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On February 12, 2015 the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced that it is launching a competition for a fourth round of grants stemming from the 2011 White House initiative, the National Strategy...

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As a follow-up to its 2013 workshop, “The Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World,” the FTC recently released a report summarizing its findings and presenting some recommendations. Experts estimate that there...

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On Tuesday, President Obama delivered his State of the Union address (“SOTU”), which included proposals regarding privacy and data security. This isn’t the first time that we’ve heard promises about these topics in the SOTU....

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On December 18, 2014, President Obama signed into law five cybersecurity-related bills aimed at protecting federal agencies from cybersecurity threats. The bills advance President Obama’s 2012 Executive Order “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” by improving the...

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With the New Year just around the corner, we’d like to remind merchants of the January 1st deadline to implement version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). The changes in version 3.0...

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The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released guidance on Section 8 of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), which will go into effect on January 15, 2015. CASL has been described as “the toughest anti-spam law...

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In a recent opinion, Jane Doe No. 14 v. Internet Brands Inc., the Ninth Circuit decided that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) does not preclude liability for a website operator that failed...

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Mobile applications have changed the way we shop. Instead of trekking from store to store or researching prices in advance, consumers can simply download an app to compare competing products and retailers in real-time. Apps...

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