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Seventh Circuit allows breach suit based on risk of future harm and mitigation efforts
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2015

The Seventh Circuit has ruled, in Remijas v. Neiman Marcus Group, that the 350,000 Neiman Marcus customers affected by the company's 2013 data breach


Boston hospital settles for $218,400 over HIPAA privacy violations
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2015

A Boston hospital has settled for $218,400 claims by the Department of Health and Human Services that it compromised over 1,000 patients' electronic


Financial groups back national data breach law
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2015

Financial industry trade associations have urged Congress to enact a national data breach law that holds retailers to the same standards for breach


Sony data breach suit to proceed
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2015

The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California ruled, in Corona v. Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc., that former Sony employees may


FTC wants to put LifeLock in a headlock
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2015

The Federal Trade Commission has accused LifeLock Inc. of violating a 2010 settlement with the FTC and 35 state attorneys general concerning previous


“Pocket-dial” calls aren’t private, Sixth Circuit rules
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2015

The Sixth Circuit has held, in Huff v. Spaw, that a person has no reasonable expectation of privacy in the content of a face-to-face conversation if


Does your boss have good cyber hygiene? The government wants to know
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2014

A Treasury official has recommended that CEOs and corporate boards ask ten key questions about their companies' cybersecurity safeguards and response


What happens in Vegas can now be wiretapped in Vegas
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2015

The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled, in Sharpe v. Nevada, that the state's wiretap law, enacted in 1973, permits the interception by police of


CFAA violation can be predicated on violation of company computer use policy, court finds
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2015

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has ruled, in American Furukawa, Inc., v. Hossain, that an employee at American Furukawa


Plaintiff lacks standing in eBay data breach suit
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2015

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has rejected a putative class action against eBay alleging that the company was liable