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Registration Opens for NNI Webinar on Measurements of Potential Ecotoxicological Risk

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Registration is now available for the National Nanotechnology Initiative’s (NNI) June 11, 2019, webinar on “Practical Applications of 15 Years of NanoEHS Research: Measurements of Potential Ecotoxicological Risk.” The...more

Hogan Lovells

NIST Continues to Make Progress on its Privacy Framework

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While eyes focus on the privacy legislative debate now underway in the United States, the development of a new Privacy Framework by the influential National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) is also worthy of...more

Sera-Brynn

Reality check: Defense industry’s implementation of NIST SP 800-171 - Keen insights from certified cybersecurity assessors.

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This week, the certified cybersecurity assessment team from Sera-Brynn published “Reality check: Defense industry’s implementation of NIST SP 800-171.” The report provides the insights, charts, graphs, and statistics that...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Federal Engagement Standards for Artificial Intelligence: NIST Request for Information

As we previewed in a prior alert, the executive branch is now soliciting additional input related to artificial intelligence (AI). The Trump administration’s executive order titled “Maintaining American Leadership in...more

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C.

HHS Releases Cybersecurity Threat Mitigation Guide

The Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) has released the “Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients” guide. The publication contains a comprehensive summary of cybersecurity...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

CCPA: Proposed Bill Would Link Reasonable Security To NIST Standards

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Given the near ubiquitous coverage of proposed CCPA amendments, it may be hard to believe that any bill could fly under the radar, but that appears to be the case with AB 1035, which would amend the CCPA’s private right of...more

Hogan Lovells

NIST Seeking Input on AI Technical Standards by May 31, 2019

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On May 1, 2019, the National institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced a Request for Information (RFI) in the Federal Register regarding ongoing efforts to develop technical standards for artificial intelligence...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

Emerging Technologies Washington Update May 2019 #1

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This Week: Consumer advocates discuss privacy before Senate Commerce Committee, House E&C panel convenes hearing on robocall bills, NIST Launches RFI on federal AI Standards, Commissioner Starks supports bill targeting...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Privacy FAQs: Does the CCPA apply to information that has been de-identified?

The California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") was enacted in early 2018 as a political compromise to stave off a poorly drafted, and plaintiff’s friendly ballot initiative. Although the CCPA is scheduled to go into force in...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

“Internet of Things” Guidance to be Added to Cybersecurity Requirements for Agencies and Federal Contractors

In 2019, cybersecurity has become top-of-mind for most federal government contractors and agencies that share sensitive information. In addition to updated Department of Defense guidance and procedures for evaluating...more

Sera-Brynn

Cybersecurity Frameworks – A (Hard)Core Feature of The Ohio Data Protection Act

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In 2018, Ohio – the home of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – enacted a cybersecurity law that rocked cybersecurity frameworks. The Ohio Data Protection Act (“ODPA” or the Act) creates a safe harbor for organizations that adopt...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

Emerging Technologies Washington Update April 2019 #4

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This Week: Congressional committees to examine robocalls, IoT, consumer privacy next week, Merkley, Kennedy introduce bill to protect air passenger privacy, GAO Official discusses artificial intelligence, OSTP Director touts...more

Sera-Brynn

The 2019 DFARS Glossary: Cybersecurity Acronyms for Government Contractors

by Sera-Brynn on

It’s 2019 and our updated DFARS glossary is here. With our expanded DFARS glossary, Sera-Brynn defines key terms for cybersecurity compliance in the government space. There are many key terms you need to know – especially if...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Cybersecurity's Increasing Impact on Prime Contract and Subcontract Awards

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Since last year, I have been writing about the increasing impact of cybersecurity on contract awards. DoD has issued guidance on how it will evaluate system security plans, and it has indicated that, along with cost,...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

HIPAA Security And “Zero Day” Exploits: How To Stay Ahead Of The Hack

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HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR)’s April 3, 2019 cybersecurity newsletter highlights one of the more challenging cybersecurity vulnerabilities faced by covered entities and business associates. OCR reminds covered entities...more

Hardin Compliance Consulting LLC

Lessons Learned from Recent SEC and FINRA Cases for April 2019

Advisor Slammed for Charging Some Clients More for Same Services: Continuing its focus on retail investors, the SEC recently settled with Valley Forge Asset Management, LLC (“VF”) a dually-registered investment adviser and...more

Burns & Levinson LLP

Interesting Cybersecurity Development in the Insurance and Vendor Risk Arena

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Often one of the benefits of working with a capable cyber risk broker or insurer is that the covered business has access to supplemental services ranging from security assessments to budget-priced post-incident legal support....more

Hogan Lovells

One IoTa of Consensus: Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Cybersecurity for Internet-Connected Devices Introduced

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Members of Congress recently introduced a bipartisan proposal to enhance cybersecurity for the network of Internet-connected devices, commonly known as the Internet of things (IoT)....more

McGuireWoods LLP

ICYMI: A quick look at recent Privacy and Cybersecurity headlines

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FTC Seeks Comment on Proposed Amendments to Safeguards and Privacy Rules - The FTC is seeking comment on proposed changes to the Safeguards Rule and the Privacy Rule under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. The Safeguards Rule...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

Emerging Technologies Washington Update March 2019 #3

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This Week: McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president Greg Guice comments on Internet of Things legislation, Senators raise privacy concerns related to airline in-flight entertainment systems, NHTSA seeks comments on...more

Alston & Bird

Companion Cybersecurity Disclosure Bills Introduced in U.S. Congress

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On February 28 and March 13, 2019, members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives introduced legislation designed to enhance the transparency of cybersecurity risk oversight at certain SEC reporting companies. ...more

Shipman & Goodwin LLP

HHS Warns Health Care Organizations of Cybersecurity Threats

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) recently released a publication entitled “Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients,” which sets forth a “common set of...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

NIST Publishes Guide To Secure An Organization’s Mobile Devices

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Just last month, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), a part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), published guidance for public and private companies to protect mobile devices and...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

Emerging Technologies Washington Update March 2019 #1

by McGuireWoods Consulting on

This Week: Privacy remains at forefront of federal and state policy debates, Senate Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee examines competition and concentration, Democrats unveil net neutrality legislation Week in Review - The...more

Jones Day

Jones Day Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Update | Vol. 21

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UNITED STATES - Regulatory—Policy, Best Practices, and Standards - NIST Evaluates Advances in Face Recognition Software - On November 30, 2018, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ("NIST") published a...more

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