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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Market News: 07 September 2022

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Today’s MSSP market news involves Cyderes, Fishtech, Herjavec Group, Hunton Andrews Kurth, Kaspersky, Palo Alto Networks, Wipro & more.

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.

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.

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.

EU Council Imposes First-Ever Sanctions against Cyber Attacks

The Council of the European Union in July imposed for the first time restrictive measures against six individuals & three entities responsible for or involved in various cyber attacks.

Work From Home Security Policies: France Teleworking Guidance

How can MSSPs assist businesses with Work From Home (WFH) policies and cybersecurity management? The French Data Protection Authority authors this guidance.

New York SHIELD Act Explained: What It Means for Cybersecurity, Privacy

Data security provisions of New York’s Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act are now in effect. Here’s what that means.

Right to Be Forgotten: European GDPR Draft Guidelines

A European board offers draft guidelines for the right to be forgotten in search engine cases under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

EU-US Privacy Shield: Four FTC Settlements Announced

FTC announces four organizations reach settlements in EU-US Privacy Shield cases.

New Jersey Data Breach Notification Law: The Update

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New Jersey amends data breach notification law to expand the definition of personal information to include online account information. Here’s why.