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Target and Home Depot spend millions responding to data breaches
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2015

Target and Home Depot's 2013 data breaches have come with a hefty price tag. According to recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission


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


White House proposes sweeping cybersecurity measures
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2011

On May 12, the White House released a set of legislative proposals to bolster the Nation's cybersecurity


E-Commerce Law Week, Issue 922
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • October 29 2016

On October 18, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a


E-Commerce Law Week, Issue 924
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • China, USA
  • November 12 2016

On November 7, 2016, China’s National People’s Congress passed the Cybersecurity Law. The law’s strict


NIST updates free tool to assist with HIPAA compliance
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2013

As previously reported, the Office of Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services published its final rule implementing important


If software isn't "tangible," then how did we write this?
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2010

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled last month in Ferrington v. McAfee that computer software is not a “tangible chattel” and so is not covered under the California Consumers Legal Remedies Act, which prohibits “unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices undertaken by any person in a transaction intended to result or which results in the sale or lease of goods or services to any consumer."


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


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 Pushmi-Pullyu State Of Encryption
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2016

While the FBI continues to seek ways of guaranteeing access to the encrypted communications of terrorists and criminals, states continue to expand