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Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report Blog

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Federal Court Permits Former Employees’ Data Breach Claims to Move Forward

USA - December 13 2017 A data breach occurs in which an outside individual obtains your company’s employees’ W-2 forms including social security numbers, addresses, and…

Senate Bill Introduced to Protect Personally Identifiable Information

USA - December 8 2017 Primarily motivated by the several recent massive data breaches, Senate Democrats recently introduced a bill geared toward protecting Americans’…

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Ninth Circuit Decision Regarding Willful Violations of FCRA’s Disclosure Provision

USA - December 6 2017 On November 13, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of one of 2017’s more significant Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) opinions…

Elder Abuse: Are Granny Cams a Solution, a Compliance Burden, or Both?

USA - November 19 2017 In Minnesota, 97% of the 25,226 allegations of elder abuse (neglect, physical abuse, unexplained serious injuries and thefts) in state-licensed…

Lessons To Be Learned From The Breach Of Nearly 500,000 Individual Health Records Reported In September 2017

USA - November 16 2017 A recent report indicates that nearly 500,000 individual health records were breached in September 2017. This figure is taken from the 39 healthcare…

SCOTUS Will Not Review CFAA Password Sharing Case

USA - November 13 2017 The United State Supreme Court recently denied certiorari in Nosal v. United States, 16-1344, declining to weigh in on the scope of unauthorized…

USCIS: Watch Out For I-9 Email Scams

USA - November 10 2017 As reported on our Global Immigration Blog, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a notice regarding scam email requests…

New York AG Announces SHIELD Act

USA - November 6 2017 On November 2nd, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced his proposal of the SHIELD Act - Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data…

State AGs Argue That Federal Data Security Legislation Should Set Floor, Not Ceiling

USA - October 27 2017 The flood of massive data breaches - including, most recently, the Equifax breach that compromised the personal data of around 145 million U.S…

Industry Report calls for National Internet of Things Strategy

USA - October 20 2017 A coalition of the Information Technology Industry Council, the Semiconductor Industry Association, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement…