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Accountants ask court to exempt them from Red Flags Rules

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2010

Last week the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) filed papers seeking summary judgment in the lawsuit filed against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to exempt accountants from the FTC's Red Flags Rules

Federal judge rules that lawyers need not comply with Red Flags Rules

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2009

After hearing argument yesterday, Federal District Judge Reggie B. Walton entered an order this morning granting the American Bar Association's (ABA) request that lawyers be excluded from enforcement of the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC's) controversial Red Flags Rules

Social networking sites used as command and control structure for botnets

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2009

Are you having trouble making sense of social networking sites like Twitter?

Five key steps to developing an information security program

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2009

Information security the discipline of protecting information found in paper documents, electronic files and emails has become increasingly important in business

Incident of the week: hack of researchers' email triggers "Climategate"

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2009

Compared to security breaches that involve credit card and bank account information, other breaches in security often get somewhat short-changed in the media, notwithstanding the occasional hack of a celebrity cell phone

Declassified documents show FBI expanding data mining efforts over 1.5 billion personal records (and counting)

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2009

Declassified documents obtained (but not published) by WIRED Magazine indicate that the FBI has been hard at work expanding a database of Americans' personal and financial information

Albert Gonzalez gets 20 years for TJXHeartland breaches

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2010

Last week was a tough week for Albert Gonzalez, the so-called "leader of the largest hacking and identity theft ring ever prosecuted by the U.S. government."

FTC delays enforcement of Red Flags Rule through December 31, 2010 to give Congress time to exempt certain businesses from rule’s requirements

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2010

This morning, Friday, May 28, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it was extending the deadline for enforcement of the Red Flags Rule through December 31, 2010, in order to give Congress sufficient time to amend the law to exclude certain businesses from application of the Rule

FTC delays enforcement of Red Flags Rule against doctors & hospitals until appeals court rules

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2010

On June 25, 2010, federal district court judge Reggie B Walton of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia entered a stipulated court order directing the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to delay enforcement of the FTC's Red Flags Rule against doctors and medical practices represented by the American Medical Association (AMA) and American Osteopathic Association

FTC tells businesses, schools and local governments: stop sharing personal information on peer-to-peer filesharing networks

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 23 2010

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced yesterday that it had notified "almost 100" companies and organizations, including schools and local governments, that sensitive personal information from those entities was being shared across peer-to-peer (P2P) filesharing networks