customer Data Highlights Issues Over Treatment of Such Data as an Asset

- Google v. Vidal-Hall and Others: The English Court of Appeal Recognizes “Distress” as Damage

- San Francisco Federal Court Dismisses Video Privacy Protection Act Claims Against Hulu

- New Jersey Federal Court Dismisses Claims Against Horizon Healthcare Services Over Members’ Data Breach

- President Obama Expands US Cybersecurity Sanctions Regime

- NY Department of Financial Services Highlights Concerns Over Data Practices of Third-Party Service Providers

- The FCC Takes on a New Privacy Enforcement Role

- NAIC Adopts Cybersecurity Principles, Continues Focus on Cyber Insurance Marketplace

- Virginia Establishes First State-Level Information Sharing Organization

- Excerpt from DOJ Issues Cyber Preparation and Response Guidance:

On April 29, 2015, the Department of Justice (DOJ) hosted a roundtable on cybersecurity breach preparation and response. Members of DOJ’s Criminal Division and National Security Division and representatives from the FBI and the White House all offered government perspective on recent cybersecurity events and the threats faced by the private sector. Attorneys from the Criminal Division’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) and other DOJ representatives then discussed engagement with the private sector and the need to do more to combat cybersecurity threats...

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