FFIEC Issues Joint Statement On Increased Risk of ATM Cyber-Attacks

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.

FTC Continues to Update COPPA FAQs – This Time, Guidance for Schools

FTC Continues to Update COPPA FAQs – This Time, Guidance for Schools

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.”

Florida Legislature Seeks to Overhaul Existing Data Security Law

Florida Legislature Seeks to Overhaul Existing Data Security Law

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.