Data Security

Now that the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) cybersecurity regulations have partially gone into effect (as of March 1st), you may be wondering: Does this apply to my company? (Don’t worry, you have...

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The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has handed down an important decision, en banc, concerning governmental access to data. In United States v. Ganias, the Court determined that law enforcement, relying in good faith on...

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FCC Chairman Wheeler issued a Broadband Consumer Privacy Proposal Fact Sheet and announced that a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the same issue is presently in circulation at the Commission and is expected to...

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Can a judge issue an order requiring Apple to extract data from a locked iPhone based on the All Writs Act? On February 29, 2016, Magistrate Judge James Orenstein of the Eastern District of New...

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Safe Harbor 2.0? “Close” But Not There Yet

February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Vera Jourová, the European Union’s Commissioner for Justice, briefed the European Parliament on the status of a new Safe Harbor deal being negotiated between the United States and the European Union. Jourová indicated the parties...

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The European Union announced that it has reached an agreement in principle with the U.S. to form a new data transfer agreement, following the CJEU’s invalidation of Safe Harbor. See our previous Safe Harbor blogs...

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