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Ransomware Attacks: Why Case Studies Provide Rare Learning Opportunities

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A ransomware research report from the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs offers seven recommendations.

Utah Privacy Legislation: What MSPs and MSSPs Need to Know

The Utah Consumer Privacy Act (UCPA) appears similar to Virginia’s Consumer Data Privacy Act (VCDPA). Here are the potential data privacy implications for service providers.

DFS’s Cybersecurity Regulation: What Your Company Should Have Done

Organizations covered by New York’s Cybersecurity Regulation for Financial Service Companies must take stock of their compliance efforts before pushing deeper into 2019.

Cyber Lessons From The SEC?

Memo to public companies: Pay attention to a recent U.S. Securities and Exchanges Commission crackdown on the use of automated technology to detect investment advisor fraud.

New California Data Privacy Law: What Your Business Needs to Know

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The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 could have significant effects on businesses outside of the state. Here’s why.

Another New York DFS Cybersecurity Deadline Looms

The New York DFS data security regulation for financial services firms has a September 2018 deadline for audit trails, application security, data retention limitations, access monitoring, and encryption of non-pubic information.

Litigating Blockchain: Not So Simple

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If blockchain is mainstreamed, courts will inevitably be faced with disputes arising out of the differences between blockchain and current methods of managing transactional data. Patterson Belknap explains.

M&A and Cyber Diligence: New York’s DFS Issues a Reminder

Financial services & insurance companies with New York ties must look beyond their own data cybersecurity practices when considering M&A, Patterson Belknap explains.

Education Department Threatens to Pull Funding for Non-Compliance

U.S. Department of Education (ED) guidance threatens to “yank” Title IV funding for post-secondary institutions lacking appropriate data security safeguards.

More State Data Security Regulation: North Carolina Bill Contains Strict Disclosure Measures

North Carolina’s cybersecurity bill requires businesses that suffer a breach to notify affected consumers within 15 days. Patterson Belknap explains.