California Public Utilities Commission Denies Request to Develop Privacy Standards for Wireless Carriers and Mobile Applications

California Public Utilities Commission Denies Request to Develop Privacy Standards for Wireless Carriers and Mobile Applications

After a year in which the California Legislature passed a spate of privacy laws, wireless providers and third party mobile application providers do not need to add privacy regulations from the California Public Utilities Commission (“CPUC”) to their growing list of privacy compliance requirements.

The Target Cyber Breach and Cyber Disclosure Practices

By | The D & O Diary | January 21, 2014
The Target Cyber Breach and Cyber Disclosure Practices

In a front-page, above-the-fold article on Saturday, January 18, 2014 — that is, more than a month after Target first learned from the Secret Service that the company had been the subject of a massive cyber security hack – the New York Times reported that the company was vulnerable to the cyber attack because its systems were “astonishingly open – lacking the virtual walls and motion detectors found in secure networks like many banks’.”