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Time to Update Your Incident Response Plans

USA - October 22 2021 It’s been a busy 2021 legislative session for changes to data breach laws, and that means it is time to review and update your incident response plans…

California’s Senate Bill 41: The Genetic Information Privacy Act

USA - October 19 2021 Our previous blog post on pending California privacy legislation included a prediction that has since materialized: Governor Newsom signed the Genetic…

California Legislature Passes New Key Privacy Laws, Expected to Be Signed Next Week

USA - October 4 2021 California lawmakers wrapped up this year’s legislative session, passing roughly 900 bills this year. Among those were only a few privacy initiatives…

What We’re Reading - September 24, 2021

USA - September 24 2021 Welcome to Fall 2021! We’re trying to curate some of the week’s privacy and cybersecurity news to keep you up-to-date…

California’s New Privacy Regulator Invites You to Comment

USA - September 23 2021 As you may recall, the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) established a new state privacy regulatory agency, the California Privacy Protection…

California Health Privacy Information Legislation Update

USA - September 22 2021 When it comes to the privacy of health information, California belongs to the select group of states that have implemented broad consumer privacy…

What We’re Reading - September 17, 2021

USA - September 17 2021 It is difficult to keep up with the constant news on ransomware, but here is some of the latest…

Personal Data Transfers: Bye-bye, old SCCs - don’t forget the September 27th deadline! And the new UK International Data Transfer Agreement is knocking at the door . . .

European Union, USA - September 16 2021 Organizations that use the European Union’s Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) to govern their transfers of personal data from the European Economic…

FBI Warning: Ransomware Attackers Don’t Take Holidays

USA - September 2 2021 There is a pattern here. Long holiday weekends make for ransomware attacks and data breaches. It is well-known that malicious actors take advantage of…

News Roundup

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - August 27 2021 The United Kingdom has been busy in the past couple of weeks starting to chart its independent course on data protection and privacy matters. We…