Data Security

Alabama became the 50th and final state to enact data breach notification legislation when Governor Kay Ivey signed into law the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018. Alabama’s law comes on the heels of...

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The CLOUD Act has been enacted, effectively mooting the closely watched United States v. Microsoft case and marking a watershed moment in federal and international surveillance law. The Act codifies mechanisms for both US and...

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Selecting appropriate contract clauses is a key strategy for managing security risks with vendors. Security provisions in vendor contracts should be tailored to the risks posed by the specific engagement, the supply chain for the...

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In affirming the dismissal of the Wiretap case against Apple for its handling of iMessages from former users, the 9th Circuit yesterday affirmed the distinction it first set out in 2002 in Konop v. Hawaiian...

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Knight Rider fans, rejoice! Soon, you can have your own automated vehicle. While the arrival of connected cars and autonomous vehicles (“AV”) bring a potential increase in efficiency, safety, and mobility, they also present unique...

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This post has been updated to reflect that the WP29 has since released updated guidance. In our recent blog post on the Article 29 Working Party’s draft guidance on the GDPR’s breach notification requirements, we...

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This post has been updated to reflect that the WP29 has since released updated guidance. Most companies handling personal data of EU residents know that the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will impose mandatory data...

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After much anticipation, the CFPB released guidance on October 20, 2017 regarding the consumer protection implications of financial data sharing and aggregation services. In these new principles, the CFPB expresses strong support for such offerings,...

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Podcast: Data Do, Data Don’t

August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Most websites and apps collect information from its users. But are you doing it in a legally-compliant way? We won’t be taking over any New Year’s countdowns, but listen to our radio-ready voices as we...

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Earlier this summer, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security announced a series of heightened aviation security measures for commercial flights in-bound to the United States, including “enhanced screening of electronic devices.” Increased U.S....

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