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Wyoming and Montana expand data breach notification laws

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2015

Wyoming and Montana have expanded their data breach notification laws. Under Wyoming's S.F. 36, the definition of personal identifying information

TD Bank settles for $625,000 in Massachusetts data breach suit

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 27 2014

TD Bank has agreed to pay Massachusetts $625,000 to settle claims that it allegedly failed to provide timely notification to the state or affected

Will Section 215 ride off into the sunset?

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2015

The federal government's program for collecting and storing bulk telephony metadata is due to expire June 1, 2015. That's because Section 215 of the

The value of understanding international encryption regulation

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 11 2012

Encryption technology offers both substantial benefits (by protecting the confidentiality, authenticity, and integrity of business and personal information) and substantial risks (by making it easier for criminals and terrorists to conceal communications regarding illegal behavior

SIFMA calls for better government-business coordination on cybersecurity

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 8 2014

The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association has called for greater coordination among financial firms and regulators in preventing and

Nebraska High Court finds cell-phone search warrant too broad

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 8 2014

The Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled that cell-phone search warrants violate the Fourth Amendment's particularity requirement if they do not limit

Wyndham directors found not liable for data breach

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2014

A federal district court in New Jersey has ruled that the board of directors of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. is not liable to a shareholder for alleged

When does a border search cross the line?

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2010

Several federal courts of appeal have held that the government can search electronic devices carried across the border by incoming travelers without probable cause or even reasonable suspicion that a crime has occurred

The green eyeshade approach to privacy

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2011

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) have released a guide to help organizations determine whether their privacy standards meet the Generally Accepted Privacy Principles of the accounting institutes

U.S. hopes GHRAVITY will ground Iranian and Syrian depravity

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • Iran, Syria, USA
  • -
  • April 28 2012

President Obama has issued an executive order, “Blocking the Property and Suspending Entry into the United States of Certain Persons With Respect to Grave Human Rights Abuses by the Government of Iran and Syria via Information Technology” (aka “the GHRAVITY E.O.”), that gives the Secretary of the Treasury the power to impose sanctions on entities that help the governments of Iran and Syria use modern technologies to commit human rights abuses