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Nov 6 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – November 6, 2018

In the latest edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses a year over year spike in data breaches reported to the New Jersey State Police, the 10 most common phishing email subjects in the third quarter of 2018, a recent study finding sharp differences between consumer attitudes and actions with regard to protecting online data, the role of network segmentation in limiting the damage when an international shipbuilder’s computer network was hacked, and more.

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Oct 23 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – October 23, 2018

In this edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team celebrates National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and discusses a proposed change to HIPAA likely to increase the volume of public complaints regarding HIPAA violations, a formal opinion issued by the American Bar Association requiring client notification regarding a data breach, a report released by Mass. General concerning data breach trends in healthcare, and the importance of data disposal policies in light of a data breach at Yale University.

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Oct 9 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – October 9, 2018

In the latest edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team celebrates National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and discusses a settlement in a significant SEC cybersecurity enforcement action, progress in Congress regarding data security standards for the insurance industry, a first-of-its-kind data protection law that will go into effect in Ohio next month, and a $17 million settlement agreement in a class action lawsuit concerning VIZIO’s illegal collection and sharing of its Smart TV users’ viewing history data.

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Sep 25 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – September 25, 2018

In this edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses the anticipated California law that will be the first in the nation to regulate Internet of Things devices, developments in insurance coverage law regarding cyber-claims, the sentencing of a cybercriminal whose online service helped hackers “improve” their malicious software, a study concerning the interesting tendencies of millennials with regard to their data privacy, and a recent Ninth Circuit TCPA decision.

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Sep 12 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – September 12, 2018

In the latest edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses data breaches involving British Airways and T-Mobile, a report from a US government agency calling for urgent action to secure data, two recent conflicting TCPA decisions, and a significant ruling that may derail the class action lawsuit arising out of the Uber data breach.

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Aug 28 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – August 28, 2018

In this edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses a lawsuit against Google arising out of its practice of tracking user location data even after users disabled Location History, jurisdictional issues that have caused a lawsuit involving cyberattacks by the State of Qatar against targeted US citizens to falter, the amendments to Colorado’s data protection law taking effect on September 1st, and more.

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Aug 14 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – August 14, 2018

In this edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses a record TCPA class action settlement, a cybersquatting case involving the estate of Prince, an insurance coverage case concerning a phishing attack that resulted in theft from hundreds of ATMs totaling more than $2 million dollars, and the Pentagon’s new policy regarding fitness performance tracking apps in light of a shocking breach earlier this year, and more.

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Jul 31 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – July 31, 2018

In the latest edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses the latest report regarding the cost of the average data breach, an FBI report compiling 2017 internet crime statistics, a brute force attack on LabCorp, a New Jersey case regarding allegedly defamatory messages posted on an online message board, a $1.25 million penalty announced by the SEC for the failure to enforce policies and procedures to protect material non-public information from disclosure, an important development in a TCPA class action lawsuit against AT&T, and two recent data breaches occurring in connection with third party vendors.

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Jul 17 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – July 17, 2018

In the latest edition of the Morrison Mahoney Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team covers the groundbreaking California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, two important recent decisions regarding insurance coverage for spoofing attacks, a New York Attorney General report regarding the risk of cybersecurity threats to New York residents, a projection of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s position regarding privacy rights should he be confirmed to the Supreme Court, and a class action lawsuit concerning a recent data breach for Macy’s.

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Jul 3 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – July 3, 2018

This week’s edition of the cybersecurity newsletter discusses new—and potentially monumental—cybersecurity legislation in California, a recent Adidas data breach, an important Third Circuit TCPA decision regarding the interpretation of the term “autodialer,” a report regarding the vulnerability of federal government contractors to phishing scams, a consent order between Equifax and 8 state regulators relating to Equifax’s major 2017 data breach, and a new expansion to the New York DFS Cybersecurity Regulations requiring compliance from credit reporting agencies.

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