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New EDPB Draft Guidance Provides Practical Scenarios for Data Breach Notification Analysis Under the GDPR

European Union - February 19 2021 In certain cases, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires entities that experience a personal data breach to provide notice of the…

Virginia Likely to Become Second State with Comprehensive Privacy Legislation

USA - February 11 2021 With a special session scheduled to begin Feb. 10, Virginia is poised to become the second state to pass comprehensive consumer privacy legislation…

California AG Becerra Tweets Endorsement for a Universal Opt-Out Tool

USA - February 8 2021 On Jan. 28, California Attorney General Becerra tweeted his support for a newly developed privacy tool that may function as a means for universal opt…

Court Finds HHS Had No Lawful Basis Under HIPAA for a $4.3 Million Civil Money Penalty: What Does This Mean for Future HHS Enforcement Actions?

USA - January 27 2021 The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently found that the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) lacked a…

Compliance and Cybersecurity Best Practices Rewarded with HIPAA Safe Harbor

USA - January 13 2021 On January 5, 2021, H.R. 7898 was signed into law with little fanfare, thereby amending the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical…

New York Legislature Introduces CCPA Clone with Private Right of Action

USA - January 8 2021 The 2021-22 New York State legislative session started off with a bang, featuring nearly a dozen consumer privacy bills introduced in the House and…

A Risk-Based Approach to the SolarWinds Vulnerability Disclosures

USA - January 6 2021 On December 13, 2020, SolarWinds disclosed that an unknown attacker compromised its network and inserted malicious code (referred to as the Sunburst…

Privacy and Product Counseling: 2020 in Review

European Union, France, United Kingdom, USA - December 17 2020 Advising our clients on compliance with laws and regulations is, hands down, the most important aspect of our role as attorneys. In addition to…

The New IoT Cybersecurity Act Is Here

USA - December 11 2020 Growing awareness regarding cybersecurity concerns with the Internet of Things (IoT) has achieved a milestone with the promulgation of the…

Apple to Require New Privacy Disclosures for Apps as of December 8, 2020

Global - November 30 2020 During its annual Worldwide Developers Conference this summer, Apple announced a handful of new consumer-oriented privacy features coming to its…