The Act on the Promotion of Information Communication Network Utilization and Information Protection (“PICNUIA”) has been amended to include potential punitive damages for South Korean businesses that provide services over the internet.
Yesterday, the European Commission launched its “Digitising European Industry” package, a series of industry related initiatives aimed at “updating Europe’s digital infrastructure”, see press release here, Q&A here and homepage here.
We all remember the Ashley Madison data breach [view related posts here and here]. The hackers, calling themselves “The Impact Team” requested that the Ashley Madison extramarital affair site, and Cougar Life and Established Men sites be “taken down.”
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued its revamped audit protocol for its second phase of auditing covered entities and business associates’ compliance with the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules.
Increased Risk of Fraudulent Charges and Identity Theft Sufficient to Confer Article III Standing According to 7th Circuit
After a district court dismissed a lawsuit filed by customers of restaurant chain P.F. Chang’s China Bistro whose payment card information was stolen during a data breach, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has revived the suit.
On April 5, 2016, the Fraud Section of the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) released an Enforcement Plan and Guidance (the “Plan”) regarding the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”).
A number of data protection authorities (DPAs) around the globe have issued press releases confirming their involvement in the 2016 global privacy “sweep”, which kicked off on April 11th.
Prior to the Information Age, sensitive papers were stored in file cabinets and drawers.
Fourth Circuit Affirms Carrier’s Duty to Defend Against Security Breach Claims Under Traditional Insurance Policy
Following an April 11 ruling by the Fourth Circuit in Travelers Indemnity Company of America v. Portal Healthcare Solutions, LLC, Travelers must defend its policyholder, Portal Healthcare, in a class action lawsuit concerning a security breach.