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About Armin Tadayon

Armin Tadayon

Prior to joining ZwillGen, Armin served as the Cyber Law Counsel to CybrScr where he advised on compliance at the federal and state levels. He also teaches Cyber Security Law at the Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University, where he designed the program’s first cyber law course. He has previously taught Cyber Law and Policy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. After earning his M.P.S. in Cybersecurity, he worked as a consultant advising on cybersecurity matters.

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Arkansas has updated its breach notification law to expand the definition of “personal information” and to require notifying the Arkansas Attorney General when a breach involves more than 1,000 individuals’ personal information. On April 15, 2019, Governor...

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On May 7, 2019, Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill (HB 1071) that strengthens the state’s existing data breach notification law by expanding the definition of “personal information” and reducing the time an entity has to...

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A recent class certification decision in the Northern District of California highlights the importance of platform design. A group of hotel owners alleged that Expedia’s website provided false information about the availability of rooms at...

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Keeping a Finger on BIPA

February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

On January 25, 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court unanimously ruled that infringement of a right afforded under the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”), even absent harm, is sufficient for a plaintiff to allege a...

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An Illinois federal judge granted summary judgment to Google in a case alleging that its use of facial recognition software in Google Photos violated Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”), citing Plaintiffs’ failure to establish...

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The South Carolina Insurance Data Security Act (the “Act”) took effect on January 1, 2019.  The bill, which largely resembles the New York Department of Financial Services cybersecurity regulations, is based on the National Association...

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The classic refrigerator clean-out rule, “When in doubt, throw it out” could be a tagline for Colorado’s recent amendment to its data security and breach notification laws, HB 18-1128. As a policy, if you don’t...

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Note: SB 327 was signed into law on September 28, 2018. The California State Senate has passed a bill (SB 327) that would make California the first state to regulate the security of the Internet...

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On August 14, 2018, the NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act was enacted. In some ways, the Act appears to be a continuation of policies to enhance private sector cybersecurity through the use of voluntary resources,...

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