The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 is the primary federal law that protects patients’ health care data and records.
Recent events illustrate that the e-gaming industry—developers, publishers, esports leagues and teams, and the financial machinations behind them—are significant targets for cyberattacks, theft and cyber-criminality.
To close out 2021, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) adopted additional General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) data breach notification guidelines in Guidelines 01/2021 on Examples regarding Personal Data Breach Notification (Guidelines).
On November 18, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation adopted a rule that will require banking organizations and their bank service providers to give notice of certain computer-security ...
As employees clicked away at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, ransomware attacks surged.
In late October, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) sent a shot across the bow at Big Tech’s use of consumer payments data.
This month, Colorado became the third U.S. state to enact a comprehensive cross-industry privacy law.
On June 8, 2021, the Colorado Senate passed SB21-190, the Colorado Privacy Act (CPA), as amended by the Colorado House of Representatives.
On June 2, 2021, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed SB260, which expands Nevada consumers’ right to opt out of the sale of personal data to include data brokers in addition to website owners.
In today’s data-driven world, the 1980s-era Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) continues to be an important legal tool in a company’s toolbox, alongside technical and procedural controls, to protect itself and its electronic infrastructure from unauthorized users and theft.