Data Law Insights

Data Law Insights

Legal insights on navigating privacy, data protection, cybersecurity, information governance, and e-discovery

Tag Archives: Cybersecurity/Data Security

FTC Submits Public Comment to Working Group Tasked with Developing Guidance on IoT Security, Upgradability, and Patching

Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security, Data Breach, Internet of Things
On June 19, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a public comment regarding the National Telecommunications & Information Administration’s (NTIA) draft guidance titled Communicating IoT Device Security Update Capability to Improve Transparency for Customers.  In commenting on the guidance, the FTC acknowledged the benefits of and challenges to IoT device security, and encouraged manufacturers… Continue Reading

Key EU Privacy & Cybersecurity Highlights, November 23 – November 29, 2015

Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security, Data Breach
EU Ministers of Home Affairs push for Passenger Records Directive; EU Member States Data Protection Authorities: News Regarding Safe Harbor (continuous update). EU Ministers of Home Affairs push for Passenger Records Directive In the aftermath of the November 13 attacks in Paris, European Union Ministers of Home Affairs push for the release of a Passenger… Continue Reading

NAIC Cyber Task Force Adopts Cyber Bill of Rights

Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security, Data Breach, Insurance
On October 14, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) announced its cybersecurity “bill of rights” which outlines six rights of insurance consumers.   Generally speaking, the bill of rights is divided into three broad categories: (1) standard consumer information, (2) insurer safeguards and actions and (3) post-breach and identity theft protections.  Although most states have… Continue Reading

Digital Privacy and E-Discovery in Government Investigations and Criminal Litigation

Posted in Accessibility, Cloud Computing, Cooperation/Meet & Confer, Criminal Law, Cybersecurity / Data Security, Ethics, Government Agencies, Information Management, Preservation, Privacy, Privilege/Rule 502, Public Sectors, Rules, Sanctions, Social Media, Spoliation
In conjunction with the 2015 American Bar Association annual State of Criminal Justice publication, Louisa Marion and I have published a new chapter on “Digital Privacy and E-Discovery in Government Investigations and Criminal Litigation.” The article provides an in-depth look at many of the current and cutting edge issues raised by digital privacy and e-discovery… Continue Reading