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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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Jun 19 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – June 19, 2018

In the latest edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses a recent Eleventh Circuit decision vacating an FTC cease and desist order, an EU resolution suspending the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement, a class action lawsuit against Delta Air Lines arising out of a 2017 data breach, the trial in a landmark insider trading case based on a scheme involving hacked press releases, and recent amendments to Louisiana legislation implementing data security and data destruction requirements.

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Jun 5 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – June 5, 2018

In this week’s edition of the Morrison Mahoney LLP Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team takes a look at the state of US data privacy laws now that the GDPR has gone into effect in Europe, the FBI’s recent warning that all small businesses should reset their routers due to a massive cyberattack, the US Office of Management and Budget’s recent report finding that approximately 74% of federal agencies are either at risk or high risk, a TCPA lawsuit filed against The ADT Corporation, and the University of Vermont’s response to a recent data breach pursuant to its Data Breach Notification Policy

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May 15 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – May 15, 2018

This week’s edition of the Morrison Mahoney, LLP Cybersecurity Newsletter covers a recent development regarding the scope of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a noteworthy expansion to the Arizona breach notification law, the Eleventh Circuit weighing in on insurance coverage under a computer fraud policy for a loss caused by a phishing scheme, the veto of a controversial anti-hacking bill in Georgia, and a settlement reached in a derivative lawsuit arising out of the 2016 Wendy’s breach.

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May 1 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – May 1, 2018

In the latest edition of Morrison Mahoney’s Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team covers the upcoming effective date of the GDPR, a recent Ninth Circuit decision regarding insurance coverage for payment instruction fraud, a landmark SEC settlement relating to the Yahoo data breach, two bills concerning consumer privacy that were recently introduced to the US Senate, and the Democratic National Committee’s lawsuit arising from its cyberattack in the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election.

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Apr 17 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – April 17, 2018

In this week’s edition of Morrison Mahoney’s Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team covers FTC efforts to assist small business owners with cybersecurity, the newly passed CLOUD Act regarding data stored abroad, a recent Southern District of Texas decision regarding Article III standing for a FACTA claim, alleged COPPA violations by Google on its YouTube platform, and the importance of well-drafted vendor contracts.

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Mar 27 2018

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – March 27, 2018

In this week's edition, our Cybersecurity, Data Protection, and Privacy team covers a Ninth Circuit decision regarding Article III standing based on the substantial risk of future harm, the fallout from the recent Facebook data privacy incident, new breach notification legislation, a D.C. Circuit Court decision regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and an Orbitz breach that exposed sensitive data including customer names and payment card information.

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