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Connecticut is on the Privacy Move

USA - May 4 2022 On April 28, 2022, the Connecticut legislature took the final step to become very close to passing comprehensive consumer privacy legislation as the…

Health Care Organizations Warned of Aggressive Ransomware Threat

USA - April 28 2022 Ransomware is the “business pandemic.” Warnings have been issued by multiple agencies around the world to alert businesses to increase their…

President Says Russia “Exploring” Cyberattacks Against U.S.

Russia, USA - March 21 2022 On Monday, President Biden warned U.S. companies to be on guard against Russian cyberattacks, citing intelligence as a call to action. “I have…

Utah Consumer Privacy Act - Mintz’s Hot Take

USA - March 17 2022 Utah is on the brink of joining California, Colorado, and Virginia to become the fourth state in the US to enact a major comprehensive privacy law. On…

Facebook to Pay $90 Million to Settle Data Privacy Lawsuit

USA - February 18 2022 Facebook’s parent company Meta has agreed to settle one of the longest-running data privacy lawsuits in the country for $90 million. This dispute…

New UK International Data Transfer Agreement and a New Approach to UK Data Transfers

European Union, United Kingdom - February 7 2022 Do you transfer or receive personal data from the United Kingdom? If so, there are some important developments in the UK to factor into your data…

The New UK International Data Transfer Agreement Is Ready To Go From March 21, 2022

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - February 1 2022 The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has just published the final form of its much-anticipated new International Data Transfer Agreement…

SEC Chair Gensler Wants Public Companies to Upgrade “Cyber Hygiene”

USA - January 24 2022 Data Privacy Week kicked off with a major message for US publicly-traded companies: the Securities and Exchange Commission will be looking at…

FTC Warns Companies to Remediate Log4j Security Vulnerability

USA - January 5 2022 Before the holidays, we warned of a critical vulnerability in a widely-used Java logging utility that could affect tens of thousands of companies…

CRITICAL ALERT: Log4Shell

USA - December 13 2021 We want to make our readers and your security operations aware of a critical vulnerability that is actively being exploited in the wild…