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Posts by Hunton Andrews Kurth

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.

Chicago Introduces Data Protection Ordinance

Chicago City Council introduces data privacy ordinance that outlines five keys data protection requirements for Chicago businesses. Hunton Andrews Kurth explains the details.

Colorado Data Breach Notification Law, Security Requirements: Deadline Approaches

Colorado latest data privacy, breach notification and security law takes effect September 1, 2018. Here are the provisions and implications.

Vermont Enacts Nation’s First Data Broker Legislation

Recently, Vermont enacted legislation (H.764) that regulates data brokers who buy and sell personal information. Vermont is the first state in the nation to enact this type of legislation.

Oregon Amends Data Breach Notification Law

Oregon’s amended data breach notification law has new requirements, prohibits fees for security freezes and adds a specific notification timing requirement, Hunton Andrews Kurth explains.

Department of Energy Makes Energy Sector Cybersecurity Moves

The U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability in May released its Multiyear Plan for Energy Sector Cybersecurity. Hunton Andrews Kurth explains.

Arizona Amends Data Breach Notification Law

Arizona recently amended its data breach notification law, which now features a 45-day breach notification requirement. Hunton Andrews Kurth explains.

Attacks Targeting Oil, Gas Sector Renew Cybersecurity Questions

Cyberattacks against a third-party platform used by an oil and gas pipeline trigger fresh questions about critical infrastructure security.