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DFS’s Cybersecurity Regulation: What Your Company Should Have Done This Year

USA - December 13 2018 With the year quickly coming to a close, it’s time for organizations covered by New York’s Cybersecurity Regulation for Financial Service Companies to…

New York AG Intervenes Again to Protect Children’s Online Privacy

USA - December 12 2018 Protecting children’s online privacy remains a point of focus for the New York Attorney General. That’s the upshot of the recent record-setting…

SEC Cyber Briefing: Enforcement Expectations for 2019

USA - December 10 2018 In our second installment of a three-part series, we look at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s cyber-related enforcement actions in 2018…

SEC Cyber Briefing: Regulatory Expectations for 2019

USA - December 3 2018 Cybersecurity has played an important role in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s regulatory agenda during the past year. And it’s likely to…

In Warning Shot to Foreign Hackers, U.S. Indicts Two Iranian Nationals for Massive Ransomware Attacks

USA - November 29 2018 Yesterday, the United States indicted two Iranian hackers for their roles in a series of major ransomware attacks that started in 2016 and lasted…

Pennsylvania High Court Finds Duty to Safeguard Employee Information

USA - November 26 2018 The Pennsylvania Supreme Court handed the state’s employees a major legal victory last week when it decided that employers have an affirmative legal…

The Perils of Safeguarding Healthcare Information

USA - November 19 2018 Here’s a striking fact. So far this year, there have been 316 healthcare data security breaches reported to the federal government. This statistic…

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…

Canada’s New Breach Notification Law: A Global Reach?

Canada - November 5 2018 We’ve blogged previously about the patchwork of state data privacy laws, and the challenges it poses for multinational businesses. Now, U.S. companies…

Another State Data Security Law: Ohio Gets in on the Action

USA - November 2 2018 Starting today, Ohio businesses with written cybersecurity programs will be looking for a free pass if they are sued under state law over a data…