ENISA, the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security, has released a series of reports and guidance tackling the topic of cyber security.
In our third episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker, Michael Vatis, and Jason Weinstein discuss the Aereo case that the Supreme Court has decided to hear; share their reactions to the President’s NSA announcement; explain what went on with Apple’s refund of in-app purchases; discuss NIST’s announcement that they would reduce the privacy rules to the cybersecurity framework; and discuss the President’s proposal to treat foreign nationals privacy similar to US citizens.
Target recently acknowledged that it suffered a massive security breach over the holiday season between November 27 and December 15.
In this series, we conduct a thought experiment on Internet privacy law inspired by a law review article written by Professor Orin S. Kerr, titled “The Next Generation Communications Privacy Act.”
I gave a presentation last week to the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education on the topic of insurance coverage for cyberliability. (I know, I know, that and four bucks will get me a latte at Starbucks.)
Damages Issues Again Thwart the Bulk of Plaintiffs’ Claims in the PlayStation Network Data Breach Class Action
In the latest chapter in the Sony PlayStation Network (“PSN”) data breach saga, a decision that issued on January 21, 2014 permanently dismissed all but a handful of the class action claims advanced in a 51 count complaint.
Since 2009, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) has posted all large data breaches – those that involve 500 or more individuals – online on its so-called “Wall of Shame.” In 2013, 160 large data breaches were reported to OCR and posted on the Wall of Shame.
On January 22, 2014, at the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt announced the creation of a new independent commission that will examine the future of Internet governance.
Days before a federal court ruled against net neutrality rules, Yelp was ordered to hand over the identities of seven anonymous reviewers, which sparked outrage among First Amendment activists.