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New Version of PCI DSS Released

October 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

The PCI Security Standards Council released version 2.0 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (“PCI DSS”) today. While the standard takes effect on Jan. 1, 2011, entities have until Dec. 31, 2011 to...

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The Wall Street Journal (“WSJ”) reported that Reps. Markey (D-MA) and Barton (R-TX), the co-chairs of the House Bipartisan Privacy Caucus, sent Facebook a letter asking for more information about how Facebook provides and allows...

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President Obama has declared that October 2010 is the seventh annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Over the next two weeks, we’ll be posting about what you should be doing to protect your customers, your employees,...

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On August 18, 2010, the Connecticut Department of Insurance released a bulletin to its regulated entities imposing a new requirement for those entities to notify the Commissioner’s office in writing “as soon as the incident...

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HHS announced last week that it was withdrawing a proposed Final Rule on Breach Notification for Unsecured Protected Health Information from Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) review “to allow for further consideration.” While the...

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On July 8, 2010, HHS released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) which includes proposed changes to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules to implement statutory changes...

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