• 02.14.19

    Newsom’s Six-Month Paid Family Leave Agenda

    Shortly after being sworn in as the new governor of California, Gavin Newsom proposed extending California’s current six-week paid family leave (PFL) to six months.

  • 01.31.19

    HHS Publishes Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices

    In December 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services published “Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients” (HICP).

  • 01.17.19

    Privacy and Data Security 2018 Year in Review

    In many ways, it was the year of data privacy. In this article, we identify five of the biggest trends in privacy and data security, including the mammoth European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect, the hurried passage of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the ...

  • 01.16.19

    State AGs Deal With Payment Processor, Mobile Apps

    In state enforcement news, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced a settlement with a California-based payment services provider, while New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood reached a deal with five companies related to security vulnerabilities in their mobile apps.

  • 11.26.18

    Is Your Ecommerce Site Secure for the Holidays?

    The holiday season is here again and it is a prime time for cybercriminals to target websites to steal sensitive data.

  • 11.07.18

    FSSCC Launches Cybersecurity Profile v1.0

    A coalition of industry groups has unveiled a new cyber compliance profile framework specifically for financial institutions, aimed at streamlining regulatory burdens.

  • 10.23.18

    Data Breach Obligations, Preparation and Risk Mitigation

    Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), a breach is defined as “the acquisition, access, use or disclosure of protected health information in a manner not permitted under subpart E of this part which comprises the security or privacy of the protected health ...

  • 10.23.18

    Now on Demand: Protect Your Organization From TCPA Litigation

    Healthcare is among the top three industries being targeted for Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) litigation.

  • 09.27.18

    Ohio, Colorado Add to State Data Protection Laws

    While the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and subsequent amendments have dominated privacy news lately, some states are enacting data protection legislation that could impact financial institutions and businesses.

  • 09.27.18

    Major Data Breach Settlement Between Uber and State AGs

    In one of the largest privacy settlements to date, the attorneys general from 50 states and the District of Columbia secured a $148 million settlement from their investigation into a November 2016 hack of driver data from Uber.