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New data disposal law in Delaware requires action by impacted businesses
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 27 2014

While the federal government continues its inaction on data security bills pending in Congress, some U.S. states have been busy at work on this issue


Wearable technologies are here to stay: here’s how the workplace can prepare
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 9 2014

More than a decade ago, "dual use" devices (i.e., one device used for both work and personal reasons) began creeping into workplaces around the globe


Privacy and data protection: 2013 year in review
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Global
  • December 10 2013

Privacy and data protection continue to be an exploding area of focus for regulators in the United States and beyond. This report gives in-house


In with the new: 2014 privacy, advertising and digital media predictions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 24 2014

Data privacy and security made the headlines practically daily in 2013. Our second annual Privacy and Data Protection 2013 Year in Review topped 65


Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 3.0 encryption declared “no longer acceptable” to protect data
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 17 2015

On Friday, February 13, 2015, the Payment Cards Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council (Council) posted a bulletin to its website, becoming the


DOJ guidance for victims of cybercrime: the dos and do nots of cyber preparedness
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 5 2015

On April 29, 2015, the Cybersecurity Unit in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) of the U.S. Department of Justice released


Collecting and selling data mined from social media sites covered by FCRA
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 25 2012

On June 12, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a settlement with Spokeo, Inc., a data broker that compiles and sells detailed information profiles on consumers, in connection with claims that Spokeo violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the FTC’s Endorsement Guidelines


Administrative law judge finds employer unlawfully discharged employees based on Facebook posts
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 22 2011

In a first of its kind ruling, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) found that an employer unlawfully terminated five employees because they posted comments on Facebook related to working conditions


Public companies: SEC issues guidance on cybersecurity disclosures
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 21 2011

The Guidance addresses a public company’s obligation to make certain disclosures concerning cybersecurity risks and cyber incidents


FTC recommends privacy practices for mobile apps
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 26 2013

A new Federal Trade Commission report urges mobile app platforms and developers to better inform consumers about their privacy practices. Mobile app