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New York Regulators Call on Insurers to Strengthen the Cyber Underwriting Process

USA - February 25 2021 As reported on the Hunton Insurance Recovery blog, on February 4, 2021, the New York Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”), which regulates the…

Regulatory Sandboxes are Gaining Traction with European Data Protection Authorities

European Union, Norway, United Kingdom - February 25 2021 The concept of regulatory sandboxes has gained traction in the data protection community. Since the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (the “ICO”)…

CIPL Hosts Webinar on China’s Data Protection Landscape

China, European Union - February 24 2021 On February 23, 2021, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth hosted a webinar on China’s Data Privacy Landscape and…

NY Department of Financial Services Issues Cyber Fraud Alert to Regulated Entities Using Instant Quote Websites

USA - February 22 2021 On February 16, 2021, the New York Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”) issued a Cyber Fraud Alert (the “Alert”) to regulated entities in light…

UPDATE: Will Virginia be the Second State to Enact Major Privacy Legislation?

USA - February 19 2021 As we previously reported, significant data privacy bills, titled the Consumer Data Protection Act, are working their way through the Virginia…

European Commission Publishes Draft UK Data Transfer Adequacy Determination

European Union, United Kingdom - February 19 2021 On February 19, 2021, the European Commission published a draft data protection adequacy decision relating to the UK. If the draft decision is…

EDPS Publishes Opinion on Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act

European Union - February 17 2021 On February 10, 2021, the European Data Protection Supervisor (“EDPS”) published two opinions on the European Commission’s proposals for a Digital…

Will Virginia Be the Second State to Enact Major Privacy Legislation?

USA - February 12 2021 On February 5, 2021, the state Senate of Virginia voted unanimously to approve Senate Bill 1392, titled the Consumer Data Protection Act, after the…

Florida Water Hack Shows Danger of Remote Access Vulnerabilities

USA - February 11 2021 On February 8, 2021, Pinellas County, Florida officials announced that a hacker had remotely gained access to the City of Oldsmar’s water treatment…

CIPL Submits Response to European Commission’s Proposal for a Regulation on European Data Governance

European Union - February 10 2021 On February 5, 2020, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) at Hunton Andrews Kurth submitted a response to the European Commission’s…