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NY Department of Financial Services: Cybersecurity Filing Deadline Approaches

A New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) reminder: Entities covered by cybersecurity regulation face February 15 filing deadline.

Why Mobile Phone Retailer Faces Unprecedented Security-related Fine

Hunton & Williams explains why The Car Phone Warehouse faces at £400,000 monetary penalty over security and privacy issues.

FERC Proposes Expanded Data Breach Reporting Obligations

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) seeks to expand mandatory reporting obligations for cybersecurity incidents.

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: EU Commission’s First Annual Report

EU report indicates U.S. authorities have put in place the necessary structures and procedures to ensure the proper functioning of the Privacy Shield,

More States Consider Passing Biometric Data Laws

Retailers that use biometric data for security, loss prevention or marketing purposes may become litigation targets. Hunton & Williams LLP explains why.

IT Service Provider Agrees to Pay Data Security Breach Settlement

Samanage USA, which offers cloud-based IT support services, agrees to pay a $264,000 settlement related to Vermont health care exchange breach.

EU Publishes Measures to Strengthen EU Cybersecurity Structures and Capabilities

A Joint Communication to the European Parliament & the Council of the European Union pursues strong cybersecurity for the EU. Hunton & Williams explains

Delaware Amends Data Breach Notification Law

Delaware’s amended data breach notification law, effective in 2018, is required reading for MSSPs managing and protecting Delaware customer data.

Weak Service Provider Security Triggers Fine — For Customer

A Hertz rental car affiliate is paying a fine for weak cybersecurity. The twist? A service provider rather than Hertz was responsible for the issue.

Nevada Enacts Website, Online Services Privacy Notice Law

Nevada enacts online privacy policy law that will require operators of websites & online services to post their privacy practices, Hunton & Williams says,