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Data Security Law Blog Blog

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Avatars, Facial Scans & Virtual Basketball: Second Circuit Tosses Biometric Privacy Case

USA - December 14 2017 A recent federal appellate ruling delivered a significant blow to invasion of privacy claims based on facial recognition technology used to scan…

Inside the Stanford Breach: Exposed Records Lead to Financial Aid Scandal

USA - December 12 2017 A cybersecurity vulnerability at Stanford University exposed thousands of sensitive files containing details of sexual assault investigations and…

LA City Attorney Jumps Into Uber Fray

USA - December 6 2017 A complaint filed Monday by Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer accuses Uber Technologies Inc. of violating California law by concealing “for an…

Payment or Pillory: More Fallout from Uber’s Data Breach

USA - December 4 2017 With new developments regarding Uber Technologies Inc.’s 2016 data breach coming out almost daily, lawsuits against the company continue to pile-up…

Inside the Stanford Breach: Sexual Assault, Disciplinary and Financial Data Exposed

USA - December 4 2017 A series of cybersecurity vulnerabilities at Stanford University exposed thousands of sensitive files containing details of sexual assault…

Uber Breach

USA - November 27 2017 Uber Technologies, Inc., the latest victim of a high-profile data theft, is taking heat for its handling of the 2016 incident - first disclosed last…

Part Two: In-Depth Look at New York’s New Data Security Bill

USA - November 20 2017 Last week, in the first part of this series, we examined several key aspects of New York’s proposed data security law, Stop Hacks and Improve Data…

An In-Depth Look at New York’s New Data Security Bill

USA - November 15 2017 As we reported last week, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has introduced a bill aimed at protecting New Yorkers from data breaches. The…

SEC Cyber Watch: Finally, New Guidelines for Breach Disclosures?

USA - November 13 2017 The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has signaled that it expects to issue updated guidelines on reporting cybersecurity incidents. “I think…

A Call to Action: New York Becomes a National Force in Data Security

USA - November 8 2017 New York is emerging as the nation’s de facto top data security regulator. Earlier this year, the state’s powerful Department of Financial Services…