The fourth annual Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) sweep, which focused on Internet of Things (IoT) devices, found that privacy communications in relation to such devices were generally poor and companies demonstrating good practice were in the minority.
In episode 132, our threepeat guest is Ellen Nakashima, star cyber reporter for the Washington Post. Markham Erickson and I talk to her about Vladimir Putin’s endless appetite for identifying ‒ and crossing ‒ American red lines, the costs and benefits of separating NSA from Cyber Command, and the chances of a pardon for Edward Snowden.
On October 5, 2016, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) fined telecoms company TalkTalk a record £400,000 for failing to put in place appropriate data security measures and allowing a cyber-attacker to access TalkTalk customer data “with ease.”
New York Department of Financial Services Proposes First Rule of Its Kind for Financial Institutions
In November, we reported on a proposal by the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) for an extensive cybersecurity framework for its regulated financial institutions.
Anyone who’s written a blog is used to the recognition it can bring. For Nossaman’s James H. Vorhis, it was one client’s recognition in particular that sticks with him.
A federal judge in Illinois dismissed the class action lawsuit filed against Barnes & Noble stemming from a data breach in 2013.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently published a new article that finds that most typical computer users experience security fatigue that leads users to engage in risky behavior when they are at work and at home.
We watch closely for any guidance to HIPAA covered entities and business associates from the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (HHS/OCR).
Over the past two years, the number of drone manufacturer start-ups has increased exponentially.