Data Breach

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 In our recent blog post on the Article 29 Working Party’s draft guidance on the GDPR’s breach notification requirements, we...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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S3 Buckets: Not so Simple?

September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Uber has agreed to settle a complaint stemming from allegations that the ride-hailing company made deceptive claims concerning its data security practices following a 2014 data breach. The data breach in question affected an Amazon...

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With an average of 15 data breaches per week, data security frequently tops headlines. California has led from the front by passing laws to protect consumer data, as it was the first state to pass...

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California Revises Data Breach Notification Laws

October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law three bills that revise California’s data breach notification requirements. The laws clarify important definitions, adjust notification requirements, and require operators of automated license plate recognition (“ALPR”) systems...

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015 – 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Presenters: Jeff Landis from ZwillGen & Matthew Milner and Michael Kheyfets from Edgeworth Economics As breaches of proprietary data systems have become more commonplace, so have...

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The parties in the multi-district Target data breach class action litigation submitted to the district court overseeing the litigation a motion for preliminary approval of a $10 million settlement....

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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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Friday, November 7, 2014 – 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST Presenters: Stacey Brandenburg & Marc Zwillinger from ZwillGen & Maurice Liddell from UHY Announcements of newly discovered data breaches occur almost monthly. Although falling prey to a breach can...

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Recently, Home Depot moved to dismiss one of the more than a dozen class action lawsuits filed against it following a revelation last month that its payment data system was breached. Home Depot’s motion illustrates...

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