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CFPB Takes on Failure to Adopt "Common Data Security Practices"

USA - September 26 2022 The CFPB recently issued Consumer Financial Protection Circular 2022-04, which warned that data security shortcomings could subject financial…

Information Blocking Rule Expands to Cover Electronic Designated Record Set

USA - September 22 2022 In two weeks, on October 6, 2022, the scope of the 21st Century Cures Act Information Blocking Rule expands to prohibit health care providers from…

FTC Sues Data Broker Over Sales of Geolocation Data

USA - September 6 2022 On August 29, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it had filed a complaint in Idaho federal district court against Kochava Inc., a…

CCPA Settles With Online Retailer That Failed to Disclose "Sales" of Personal Information and Honor Global Privacy Control Opt-Out Requests

USA - August 29 2022 The Office of the California Attorney General (OAG) announced on August 24, 2022, a settlement with Sephora, Inc., as part of a recent enforcement…

TSA Revises Cybersecurity Requirements for "Critical" Pipelines and LNG Facilities

USA - August 22 2022 The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has revised and reissued its Security Directive on cybersecurity for critical pipelines and…

FTC Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Commercial Surveillance and Data Security

USA - August 18 2022 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) may have just taken its first steps towards the creation of generally applicable federal privacy and Security…

California Office of Emergency Services Adopts Public Outage Map Requirements, Effective October 1, 2022

USA - August 17 2022 Beginning in October 2022, providers offering access to 911 service will be required to create and make available on their websites maps depicting…

State Banking Supervisors Clarify Cybersecurity Expectations for Nonbank Financial Institutions

USA - August 15 2022 Entities that offer financial services to businesses and consumers but do not hold deposits for their customers now have clear guidance on what they…

Proposed Amendments to NY Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulations Impose New Obligations on Large Entities, Boards of Directors, and CISOs

USA - August 8 2022 Newly proposed amendments to the New York Department of Financial Services' (NYDFS) already-comprehensive cybersecurity rules would impose heightened…

Privacy in a Post-Roe World: What Businesses of All Types Should Consider

USA - August 4 2022 Following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization overruling Roe v. Wade, businesses and organizations that…