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Feb 25 2020

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – 2/25/20

In the latest edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses a New Jersey federal court’s rejection of a bank’s claim for insurance coverage for a phishing attack, a recent decision regarding federal subject matter jurisdiction for a lawsuit alleging statutory violations under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a recently filed class action lawsuit arising out of a ransomware attack on a New Jersey healthcare provider, new guidance regarding password complexity, and more.

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Feb 11 2020

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – 2/11/20

In this edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses a class action lawsuit against the developer of a controversial facial recognition app, cyber threats against tax filers, the first CCPA lawsuit, a major breach that occurred when a laptop in the possession of a company’s vendor was stolen, and more.

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Jan 28 2020

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – 1/28/20

In the latest edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses an insurance coverage dispute regarding a slowed computer system in the aftermath of a ransomware attack, a class action lawsuit against Six Flags based on the printing of too many debit card digits on the sales receipt, a joint statement issued by federal banking regulators regarding cyber risk amid heightened geopolitical tensions, and more.

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Jan 8 2020

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – 1/8/20

We are kicking off 2020 with a special Hospital and Healthcare edition of our Cybersecurity Newsletter. Our team discusses evolving legal theories in data breach class-actions in connection with new fact patterns, the federal government’s aggressive enforcement of the patient’s right to access records under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, a recent report regarding hundreds of healthcare industry ransomware attacks in 2019, causing billions of dollars in potential damages, and more.

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Dec 10 2019

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – 12/10/19

In this edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses a proposed federal digital privacy bill, a significant data breach settlement in the healthcare sector, a judge’s rebuke of an identify theft expert’s report and testimony in Facebook data breach litigation, treatment of business-to-business communications under the CCPA, and more.

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Nov 19 2019

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – 11/19/19

In the latest edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses hacking activity involving the popular Disney+ app on its very first day live, the projected financial impact of the California Consumer Privacy Act, which goes into effect on January 1, 2020, a recent FTC Consent Agreement arising out of the “unfairness” of InfoTrax’s allegedly unsatisfactory data security practices, cyber risk associated with expansion in the maritime industry, and more.

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Oct 15 2019

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – 10/15/19

In this week’s special Hospital and Healthcare edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses the importance of employee training, how the CCPA will impact healthcare organizations, a recent case where a dental practice’s response to a negative Yelp review violated HIPAA, an FDA warning regarding certain medical devices that may be at risk to software vulnerabilities, and more.

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Oct 1 2019

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – 10/1/19

In this edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses a California ballot initiative for a data privacy law that would build upon the CCPA, a lawsuit filed by the New York Attorney General against Dunkin’ Brands for failure to comply with the New York breach notification statute in the aftermath of a data breach, an academic study regarding the type of information that is typically taken in data breaches at hospitals, the rising percentage of small businesses that have been hit by a substantial data breach, and more.

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Sep 10 2019

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – 9/10/2019

In the latest edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses a report quantifying the significant financial impact caused by data breaches, the cyber insurance war exclusion, municipalities fighting against ransomware attacks, steps schools should take in the interest of data privacy when they are negotiating with vendors, and more.

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Aug 13 2019

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – 8/13/2019

In this edition of the Cybersecurity Newsletter, our team discusses state laws imposing new data security requirements for insurance companies, Facebook’s lawsuit against two app developers that allegedly used malware to generate advertising revenue via fake clicks, the massive annual growth rate of cyber insurance premiums, and more.

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