This month, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), whose members include the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), issued a Joint Statement to financial institutions concerning the increasing risk of cyber-attacks on ATMs.
Recently, the SEC announced that it will be examining more than 50 registered investment advisers’ and broker dealers’ cybersecurity programs and procedures.
When I moved to New York over seven years ago, it wasn’t easy finding an apartment. Internet rental listings had not yet caught on; I actually had to pick up the phone and call (gasp!) a broker or a friend to help locate available apartments.
As part of our ongoing updates on guidance the Federal Trade Commission offers through its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) relating to its updated Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule, we note that recently the FTC quietly posted some updates to “Part M” of the FAQs, which contains guidance on “COPPA and Schools.”
On the heels of recent nationwide data breaches of consumer personal information, the Florida State Senate has proposed SB 1524, which if adopted will become effective on July 1, 2014, to revamp and replace existing state data security law and, in particular, impose a statutory requirement to safeguard personal information, reporting a breach to the attorney general, and other affirmative obligations.
European Data Protection Regulators Clarify the Scope of the Balancing Test Required for Reliance On the “Legitimate Interests” Ground for Data Processing
On 9 April, the Article 29 Working Party (“WP29”) adopted an Opinion on the notion of legitimate interests of the data controller under Article 7(f) of the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC (the “Opinion”).
In a Supreme Court brief, the Department of Justice sets itself at odds with state legislators and cell phone users for its stance on warrantless cell phone searches.
New California Privacy Regulation Regarding Minors is Coming: Are You Ready for the Advertising Provisions?
A new California statute, which originated as SB 568 and will be codified as § 22580 et seq. of the Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code, takes effect January 1, 2015.