On May 4, 2020, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) adopted updated guidelines on consent under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in Guidelines 05/2020.
Ending widespread speculation, Californians for Consumer Privacy announced it is submitting signatures to counties across the state today to qualify the proposed California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) initiative for the state’s November 2020 ballot.
The COVID-19 pandemic has quickly caused at least a temporary restructuring of the U.S. healthcare system.
Businesses’ responses to the COVID-19 health crisis, and in particular the increased demands for personnel to work remotely, present increased security risks and considerations.
As companies develop policies and procedures to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, company leadership would do well to consider the limitations and prohibitions on the processing of employee information under federal and state privacy laws, as well as those in any internal company policies.
On February 7, 2020, California’s Office of the Attorney General (CalAG) released modified California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) draft regulations, revising the initial draft regulations released in October 2019.
In new alerts, both state and federal regulators are cautioning the financial services industry about heightened cybersecurity risk amid a climate of increased geopolitical tensions.
On January 14, a new version of the proposed Washington Privacy Act, Senate Bill 6281, was introduced in the state Senate.
In the latest Congressional effort to establish a federal privacy law, on November 18, 2019, a group of Senators released a set of “core principles” for a federal privacy framework.
As part of its review of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a public workshop to discuss possible updates.