As Colin R. Jennings  Ericka A. Johnson and Genevieve L. Bresnahan discuss at in an article at Law360, “[i]n light of recent, high-profile ransomware attacks against critical U.S. infrastructure, lawmakers have been grappling with the most appropriate course of action to combat ransomware attacks.”  However, on July 21, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., Chair of the

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New York Biometric Law Goes into Effect Next Month: Alan Friel and Niloufar Massachi Tell Businesses What They Need to Know |

This week, Lina Khan was confirmed as a Democratic commissioner to the Federal Trade Commission in a 69-28 Senate vote. The White House subsequently confirmed that Khan would chair the agency. She will serve as the FTC’s youngest-ever commissioner and chair.

CPW previously covered Khan’s nomination, including her history as an antitrust scholar and critic

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Van Buren Reviewed: The Potential Litigation Impact of SCOTUS’ Decision Narrowing CFAA’s Scope | Consumer Privacy World

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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,

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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

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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