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MyFitnessPal Data Breach Lawsuit Sent to Arbitration

USA - February 27 2019 Many consumers have become painfully aware of the risks that data breaches pose in a digital world. And now, their legal claims may not be ultimately…

Ethan Kisch

Are Bug Bounty Programs Worth It?

USA - March 13 2019 Almost weekly, it seems there is another news article about a bug bounty program sponsored by a major corporation where an amateur hacker - often a…

Julia R. Livingston

ABA Provides Guidance for Law Firm Data Breaches

USA - November 14 2018 Lawyers don’t get a free pass when it comes to data security. In fact, ethical rules impose a series of obligations on lawyers when they or their…

Maren J. Messing

PayPal Shareholders’ Data Breach Stock-Drop Suit Dismissed

USA - January 14 2019 Among other things, 2018 was the year of the shareholder data breach stock-drop lawsuit. As we’ve previously reported, it was the year that…

Derek Borchardt

Trade Off Between Privacy and Convenience: Germany’s New Digital Mail Service

Germany - February 4 2019 In a country renowned for protecting the privacy of its citizens, Germany has undertaken a pilot program that does just the opposite. In a trade off…