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Data Security Law Blog Blog

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SEC Uses “New” Cyber Enforcement Tool, Calls Out Board’s Role

USA - October 10 2018 The U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission has issued a stern warning to every financial firm and board of directors under its watchful eye: get your…

FDA Issues “PlayBook” for Medical Device Cybersecurity

USA - October 4 2018 The Food and Drug Administration is stepping up its game with respect to the cybersecurity of medical devices. On Monday, the agency announced its…

Sports Data & Cybercrime: Alarm Bells?

USA - September 26 2018 Is legalized sports betting the next big thing in cybercrime? When the U.S. Supreme Court last spring struck the Professional and Amateur Sports…

Corporate Behavior, Hackers and Socially-Responsible Investing

USA - September 24 2018 Should a public company’s cyber and breach disclosure practices matter to Wall Street and socially-responsible investment funds? That’s the vexing…

FBI Warns Student Data at Risk

USA - September 20 2018 Student data is a treasure trove for hackers. In a recent FBI Alert, the agency warned that the rapid growth of educational technologies combined with…

Study Shows Banks Block 80% of Cyberattacks … But is that Enough?

USA - September 20 2018 In Accenture’s 2018 State of Cyber Resilience for Banking & Capital Markets study, the consulting firm reported the rate at which cyber-attacks on…

Part II: Hidden Costs of Bug Bounty Programs

USA - September 17 2018 Many big data and technology companies consider “bug bounty” programs - incentive-based initiatives that reward “ethical” hackers who report data…

Healthcare in the Cross Hairs: Insider Threat

USA - September 13 2018 The healthcare industry has been in the sights of hackers for some time. But a recent survey found that the biggest threat in the sector comes from…

California Legislature Makes Last-Minute Changes to New Data Privacy Law

USA - September 11 2018 As California’s legislative session came to a close late last month, the state’s lawmakers passed SB-1121, approving a series of tweaks to the…

In Search of Immunity: MGM Fights to Define SAFETY Act Protection

USA - September 6 2018 Memories of the massacre of dozens of concertgoers at a Las Vegas music festival last year are unlikely to fade soon. In the deadliest shooting in U.S…