Today President Biden issued an Executive Order (“EO”) with respect to the threat posed to the United States’ information and communications technology and services (“ICTS”) supply chain.  The EO “directs the use of a criteria-based decision framework and rigorous, evidence-based analysis to address the risks posed by ICTS transactions involving software applications that are designed,

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

BIPA Litigation in Illinois Federal Court Paused Pending Significant Decisions in Other Cases Concerning Statute’s Application and Scope | Consumer Privacy World

In Law360 CPW’s Colin Jennings and Ericka Johnson discuss President Biden’s executive order on improving the nation’s cybersecurity.  As they explain, “[t]he order aims to make significant contributions to modernizing the federal government’s cybersecurity practices under an aggressive timeline. Broadly, the order directs several federal agencies and the heads of each federal civilian executive branch

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

Announcing CPW’s First Virtual Webinar: The Colonial Pipeline Hack-Understanding Cyber-Attacks, Supply Chain Breaks and Data Breach Litigation Issues | Consumer Privacy World

In advance of CPW’s first virtual webinar on the Colonial Pipeline hack, readers should be sure to check out an update authored by Colin Jennings, Ericka Johnson and Ludmilla Kasulke on President Biden’s Cybersecurity Executive Order.  As they explain, on May 12, 2021, President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order (EO) on “Improving the

CPW has previously reported on the anticipated impact of a Biden presidency on data privacy and data privacy litigation.  In an update to that prior analysis, President Biden has reportedly selected Lina Khan, a prominent antitrust scholar and professor at Columbia Law School, for a vacancy at the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”).  Khan’s nomination

2020 has been a year for the record books, and the area of data breach litigation is no exception.   Several key developments, when considered individually or in conjunction, will likely make breach litigation a top of mind data privacy issue going into the next year.  So fasten your seatbelts and read on as CPW recaps

This week brought news of a Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) complaint and proposed $4.25 million settlement with AppFolio, Inc. (“AppFolio”), a California-based company that provides “screening reports” to property management companies regarding potential tenants’ rental, credit, and criminal histories,. While the settlement bears a hefty price tag, it was Commissioner Rohit Chopra’s dissenting statement that

For those of you who happened to somehow miss CPW’s prior coverage of the impact of the November election on data privacy litigation, not to worry.  CPW’s Lydia de la Torre, Glenn Brown, Kristin Bryan and Aaron Garavaglia have an article in Law360 expanding upon their prior analysis.  As they explain:

The U.S. is in

The United States is in the process of completing its 59th presidential election and electing its 46th president.  A change in administrations is inevitably accompanied by a change in executive priorities.  Assuming that Vice President Biden is sworn in as President on January 20, 2021, the area of data privacy will likely be of particular