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Other States Join California In Passing (And Others Are Trying To Pass) Stricter Data Privacy And Security Legislation
While most companies are squarely focused on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), 2019 has seen other major developments on data privacy and security.
United States
9 Aug 2019
President Trump Launches AI Strategy For Federal Government
On February 11, 2019, President Trump signed an "Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence" (the "Order")
United States
4 Mar 2019
California Enacts GDPR-Like Consumer Privacy Protections: What You Need To Know
The state of California recently enacted the most sweeping general privacy statute in the United States. The CCPA, codified in Assembly Bill 375, will take effect on January 1, 2020...
United States
13 Jul 2018
Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act: Updated Guidance Issued
CISA required various federal agencies to issue guidance, policies and procedures to support this information sharing.
United States
29 Jun 2016
New Implementation Guidance For The US Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act
In addition, these procedures discuss the roles and responsibilities of Information Sharing and Analysis Centers and Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations.
United States
24 Feb 2016
Cybersecurity And Data Privacy: 2016 Outlook
Cybersecurity and data privacy were top priority issues in 2015 for companies in a broad range of industries.
United States
8 Feb 2016
Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act Signed Into US Law As Part Of Omnibus Appropriations Legislation
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 into law.
United States
23 Dec 2015
US Senate Passes Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act
CISA seeks to encourage private-sector companies to voluntarily share information about cybersecurity threats with other private entities and with the federal government, and to take defensive measures against such threats.
United States
29 Oct 2015
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Upholds FTC's Authority to Regulate Cybersecurity in FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp.
On August 24, 2015, the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit released its opinion in the closely watched case of Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., ..
United States
25 Aug 2015
The Internet of Things
The proliferation of smart phones raised novel privacy and security concerns due to the unprecedented amounts and types of personal information that these devices and their applications could collect, use, store and share.
United States
24 Mar 2015
US FCC Enforcement Action Represents Unprecedented Expansion Of The Agency’s Authority Over Data Security
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is asserting unprecedented authority to regulate data security matters with its recent action against two telecommunications carriers for failing to protect customers’ personal information from unauthorized disclosure.
United States
28 Oct 2014
Recent Appellate Decisions Clarify Meaning of "Called Party" in the TCPA
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) prohibits certain calls made to mobile phones using automated telephone dialing systems.
United States
9 Jul 2014
FCC Willing To Exempt Certain Free-To-The-End-User Texts From The Telephone Consumer Protection Act
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"), generally prohibits automated calls to mobile devices without the prior express consent of the called party.
United States
1 May 2014
FTC Requires Companies to Honor Privacy Policies of Acquired Companies
The US Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has a significant history of using its Section 5 authority to enforce promises that companies make to consumers in privacy policies.
United States
12 Apr 2014
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework - Version 1.0
On February 12, 2013, President Obama issued Executive Order 13636, directing the National Institute of Standards and Technology to establish a "framework to reduce cyber risks to critical infrastructure".
United States
3 Mar 2014
The 2013 Cybersecurity Executive Order: Potential Impacts On The Private Sector
In February 2013, President Barack Obama issued an executive order ("Order") outlining steps his admin¬istration will take to protect critical US infrastructure from cybersecurity threats.1
United States
21 Aug 2013
Into The Breach - Managing Cyber Security Threats In The Digital Age
To ensure the ability to conduct assessments of such vendors and suppliers, a company should use a contract that requires the cooperation of the third party in ongoing security assessments, audits, and incident management, including security breaches.
United States
1 Aug 2013
Obama Administration Issues Cyber-Security Executive Order
On February 12, 2013, President Obama issued an executive order (the Order) intended to improve the cybersecurity of "critical infrastructure" in the United States.
United States
14 Feb 2013
TCPA Case Concludes That Consent Does Not Necessarily Mean Consent
The US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently granted summary judgment to a plaintiff in a putative class action under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"), 47 U.S.C. § 227, on the question of whether she provided express consent to receive calls from an automatic telephone dialing system, denying the defendant’s attempt to end the suit.
United States
25 Sep 2012
California Federal District Court Dismisses TCPA Class Action Challenging "Confirmatory Text Messages
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. § 227, prohibits placing calls using an "automatic telephone dialing system".
United States
29 Jun 2012
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