How to ensure that your contracts are compliant with new Data Breach Notification Laws

Read Albert Yuen and Liam Mulvey explain how companies can ensure their contracts are compliant with the new data breach notification law in Australia on CIO : In response to the growing privacy concerns around personal data, the Australian Government recently passed the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth) (the ‘New Data Breach […]

How to Keep Your Valuable Data Safe and Keep Your Legal Options Open

Read  Daniel D. Rubinstein and Shannon T. Murphy’s article about how companies can keep their data safe and legal options open on Lexology : As then-Attorney General Eric Holder has explained, “There are only two categories of companies affected by trade-secret theft: those that know they’ve been compromised and those that don’t know yet.” Read […]

CIO upfront: The privacy whirlwind, keeping up with compliance

Here are two things to think about. One. New Zealand is poised to pass new legislation that sets the framework for the disclosure of data breaches to the public. Two. You may already require compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read Brian Fletcher of Symantec analyse the upcoming New Zealand’s data notification law on […]

What Anthem’s Settlement Reveals About Future Data Breach Suits

Read Jeff Stone explain what lessons Anthem’s data breach settlement hold for future data breach suits on Wall Street Journal : The settlement in the case regarding health insurer Anthem Inc. could make it possible for plaintiffs in future class action cases involving data breaches to argue they were harmed as a result of their […]

How To Stay Safe In A World Of Law Firm Data Breaches

About two-thirds of law firms have experienced some sort of data breach, according to a forthcoming cybersecurity scorecard from Logicforce that gives eye-popping clarity to the extent of data breaches in the industry — and what firms can do about it. Read about the new report by Logicforce which reveals that majority of law firms in […]

Lawmakers voice fears over security of internet devices

House lawmakers on Tuesday voiced fears about cyber threats to mobile and internet-connected devices, soliciting feedback from authorities in the private sector about how to ensure their security. Read about why United States senators are worried about Internet of Thing security on The Hill.

Target Sets Record For Largest Settlement Ever For A Data Breach

See the video explaining the Target’s largest ever data breach settlement case on KGW.

Deeper Dive: Clapper Divide Expands In Data Breach Cases

Read M. Scott McIntyre’s article about how Clapper divide expands in data breach cases on JD Supra : As reported in our 2017 Data Security Incident Response Report, plaintiffs allege potential future harm as a basis for injury in 80 percent of data breach lawsuits. But are allegations of future harm sufficient to meet Article III’s […]

Mandatory data breach reporting in Australia

Read  Philip Wood, Amy Ryburn, Allan Yeoman, Keri Johansson, Damien Steel-Baker and Renee Stiles explain how the new mandatory data breach notification law in Australia will work on Lexology : As noted in our article “What’s in a name?”, mandatory data breach reporting has been on the agenda in New Zealand for some time. While […]

Jury still out on new cybersecurity executive order

Read why Steve Lasky says that jury is still out on President Donald Trump’s new cyber security executive order on Security Info Watch : Earlier this month the Trump administration made an effort to centralize an incredibly fractured federal government IT infrastructure when the president signed his executive order on “Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal […]