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Maine Passes Broadband Privacy Bill

USA - June 12 2019 Maine entered the privacy fray last week when Governor Janet T. Mills signed legislation targeting internet service providers by prohibiting the sale…

SEC Issues Alert On Outsourcing and Data Security

USA - June 11 2019 The SEC recently issued a risk alert warning about using vendors and cloud-based platforms. Many broker dealers and investment advisors are turning…

Washington Enacts Restrictions on Applicant Wage and Salary Questions

USA - June 10 2019 Washington State will have new restrictions on what employers can ask applicants regarding their wage and salary history starting July 28, 2019. The…

Interest-Based Advertising Enforcer Hits 100

USA - June 3 2019 The Online Interest Based-Advertising Accountability Program, which enforces privacy principles for digital advertising, recently announced its 100th…

Like a Butterfly, Will the CCPA Continue to Evolve?

USA - May 28 2019 California legislators have passed many bills to amend the California Consumer Protection Act since the law was passed. Last week there was…

Feds Want New IoT Guidance to Address Security Vulnerabilities

USA - May 22 2019 “Internet of Things” devices are listening. And now the federal government is taking notice. As we reported in our Government Contracts and…

Ding Dong the CCPA Private Right of Action is (Mostly) Dead!

USA - May 17 2019 Whether your favorite movie is The Wizard of Oz or The Princess Bride, we can all agree there is some good news about the California Consumer Privacy…

New Jersey Breach Notice Law Expands To Cover Online Account Breaches

USA - May 16 2019 New Jersey joins a growing list of states that include user name, email address or any other identifier in combination with any password or security…

HHS Reduces Penalties for HIPAA Violations; Distinguishes Based on Culpability

USA - May 15 2019 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently published a Notice of Enforcement Discretion that markedly reduced HIPAA-related penalties…

Utah Requires Law Enforcement Search Warrants

USA - May 14 2019 Effective this week, law enforcement in Utah will need a search warrant to obtain for certain electronic records. The new state legislation looks to…