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Cybersecurity update: U.S. sanctions on the horizon for malicious cyber-attackers

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2015

Executive Order 13694 is the Obama Administration's latest tool to combat cybersecurity threats. On April 1, 2015, President Obama declared a

National Roadmap for health data sharing: FTC advocates preservation of privacy and competition

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2015

On April 1, 2015, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), which assists with the coordination of federal

Update on state breach notification laws

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2015

In the first few months of 2015, a number of states have introduced data breach notification bills and proposed legislative amendments designed to

The Consumer Privacy Bill of rights redux

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

On February 27, 2015, the Obama White House released an "Administration Discussion Draft" of its Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015

FTC merger review likely to incorporate analysis of privacy issues

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission), along with the U.S. Department of Justice, can challenge mergers it believes will result in a

Consumer health information update from both sides of the Atlantic

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

As we reported in May 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) convened stakeholders to explore whether health-related information collected from and

States respond to recent breaches with encryption legislation

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2015

In the wake of recent breaches of personally identifiable information (PII) suffered by health insurance companies located in their states, the

Employers with group health plans: have you notified state regulators of the breach?

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2015

Data security breaches affecting large segments of the U.S. population continue to dominate the news. Over the past few years, there has been

FTC Commissioner Brill comments on potential reforms in data privacy enforcement

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2015

On February 18, 2015, Commissioner Julie Brill spoke to students at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth concerning the Federal Trade

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 3.0 encryption declared “no longer acceptable” to protect data

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2015

On Friday, February 13, 2015, the Payment Cards Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council (Council) posted a bulletin to its website, becoming the