Data Law Insights

Data Law Insights

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

Tag Archives: DHS

SAFETY ACT LIABILITY PROTECTIONS WILL BE TESTED

Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security, Government Agencies, Government Contracting, Government Regulations & FISMA, Litigation
After over a decade, the first action has been filed that may test the bounds of the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act (“SAFETY Act”) of 2002. MGM Resorts International recently filed suit related to the October 2017 Mandalay Bay country music concert shooting, asking a federal court to rule that it cannot be… Continue Reading

Privacy-Cybersecurity Weekly News Update—Week of November 13

Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security, Internet of Things
Discussion headlines:  New guidelines for IoT; Russia blocks access to LinkedIn; Standing under the TCPA; Long distance search warrant power The DHS and NIST Release Guidelines for the IoT This week, both the Department of Homeland Security and the National Institute of Standards and Technology released a set of guidelines intended to secure the IoT. … Continue Reading