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Did 2018 Set In Motion Privacy Regulation in the U.S. Landscape? Let's Review

Privacy and data security is constantly evolving and 2018 presented no exception. Let’s take a look back at some of the highlights of this year. Cambridge Analytica (March 2018): Facebook announced that Cambridge Analytica...more

White and Williams LLP

Security of Critical Infrastructure Relies on Businesses to Build Resilience

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently made “strengthening risk management and prioritization of cyber and physical threats and hazards” a national priority. Similarly, this week’s theme for National Cyber...more

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Welcome to National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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This month marks fifteen years of observing National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NSCAM) in October. The program was started way back in 2004, by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security...more

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National Cyber Strategy Aims to Deter through Strength; Collaborate with Private Sector to Secure Cyberspace

Late last week the White House released its National Cyber Strategy, setting forth its approach to protecting U.S. critical infrastructure from global cyber threats. The National Cyber Strategy builds off of Executive Order...more

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What Does the New White House Cyber Strategy Do?

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On September 20, 2018, the White House released its new National Cyber Strategy, which details a four-pillar national cybersecurity plan. In a letter to the American people preceding the 26-page plan, President Donald Trump...more

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White House's New National Cyber Strategy: Dramatic Changes for Government Contractors

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• President Donald Trump recently unveiled a new National Cyber Strategy (Strategy) that centers on four pillars of priority. • The Strategy includes two main areas of impact to government contractors – "Strengthen Federal...more

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The UK Cyber Essentials Requirements for IT Infrastructure provides a window into GDPR expectations for data security requirements

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The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which went into effect in May 2018, requires companies to implement appropriate security measures when handling personal data....more

Robinson & Cole LLP

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - August 2018 #4

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A new ransomware, dubbed “Ryuk,” has surfaced in the last few weeks and is said to be targeting large organizations in the United States. The attackers behind Ryuk have reportedly made more than $640,000 in just two weeks,...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Russian Hackers Successfully Phished Hundreds of U.S. Companies Last Year

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has indicated that Russian hackers targeted the energy, nuclear, aviation and critical manufacturing sectors through targeting phishing campaigns throughout 2017 and were successful....more

Holland & Knight LLP

Congress Continues Push on Medical Device Cybersecurity Mandates - FDA Issues Medical Device Safety Action Plan; DHS Continues to...

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Cybersecurity risks to the health and medical device sector continue to be front and center both in Congress and the executive branch, with increasing risks coming from nation states, nonstate actors and other attackers. The...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

NIST Cybersecurity Framework 1.1: A blueprint for compliance and assurance

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In February 2014 the U.S. National Institute of Standards in Technology (‘NIST’) published the ?rst NIST Cybersecurity Framework, responding to an Executive Order on improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity issued by...more

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Cyber Risk News & Trends

Cybersecurity This Month - Are U.S Elections At Risk? "Frankly, the United States is under attack," U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said at the Senate Intelligence Committee’s annual hearing on...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

In-fo’ a CFIUS Review: The Expanding Power of CFIUS through Data Security Scrutiny

CFIUS is expanding its reach. Where the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has generally scrutinized foreign acquisition of U.S. “critical infrastructure,” it has now signaled that it may look closely at any...more

McDermott Will & Emery

New Chinese Government Report Highlights Recent Data Protection Enforcement and Attitudes

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In the final days of 2017, the vice chairman of the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) submitted a report to the Standing Committee of the NPC detailing the Network Security Law enforcement...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

NIST Releases Second Draft of Revised Cybersecurity Framework

Revising its guidance on internal assessments and highlighting the importance of managing cybersecurity within supply chains, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released the second draft of Version 1.1...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Transferring Data from China: Who Must First Pass a Pre-Export Security Assessment?

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China’s new data protection framework clearly creates a requirement for local storage and conducting a security assessment before personal information or important data is shared with other jurisdictions, but it is currently...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Michigan Governor Establishes Cyber Civilian Corp.

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law the Cyber Civilian Corps Act, which established the Michigan Cyber Civilian Corps, dubbed MiC3, which has been in existence for three years, but not statutorily deployed....more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Energy and Critical Infrastructure Industries Warned of Increased Attacks by FBI and DHS

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security issued a joint statement on October 20 warning of an increased danger of a malicious “multi-stage intrusion campaign” to critical infrastructure industries, including the energy...more

Robinson & Cole LLP

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - October 2017 #4

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Energy and Critical Infrastructure Industries Warned of Increased Attacks by FBI and DHS - The FBI and Department of Homeland Security issued a joint statement on October 20, 2017 warning of an increased danger of a...more

Jones Day

Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Update Vol. 15

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UNITED STATES - Regulatory—Policy, Best Practices, and Standards - FTC Comments on Improvements to IoT Device Security - On June 19, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") submitted comments to a working group organized by the...more

Faegre Baker Daniels

Recent Enforcement Developments and Trends Regarding China's Cybersecurity Law

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Since the Cybersecurity Law of China took effect three months ago, various peripheral regulations have been published by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) and other related agencies. These regulations have...more

Hogan Lovells

Another step forward filling in blanks in the cyber security law or more questions than answers?

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Another step forward filling in blanks in the cyber security law or more questions than answers? On 11 July 2017, the China Cyberspace Administration ("CAC") released the draft Key Security ("Draft Regulations") for public...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Hackers Could Target Airports, Planes, Satellites, Ships, Cars, and Trains

Cybersecurity for critical infrastructure continues to be of concern, including the transportation sector. A new study by ABI Research concludes that although the transportation sector continues to increase spending on...more

Faegre Baker Daniels

Draft Regulation Expands Critical Information Infrastructure Definition and Requirements

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Another draft rule, “Regulation on the Security Protection of Critical Information Infrastructure” (Draft Regulation), was released for public comments on July 10, 2017, by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC). The...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

The Chinese Government Issued Draft Cybersecurity Regulations to Protect Critical Information Infrastructure

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On June 10, 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China (the “CAC”) released the Draft Regulations on the Security Protection of Critical Information Infrastructure. The CAC is seeking public comments with a deadline of...more

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