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Massachusetts forces businesses to implement sweeping information security measures by January 1, 2009

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2008

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts recently adopted regulations requiring all businesses that own, license, store or maintain personal information about a resident of Massachusetts to adopt a comprehensive, written information security program

Five steps to complying with the Red Flag Rules: what health care providers need to know

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2008

On November 1, 2008, the FTC's "Red Flag" regulations go into effect and now, despite initial uncertainty, it has become clear that the FTC considers these rules applicable to hospitals and health care providers that provide services to patients without requiring those patients to pay in full at the time of service

Sixth Circuit decision leaves open constitutionality of Stored Communications Act

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2008

The Sixth Circuit en banc has reversed a Sixth Circuit panel decision, Warshak v. United States, 490 F.3d 455 (6th Cir. 2007), in which the Warshak Panel held that the government’s attempt to compel disclosure of communications kept in electronic storage for more than 180 days without a search warrant or prior notice violated the Fourth Amendment

The Red Flag Rules’ application to the healthcare industry

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2008

On November 9, 2007, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the federal bank regulatory agencies, and the National Credit Union Administration jointly issued regulations called the “Red Flag Rules”

Companies beware: misleading privacy promises can open the door to competitor suits under the Lanham Act

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2008

Two previous Privacy In Focus articles discussed the ongoing litigation between CollegeNet, Inc. and XAP Corporation involving allegations under the Lanham Act of deceptiveness of XAP's privacy promises to users of its service

Are you prepared to comply with new identity theft regulations?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2008

It is no secret that identity theft has become a problem for consumers in recent years, costing millions of dollars in fraudulent purchases, credit fixes and litigation

Is your health care institution ready to comply with new regulations to combat identity theft?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2008

On November 1, 2008, new regulations designed to combat identity theft go into effect, and some of the requirements will likely apply to hospitals and other providers of medical care

Salaried "computer professional" exemption simplified

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2008

As of September 30, 2008, exempt computer professionals in California can be paid a minimum of $75,000 per year for full-time employment on a salaried basis, rather than the previous requirement of at least $36 per hour

States adopting aggressive new privacy and data security laws and regulations

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2008

State legislatures and regulatory agencies are challenging businesses in these difficult economic times to put in place broad new information security policies and procedures

Ninth Circuit preserves California’s restrictions on information sharing with affiliates

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2008

Financial institutions that want to share customer information with their affiliates must now give California residents more notice and control over how that information is shared