Posts by Hunton Andrews Kurth

Apple, Google Mobile App Privacy Requirements: What MSSPs Need to Know

Apple App Store & Google Play Store apps will need to address new privacy requirements in 2022. MSSPs that offer mobile device management (MDM) security services should plan accordingly.

DOJ Vows to Prosecute Cybersecurity Fraud By MSPs, MSSPs and Government Contractors

MSPs & MSSPs that knowingly provide deficient cybersecurity products, services or monitoring capabilities could face prosecution, DOJ vows.

DHS Cybersecurity Guidance for Critical Infrastructure Firms: Key Details

DHS, CISA & NIST identify nine control system cybersecurity performance goals for critical infrastructure involving energy, communications, transportation & water.

U.S. Warns: Ransomware Payments May Violate Sanctions

Making ransomware payments may violate some sanctions, and could expose payers to civil liability, U.S. Department of the Treasury warns.

Data Breach Forensic Investigation Report Is Not Privileged Information, Court Rules

Rutter’s data breach incident report & related communications are not protected by attorney-client privilege, court rules.

Will U.S. Launch Data Protection Agency?

Proposed U.S. legislation would create the Data Protection Agency, to “regulate high-risk data practices and the collection, processing, and sharing of personal data.”

Texas Breach Notification Law: New Requirements Coming

Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently signed HB 3746, a bill amending Texas’s data breach notification law. Here are the new requirements.

Regulatory Sandboxes Gain Traction with European Data Protection Authorities

Two European Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) have created their own sandbox initiatives following the ICO’s framework, Hunton Andrews Kurth explains.

Facial Recognition Technology Banned in Portland, Oregon

In 2021, private entities will be banned from using face recognition technologies in places of public accommodation within Portland, Oregon.

Senate Bill Limits Corporate Use of Facial Recognition

The National Biometric Information Privacy Act of 2020 would require companies to obtain individuals’ consent before collecting biometric data.