EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: FTC Takes Action Against False Claims
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) takes action against companies that allegedly misrepresented compliance with EU-U.S. & Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield frameworks.
New Jersey Data Breach Notification Law: The Update
New Jersey amends data breach notification law to expand the definition of personal information to include online account information. Here’s why.
Gramm-Leach-Bliley: FTC Privacy and Safeguard Changes?
Potential changes to the FTC’s Safeguards Rule and Privacy Rule under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLB”) could be coming.
HHS Guidance: Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices
A closer look at the U.S. government’s “Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients” guidance.
EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: European Data Protection Board’s Report
What did the Second Annual Review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield reveal? Hunton Andrews Kurth offers perspectives.
Identity Theft Rules: FTC Seeks Public Comments
The Federal Trade Commission seeks public comment on whether any amendments should be made to the FTC’s Identity Theft Red Flags Rule.
How California Is Studying Blockchain: Potential Business Benefits, Privacy Risks
The state of California is studying Blockchain’s potential business benefits and risks — particularly around privacy. Hunton Andrews Kurth explains.
Blockchain and GDPR Compliance: A Closer Look
The French Data Protection Authority (“CNIL”) assesses the compatibility of blockchain technology with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Here are CNIL’s findings.
Four Companies Settle FTC Allegations Regarding False EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Certifications
The FTC alleged that four companies continued to post statements on their websites about their participation in the Privacy Shield after allowing their certifications to lapse.
Department of Commerce Updates Privacy Shield FAQs
Recently, the Department of Commerce updated its frequently asked questions (“FAQs”) on the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks . Hunton Andrews Kurth explains some of the updates.