Perspectives on Cyber Policy
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The Supreme Court of the United States recently tackled privacy in the mobile age and agreed that cell phone location is something that is protected.
Major regulatory changes in data governance recently went into effect in Japan and China that are likely to impact organizations doing business in these Asian markets.
An Executive Order from President Trump’s first days in office raised questions about its impact on the hard-won Privacy Shield, which allows about 1,700 companies to legally transfer data between the EEA and Switzerland and the US.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued guidance for both businesses and consumers on defending against ransomware, both of which are based on lessons learned from the FTC’s recent ransomware workshop, with panelists that included security researchers, technologists, law enforcers, and bu
The enactment of new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations governing unmanned aircraft systems – or “drones” – has companies and consumers alike dreaming of the stuff of science fiction, but if the new regulations are any indication, the FAA is in no rush to see those dreams become reali
Consumer advocate groups—Public Knowledge, Consumer Watchdog, Center for Digital Democracy, Consumer Action, TURN-The Utility Reform Network and Consumer Federation of America—recently filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission and a petition with the Federal Communications Commission agai
The Federal and Trade Commission recently released a report outlining the benefits and risks involved in using big data.
Banks are a key target for hackers, and finance hub New York aims to set first state regulations in this space. While the cyber regulatory landscape continues to shift, companies should constantly analyze and update security measures as compliance does not guarantee security.
Using financial sanction tools previously used for terrorists and rogue criminal states, the White House on April 1, 2015 declared a national emergency and issued a powerful Executive Order enabling the freezing of US-based assets of foreign cyberattackers.
Federal Judge Approves Target’s $10 Million Settlement for Consumer Class Action Lawsuit over 2013 Data Breach
On March 19, 2015, a Minnesota federal judge granted preliminary approval of Target Corporation’s (Target) proposed $10 million settlement of a class action lawsuit, which arose out of a 2013 data breach that compromised personal information of roughly 110 million of Target’s customers.
The Obama Administration has announced a series of initiatives to address the growing number of data breaches at major retailers.
FTC recently brought its first case under the 2010 Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act that prohibits online sellers from charging consumers in an Internet transaction unless the seller has clearly disclosed all material terms of the transaction and obtained consumers’ express informed consent.
In testimony before the US Senate Judiciary Committee earlier this summer, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) lent its support to federal legislation that would require businesses to obtain “affirmative express consent” from consumers before collecting geolocation data from mobile devices.
On September 15, 2014, Arent Fox was in attendance at the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) public workshop on so-called “Big Data” that was designed to explore how its use is impacting American consumers.
European Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) — the entities responsible for enforcing the European Union (EU) Data Directive and the EU Cookie Directive — are taking part in what is being referred to as “Cookie Sweep Day.”
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently won a significant victory in federal court in its ongoing efforts to hold businesses accountable for their data security practices.
In a case against LabMD, a judge ruled that the FTC must disclose the internal standards it uses to determine whether a company maintains adequate data security.
Beginning January 1, 2014, websites and online service operators that collect consumers’ personally identifiable information will likely be forced to update their privacy policies to comply with a new law in California.
Arent Fox Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Protection Partner Julia Jacobson will be speaking on the webcast, “Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2019: Get Fluent in Technology,” through the Practicing Law Institute on October 7, 2019.