What do lawyers, the Astros, and LastPass all have in common? They all need to rework their password approach.
The USA Freedom Act: What It Changes and (Mostly) Doesn’t for Cloud Services–and is It Really the Issue
The recent showdown over renewal of certain provisions of the USA Patriot Act (often called simply the Patriot Act) and the subsequent enactment of the USA Freedom Act have raised a number of questions about the ongoing impact of these laws on data traversing or being stored in the United States.
California again has provided a model of privacy legislation for other states to follow. New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan recently signed into law House Bill 520 (the “Bill”), a bipartisan effort to establish guidelines for the protection of student online personal information.
Last week, both Connecticut and Oregon amended their respective data security and breach notification laws that will now levy stricter requirements on entities that store or process personally identifiable information (“PII”) or health-related information. A full analysis of each bill is below.
It’s been a long way and the task is not over yet. However, there is light at the end of the EU data protection reform tunnel.
On May 13, 2015, Governor Brian Sandoval of Nevada signed Assembly Bill No. 179 (“AB 179”) into law.
Companies and other private parties acting on their own are not regulated by the Fourth Amendment’s restriction on search and seizure.
Since 2012, many states have enacted laws that restrict an employer’s capacity to access employees’ personal email and social media accounts.
Threats go way beyond simple theft of client information — Can you fend off a big heist?
In a developing story, The New York Times is reporting that the FBI is investigation the St. Louis Cardinals for hacking into the Houston Astros’ computer networks to steal the Astros’ internal baseball operation intelligence which is apparently working.