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Virginia Becomes 2nd State to Enact a Comprehensive Consumer Privacy Law

USA - March 3 2021 On Tuesday, March 2nd, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed into law the Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA), officially joining California as the…

FDA Names First Acting Director of Medical Device Cybersecurity

USA - February 24 2021 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) named University of Michigan Associate Professor Kevin Fu Acting Director of Medical Device Security in…

Maryland Joins New York with a BIPA-like Biometric Privacy Bill

USA - February 21 2021 On January 13, House Delegate Sara Love Introduced the “Biometric Identifiers and Biometric Information Privacy Act” (the “Act”) substantially…

Comprehensive State Privacy Laws On the Move, How Should Organizations Evaluate Them?

USA - February 18 2021 Virginia may be the first state to follow California’s lead on consumer privacy legislation, but it certainly will not be the last. The International…

CPRA Series: Redux on Data Security Requirements and Private Right of Action

USA - February 15 2021 The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), passed in November, 2020, added to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) an express obligation for…

CPRA Series: Does the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) Apply to Your Business?

USA - February 15 2021 When California voters approved Proposition 24, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), on November 3, 2020, the result was to substantially amend…

A Reminder for Employers About W-2 Phishing Scams

USA - February 10 2021 For the past several years, thousands of businesses have been hit with phishing scams during tax season. Through these social engineering scams…

More Movement towards Digital COVID Vaccination Records

USA - February 9 2021 A key tech initiative as COVID-19 vaccinations begin rolling out are digital health passports. One example is being developed by a group of large…

You Have Heard of the BIPA, But What About the GIPA?

USA - February 8 2021 Enacted in 2008, the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, 740 ILCS 14 et seq. (the “BIPA”), went largely unnoticed until a few years ago when…

Court Denies Motion for Class Certification in Employee W-2 Data Breach Litigation

USA - February 2 2021 In recent years, there has been an uptick of W-2 phishing scams, and their consequences for an employer extend well beyond leaked data, including…