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FTC Gives its Take on the NIST Framework
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2016

FTC Gives its Take on the NIST Framework Late last month, the Federal Trade Commission posted on its business blog an article discussing the National


Court Finds Violation Of TCPA Itself Constitutes Concrete Injury
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 3 2016

Last month, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois held, in Aranda v. Caribbean Cruise Line, Inc., that a violation of the


FTC Seeks Comments On GLBA Safeguards Rule
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 3 2016

Last week, the FTC announced that it was seeking comments on its Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information (the Safeguards Rule). The


Home Depot Settles with Consumers in Data Breach Class Action
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2016

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia preliminarily approved a settlement between Home Depot and a class of consumers whose


Eleventh Circuit Limits Application Of Private-Search Doctrine To Digital Data
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2016

In United States v. Johnson, the Eleventh Circuit has added to a split in the circuits over how to apply the "private search" doctrine to searches of


Another Lost Laptop Results In Another Multi-Million Dollar HIPAA Fine
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2016

The Department of Health and Human Services announced that the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) had agreed to settle allegations that


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


Court limits banks’ ability to recover damages in breach cases
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2011

A federal district court in Texas, in In Re: Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, has dismissed the majority of claims filed by a group of banks seeking to recover costs associated with the data breach of Heartland Payment Systems


Federal Wiretap Act does not preempt state law, court finds
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2012

The federal Wiretap Act does not preempt more privacy-protective state legislation, according to a recent ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California


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