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Delaware Student Data Privacy Protection Act Awaits Governor’s Signature

by Morris James LLP on

With the continuing push for more prolific and creative use of technology in Kindergarten through 12th grade classrooms, student data has become more valuable, and the protection of that data of greater concern. In the face...more

Student Privacy In Online Educational Services

The commercial use of data mined by providers of online educational services, such as Internet homework portals, digital grade books for teachers, and student e-mail programs, continues to be a hot topic on numerous fronts. ...more

The FTC Did Some Kid-ding Around in 2014

by McDermott Will & Emery on

2014 was a busy year for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The FTC announced something new under COPPA nearly every month, including...more

It Takes More Than a Village: Protecting Student Privacy in the Age of Big Data

by Snell & Wilmer on

High-profile data breaches and cyber-attacks on well-known brands and businesses have dominated the news cycle for more than a year. Yet during the same time, less visible, but no less important efforts have been made to...more

President Promotes Cybersecurity in State of the Union Address

by McGuireWoods LLP on

Highlighting the importance of cybersecurity in a time of data breaches and cyber attacks that have compromised our national security, privacy, economy, and businesses, President Obama incorporated cybersecurity issues in his...more

President Presses For Action On Cybersecurity Legislation In State Of The Union

by King & Spalding on

On January 20, 2015, President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address, during which he pressed for Congress to take action to combat cybersecurity threats. He called on Congress to “finally pass the legislation...more

Advertising Law - January 2015 #3

President Obama Focuses on Cybersecurity, Privacy, Data Breach Notification - Data security and privacy concerns received special attention in President Obama’s State of the Union address where the President advocated...more

White House Proposal: Beef Up Anti-Hacking Laws and Resolve a Circuit Split

President Obama wants to go where the Supreme Court refused to tread.  As part of his  cybersecurity and privacy initiatives, which we discussed last week, the President would strengthen the federal anti-hacking provisions of...more

Alert: Obama Makes Cybersecurity A National Priority

by Cooley LLP on

Over the past two weeks, President Obama has made clear that cybersecurity continues to be a concern, and he and the administration are increasing their focus on the issue. ...more

The Cyber Security State of the Union: Obama Commits “to Protect a Free and Open Internet”

In last week’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama continued his ongoing push for nationwide privacy legislation to “better meet the evolving threat of cyber-attacks, combat identity theft, and protect our...more

President Obama Announces New Legislative Proposal Focused on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity

In response to the recent wave of high-profile data breaches, President Obama has revealed proposed legislation aimed at improving the nation’s cybersecurity by increasing certain privacy protections, streamlining the...more

State Of The Union “Sneak Peek” Highlights Administration Cybersecurity Initiatives

by King & Spalding on

As part of a series of “sneak peeks” announced in advance of the State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 20th, President Obama made remarks last week before the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Homeland...more

What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs

by Smith Anderson on

The slew of highly publicized data breaches over the past few years has brought the issue of cyber-security truly to the mainstream -- most recently reaching our living rooms through President Barack Obama’s State of the...more

President Obama’s 2015 Priorities Include Cybersecurity

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

During his recent State of the Union address, President Obama called on Congress “to finally pass the legislation we need to better meet the evolving threat of cyber attacks, combat identity theft, and protect our children’s...more

Privacy and Data Security 2015: President Obama’s Mandate for a Strong Tight-Knit Legislative Framework

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

In his January 20 State of the Union address, President Obama said, “We are a strong, tight-knit family who has made it through some very, very hard times.” This statement was used as a theme for the economic initiatives set...more

2015 State of the Union: Cyber, Data and Privacy Issues

by Holland & Knight LLP on

President Obama's State of the Union address highlighted the importance of cybersecurity, data security and privacy to his 2015 agenda: "No foreign nation, no hacker, should be able to shut down our networks, steal our...more

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