Cybersecurity

In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation. Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

CJEU Rules Consumer Associations Can File Data Infringement Class Actions Without a Consumer Mandate

CPW’s Scott Warren Joins Faculty

In a follow up to our previous post “Privacy Continues to be Top of Mind Issue With President Biden’s State of the Union Address and Movement on FTC Nominee Today,” the Senate confirmed Alvaro Bedoya as a commissioner on the Federal Trade Commission which provides Democrats 3-2 control over the agency’s enforcement activities

In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation. Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

NOW AVAILABLE: Lexis Practical Guidance Releases CPW Team Member David Oberly’s “Mitigating Legal Risks When Using Biometric Technologies” Biometric

On Thursday, April 28, CPW’s seasoned specialists Kristin BryanRafael Langer-OsunaEricka Johnson and Jesse Taylor joined forces to discuss key data breach and cybersecurity developments in 2022 and what the rest of the year will bring in this dynamic area of the law.

Key takeaways from the webinar include:

  • Best practices for

As part of its continued preliminary rulemaking activities, the California Privacy Protection Agency (“CPPA”) will be holding stakeholder sessions Wednesday, May 4 through Friday, May 6 to provide an opportunity for stakeholders to weigh in on topics relevant to upcoming rulemaking. The Agenda for each of the sessions, which are slated to last an entire day, is available here.
Continue Reading California Privacy Regulator to Hold Stakeholder Sessions First Week of May

In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation. Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

Connecticut General Assembly Passes Comprehensive Privacy Bill

Federal Trade Commission Proposes Adjustments to Telemarketing Sales Rule, Including B2b Telemarketing

In spring of 2020, cybercriminals infiltrated the computer networks of Blackbaud, a South Carolina-based cloud-computing provider.  Once in Blackbaud’s system, cybercriminals copied the data of a number of individuals and held it for ransom. The targets of the attack were not direct customers of Blackbaud, but rather were individuals who had provided their data

Ransomware and DDoS attacks are costly to organisations that fall victim in terms of reputational damage, picking up the pieces as well as potential enforcement from the ICO and compensation claims by data subjects.
Continue Reading Double Trouble: Why Organisations Need to Consider the Legal Consequences of Ransomware and DDoS Attacks

Earlier this month, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued Cybersecurity in Medical Devices: Quality System Considerations and Content of Premarket Submissions. This draft guidance document, which replaces the prior 2018 draft guidance, is “intended to further emphasize the importance of ensuring that devices are designed securely, are designed to be capable of mitigating

Earlier this month, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler again described new cybersecurity regulations SEC staff are considering, this time in a speech before government organizations tasked with improving the security of financial sector infrastructure. In his remarks before a joint meeting of the Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee (FBIIC)