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Adobe breach victims have standing to sue based on risk of future harm

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has ruled in In Re Adobe Systems, Inc. Privacy Litigation that customers affected by

Eleventh Circuit to reconsider whether government needs a warrant to obtain cell-site location data

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has vacated its ruling in U.S. vs. Davis that the government needs a warrant to obtain cell-site

Few cybersecurity incidents reported among state-registered investment advisers

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2014

Only 4.1 of state-registered investment advisers - small and mid-sized investment advisers who manage up to $100 million - have reported a

Health insurer not feeling well after security lapse

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2013

The health insurance company WellPoint, Inc., has agreed to pay $1.7 million to settle charges that it violated the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules

Seventh Circuit expands ability of police to search digital devices without a warrant

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2012

The Seventh Circuit has ruled that police did not violate the Fourth Amendment when they conducted a warrantless search of digital media storage devices that they were “substantially certain” contained child pornography

Court finds plaintiffs lack standing in Neiman Marcus breach suit

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has granted Neiman Marcus' motion to dismiss a proposed class action lawsuit brought by

LinkedIn agrees to settle data breach suit for $1.25 million

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 23 2014

LinkedIn has agreed to pay $1.25 million to settle a lawsuit over a 2012 data breach incident in which hackers posted more than 6 million users'

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but carrots can never hurt me

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2012

Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) last Thursday introduced in the Senate a revised version of the Cybersecurity Act of 2012, which, in Lieberman’s words, now relies on “incentives rather than mandatory regulations to strengthen America’s cybersecurity.”

Courts can't seem to find meaning in "loss"

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2012

The debate in the courts continues as to what exactly constitutes a compensable “loss” under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA

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