Back in July, President Vladimir Putin signed a law (Federal Law No. 242-FZ) that compels “data operators” to store Russian citizens’ personal data only inside Russia.
Processing Personal Data in Russia? Consider These Changes to Russian Law and How They May Impact Your Business
On July 21, 2014, a new law Federal Law № 242-FZ was adopted in Russia (Database Law) introducing amendments to the existing Federal Law “On personal data” and to the existing Federal Law “On information, information technologies and protection of information.”
Back to school, back to traffic jams … back to Privacy Mondays! Our look at bits and bytes and goofs and gaffes in data privacy and security
In a recent NSCP Currents article, Giselle Casella addressed what every compliance office must know about cyber-security. One of the more compelling lessons was what can be learned from enforcement actions dealing with cyber-security.
In the day-to-day rush of work, it can be tough to find time during the week for interesting reading that invigorates our thinking about privacy.
When one thinks of the use of technology in school, often the first image to comes to mind is of students sending ill-advised Snapchats and making in-app purchases that line the pockets of the Kardashian family, rather than paying attention in geometry.
On August 19, 2014, Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation (“CHSPSC”) announced that foreign-based cyber-criminals by-passed the company’s security safeguards and accessed, copied, and transferred data on 4.5 million clinic and hospital-based physician patients.
The German Federal Ministry of the Interior recently published its revamped proposal for an “IT Security” Law. A similar proposal had already been adopted by the previous German Government in March last year (see InsidePrivacy, German Government Proposes Cybersecurity Law, March 22, 2014).
Google to Refund Consumers at Least $19 Million to Settle FTC Complaint It Unlawfully Billed Parents for Children’s Unauthorized in-App Charges
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced on Thursday, September 4 that Google has agreed to settle charges and refund no less than $19 million to consumers whose children were allegedly deceived into making mobile purchases through the Android app store.
In our June 4, 2014 article on cyber security and cyber governance[i] we noted that for many reasons, boards of directors and executives of U.S. companies needed to reexamine how they protect (and respond to the successful hacking of) their most critical intellectual property and customer information.