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.
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.