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Data Privacy Monitor Blog

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FDA Regional Incident Preparedness and Response Playbook Provides Guidance to the Healthcare Industry for Large-scale, Multi-patient Medical Device Cybersecurity Incidents

USA - October 18 2018 Earlier this month, the Mitre Corporation, on behalf of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), released the Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional…

Broker-Dealer and Investment Adviser Agrees to Settle SEC Enforcement Action Arising From a Data Security Incident

USA - October 18 2018 The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced a consent order settling an enforcement action brought by the SEC against Voya…

SEC Investigation Highlights BEC Risk and Need for Comprehensive Risk Assessments by Public Companies

USA - October 17 2018 The Securities and Exchange Commission issued a press release and an investigative report on Oct. 16 cautioning public companies to consider cyber…

California Legislature Cracks Down on Advertising Bots Involved in Commercial Transactions and Influencing Voters in Elections

USA - October 8 2018 Bot or real person? - a question most online users probably don’t ask themselves when interacting online or seeing how many followers a person has on…

The Weekly Privacy Rewind

USA - October 8 2018 Two Illinois employers, Con Tech Lighting and Medline Industries, are the latest to face claims alleging violations of Illinois’ Biometric Information…

California Delays Privacy Law Enforcement and Congress Is Lobbied to Pre-empt the Law

USA - September 25 2018 This summer California enacted, effective Jan. 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), a privacy law unprecedented in the U.S. that…

Navigating the State Data Breach Laws? An Enhanced Resource is Available

USA - September 21 2018 In large security incidents, the differences among state breach notification laws usually do not come into play. In smaller matters, where individuals…

The Weekly Privacy Rewind

USA - September 20 2018 U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh awarded plaintiffs $80 million in a consolidated class action brought against Yahoo by shareholders resulting from data…

New Mexico Attorney General Is Turning Up the Heat on Enforcement of Data Privacy Laws

USA - September 18 2018 With the announcement last week of its new lawsuit against several tech companies for violating Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”)…

Is a New Federal Data Privacy Law on the Horizon? The Tech Industry Sure Hopes So

USA - September 17 2018 Despite several failed attempts in recent years, there is a new effort underway to enact a federal data privacy law, and it’s being led by a somewhat…