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Will CCPA Regulation Change Again?: Comment Deadline Looming

USA - October 19 2020 The California Attorney General recently released a third set of proposed modifications to the CCPA regulations. As we previously covered, the CCPA…

Israel Follows Europe’s Lead on Privacy Shield

European Union, Israel - October 12 2020 Israel’s Privacy Protection Authority recently announced that Privacy Shield can no longer be relied on for data transfers between Israel and the…

Interim Rule Solidifies Cybersecurity Requirements for Defense Industrial Base

USA - October 9 2020 The Department of Defense (DoD) recently published an interim rule that sets forth its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program plan…

NIST Issues Long-Awaited Final Guidance on Security and Privacy Controls - SP 800-53

USA - October 5 2020 After many years of being in draft form, NIST recently released its final version of Revision 5 of Special Publication 800-53, Security and Privacy…

Brazil’s Comprehensive Privacy Law Now in Effect

Brazil - September 29 2020 Following lots of legislative uncertainty, Brazil has now formally enacted the country’s first general data protection law, Lei Geral de Proteção de…

What the First Enforcement Action under NYDFS Cybersecurity Reg Means to Companies

USA - September 23 2020 Late this summer the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) announced its first enforcement action since the cybersecurity rules went into…

Impact of Swiss Privacy Shield Inadequacy Decision

European Union, Switzerland, USA - September 22 2020 In a much anticipated ruling, this month the Swiss Data Protection Authority concluded that the EU-US Swiss Privacy Shield was no longer an adequate…

CCPA Amendment Adds Needed Clarity for Medical & Research Community

USA - September 14 2020 An amendment to the CCPA recently passed through the legislature, adding some much needed clarity to HIPAA-regulated entities, research institutions…

CCPA Bill Extending Exemptions Passes Through California Legislature

USA - September 1 2020 As the California legislature session concluded at the end of August, a significant amendment to the CCPA finally passed both houses. California bill…

Back to School Special: But I’m Just an Ad Network! Am I Subject to Children’s Privacy Laws?

USA - August 28 2020 As we wrote previously, kids are spending more of their days online and are using online platforms for virtual learning and entertainment. Much of…