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Many states this year are contemplating legislation and/or regulation in regards to biometric information and New Jersey is no exception.  This month Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck announced the launch of an online portal soliciting comment from the public on regulating the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement in New Jersey for

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FTC Policy Statement Substantially Expands Scope of Personal Health Record Vendor Rules | Consumer Privacy World

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Consumer Loan Data Seller Receives $1.5 Million FTC Penalty, With Accompanying Executive Liability | Consumer Privacy World

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Squire Patton Boggs Named a World Leader in Data Protection by Global Data Review | Consumer Privacy World

2021

CPW is proud to share with its readers that Global Data Review, a leading data law and regulation publication, has ranked Squire Patton Boggs among 25 Elite firms in its 2022 edition of the GDR 100.  GDR identifies and profiles the world’s leading law firms.  GDR notes that firms with the Elite designation in

Data breach litigation continues to expand with each new state law passed to regulate data storage and disclosures. This context poses particular challenges for protecting the attorney-client privilege and work-product doctrine.  In the wake of cybersecurity, data breach, or data disclosure incident, it is routine to retain outside counsel and third-party forensic experts to investigate.

2021 was another record setting year for biometric litigation, with class action plaintiffs bringing new AI-based consumer privacy claims and a continuing trend of employment-based disputes.  Read on for CPW’s highlights of the year’s most significant events concerning biometric litigation, as well as our predictions for what 2022 may bring.

Overview of 2021 BIPA Litigations:

Just in time for the holiday season, and at a time when cybercriminals are generally most active, industry experts discovered a critical vulnerability in a software commonly used by companies. The software, Apache Log4j, is a popular Java library for logging in applications. The vulnerability enables a remote attacker to take control of a device,

2021 has been a busy year in the realm of data privacy, security and innovation.  The CPW team has covered key developments in real time to keep its readers informed every step of the way.  Below are CPW’s Top Ten Posts for 2021.

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity FTC Priorities Going Forward | Consumer Privacy World

2021 was another year of high activity in the realm of data event and cybersecurity litigations with several noteworthy developments.  CPW has been tracking these cases throughout the year.  Read on for key trends and what to expect going into the 2022.

Recap of Data Breach and Cybersecurity Litigations in 2020

2021 heralded several developments