CPDP 2021 – Moderator: Brent R. Homan ‘When Regulatory Worlds Collide – The Intersection Of Privacy, Competition And Consumer Protection’

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Robocall Legal Advocate Leaks Customer Data

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The TCPA prohibits contact with consumers — even via text messages — unless the company has “prior express consent” to contact the consumer. “Our Litigation Firewall isolates the infection and protects you from harm.

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8 Ways to Protect Yourself against Scams on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Adam Levin

Consumers are typically spending more, doing it quickly and not paying as much attention to who they’re buying it from because of the rush. of those consumers lost money due to those scams, up from 71.2% Credit cards offer more protections, and less disruption, for victims of fraud.

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12 Online Resolutions for 2021

Adam Levin

Use a credit card instead of debit: Credit cards typically offer better fraud protection, and more importantly, aren’t directly connected to your bank account. If 2020 taught us anything, it’s to expect the unexpected–and do the best we can in a rapidly changing world.

Government Shutdown Leaves Americans More Vulnerable to Identity Theft, Scams

Adam Levin

Data Security Government Consumer Protection Identity Theft featured shutdowncitizens are more vulnerable to the effects of identity theft and scams as a result of the ongoing government shutdown. The two primary websites created by the government as resources for victims of identity theft, IdentityTheft.gov and FTC.gov/complaint , are currently offline as part of the partial shutdown of the Federal Trade Commission.

Zoom Faces More Legal Challenges Over End-to-End Encryption

Threatpost

Government Mobile Security Privacy Web Security Consumer Protection Procedures Act damages End to end encryption false advertising Lawsuit legal challenges sued Washington D.C. The video-conferencing specialist has yet to roll out full encryption, but it says it's working on it.

Facebook sued for siphoning facial recognition data without consent

Malwarebytes

” Not only was the tool intended to protect users’ identities on Facebook, it was also supposed to help visually impaired users to identify the people in the photos they encountered on Facebook.

Dentons artificial intelligence (AI) survey

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Accountability Asia Pacific Canada Consumer Protection Europe General Latin America New and Proposed Laws Privacy Rights United Kingdom United StatesArtificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most transformative technologies that we have ever experienced.

US State Privacy Update: California AG Targets Financial Incentives For CCPA Enforcement

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

On January 28, the California Attorney General (AG) announced his office was initiating an investigative sweep of businesses that operate loyalty programs and do not adequately provide a notice of financial incentive, as required under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA).

US State Privacy Update: Colorado AG Identifies CPA Rulemaking Topics and Releases Data Security Best Practices Guidance

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Data Protection Guidance. The Colorado AG’s data protection guidance makes clear that reasonable security is an affirmative obligation under the CPA and an item that is increasingly the focus of the Colorado AG.

IRS Warns About New Cyber Scam Targeting Taxpayers

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach Government Information Privacy Rights United StatesLast month, the United States (US) Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a warning to US taxpayers that cyber criminals are increasing their […].

HHS Issues Quick Response Cyber Attack Checklist

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach Enforcement Health Information Privacy Privacy Rights United StatesLast month, after the WannaCry ransomware attack infected 230,000 computers in 150 countries, the US Department of Health and Human […].

California Court Interprets E-Mail Addresses under the Song-Beverly Act

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach Privacy Rights consumer protection privacyOne of the most interesting and important developments in retail privacy cases is a recent unpublished decision, Capp v. Nordstrom. […].

NIST Plans To Examine Internet of Things (IoT) For Its Cybersecurity Framework

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach Health Information Privacy Privacy Rights United StatesThe National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is holding a Cybersecurity Framework Workshop this week at its headquarters in Gaithersburg, Maryland. […].

New ABA Opinion – Attorneys Must Take Reasonable Cybersecurity Measures To Protect Client Data

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach Privacy Rights Record Retention United StatesOn May 11, 2017, the American Bar Association (ABA) issued Formal Opinion 477, making clear that a lawyer may transmit information […].

Survey Says…Cybersecurity Remains A Critical Challenge For Business

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach Privacy RightsOn March 14, 2018, IBM Security announced the results of a new global study on organizational cybersecurity readiness and resiliency entitled “The […].

Dentons Privacy Community does Privacy by Design

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Marketing, Cookies & SpamWe held a Dentons Privacy Community webinar on 10 June about “Embedding privacy by design and default into a compliance programme”. We had a great panel discussion and wanted to share a summary of key takeaways from the session.

US Government Accountability Office Releases New Report On The Internet of Things (IoT)

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach Government Information Privacy Rights United StatesOn May 15, 2017, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report entitled “Internet of Things: Status and implications of an […].

SEC Issues Cybersecurity Alert For Brokers And Financial Advisers

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach Enforcement Privacy Rights Record Retention United StatesOn May 17, 2017, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), through its National Exam Program, issued a “Risk Alert” […].

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NIST Releases Draft Guidance On Securing Wireless Infusion Pumps In The Healthcare Industry

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach Health Information Privacy Privacy Rights United StatesOn May 8, 2017, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), through its National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), […].

HHS Plans To Launch Cybersecurity Center Focused On Medical App Security

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach Enforcement Government Information Health Information Privacy Privacy Rights United StatesThe US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on April 20 that it plans to launch a cybersecurity initiative modeled […].

FBI Warns Cyber Criminals Are Targeting Unsecured FTP Servers In The Healthcare Industry

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach Data Transfers Employee Privacy Health Information Privacy Privacy Rights United StatesOn March 22, 2017, the FBI issued a Private Industry Notification, warning that criminal actors are actively targeting File Transfer Protocol […].

New Mexico Becomes 48th State To Enact Data Breach Notification Law

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach Health Information Privacy New and Proposed Laws Privacy Rights United StatesOn April 6, 2017, New Mexico became the 48th state to enact a data breach notification law, leaving Alabama and South […].

Colorado Proposes New Cybersecurity Rules For Financial Advisers

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach New and Proposed Laws Privacy Rights United StatesEarlier this month, the Colorado Division of Securities released a set of proposed changes to the Colorado securities laws that would, if […].

HHS Issues Warning About Phishing Campaign Disguised As Official Communication

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach Employee Privacy Health Information Privacy Marketing, Cookies & Spam Privacy Rights United StatesAs part of its efforts to assess compliance with the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules, the US Department […].

Global Privacy Sweep Finds Privacy Issues in Children’s Apps

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Canada Consumer Protection Enforcement Government InformationLast week, the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) released the results from their third annual Privacy Sweep. Twenty-nine privacy enforcement […].

New York Proposes First-in-the-Nation Cybersecurity Regulation for Financial Institutions

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach Data Transfers Employee Privacy Enforcement New and Proposed Laws Privacy Rights United StatesOn September 13, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services introduced a new rule that would require banks, insurance […].

CRTC enters into MOU with FTC on spam and unlawful telemarketing

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Canada Consumer Protection Enforcement Marketing, Cookies & Spam United States CRTC FTC spamAs we have noted in previous posts (here and here), the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has repeatedly highlighted its […].

FCC proposes $45 million fine for health insurance robocaller

Bleeping Computer

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today proposed the largest-ever fine against a robocaller for Telephone Consumer Protection Act violations. [.].

Tennessee Adds New Encryption And Timing Requirements To Its Data Breach Notification Law

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Data Breach Employee Privacy Government Information Health Information Privacy New and Proposed Laws Privacy Rights Record Retention United StatesOn April 4, 2017, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed into law an amendment to the state’s data breach notification law, making two […].

Canada’s role in international botnet takedown

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Canada Consumer Protection Enforcement Marketing, Cookies & Spam CASL CRTC spamThe Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has served its first warrant under Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) to take down […].

FTC Announces New Guidance on Ransomware

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released new guidance for businesses and consumers on the impact […]. Cloud Computing Consumer Protection Data Breach Employee Privacy Enforcement Health Information Privacy Marketing, Cookies & Spam Privacy Rights United StatesOn November 10, 2016, the U.S.

HHS Announces New Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Government Information Health Information Privacy United StatesOn October 29, 2018, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Eric Hargan announced the official opening of the Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3). HC3 is an operational cybersecurity center designed to support and improve the cyber defense of the Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) sector of critical infrastructure.

HHS Announces New Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Government Information Health Information Privacy Regulators United StatesOn October 29, 2018, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Eric Hargan announced the official opening of the Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3). HC3 is an operational cybersecurity center designed to support and improve the cyber defense of the Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) sector of critical infrastructure.

The Good, Bad, And The Ugly: Key Takeaways From California’s New Privacy Law

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer privacy rights in California are well established. And existing California law provides for the confidentiality of personal information in various contexts, including under the Online Privacy Protection Act, the Privacy Rights for California Minors in the Digital World Act, and Shine the Light. Derives 50% or more of annual revenues from selling consumer “personal information”. Consumers. The CCPA’s definition of “consumer” is equally broad.

The Good, Bad, And The Ugly: Key Takeaways From California’s New Privacy Law

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer privacy rights in California are well established. And existing California law provides for the confidentiality of personal information in various contexts, including under the Online Privacy Protection Act, the Privacy Rights for California Minors in the Digital World Act, and Shine the Light. Derives 50% or more of annual revenues from selling consumer “personal information”. Consumers. The CCPA’s definition of “consumer” is equally broad.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection: U.S. Developments Compared to Canada

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Canada Consumer Protection Privacy Rights United StatesThere were two important developments in the U.S. regarding children and mobile technologies. FTC Staff Report On December 10, 2012, […].

California Passes First Of Its Kind IoT Cybersecurity Law

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

“Designed to protect the device and any information contained therein from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure.” d)) The phrase “unauthorized access, destruction use, modification, or disclosure” is defined to mean “access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure that is not authorized by the consumer.” (Civ. Consumer Protection Data Breach Enforcement New and Proposed Laws United States

California Passes First Of Its Kind IoT Cybersecurity Law

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

“Designed to protect the device and any information contained therein from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure.” d)) The phrase “unauthorized access, destruction use, modification, or disclosure” is defined to mean “access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure that is not authorized by the consumer.” (Civ. … Consumer Protection Data Breach Enforcement New and Proposed Laws Safeguards United States

6 Month Countdown to Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Consumer Protection Marketing, Cookies & Spam United States Canada CASL spamCanada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) has been a long time coming. The Government of Canada announced today that most of CASL’s provisions […].

Canadian Advertisers Self-Regulate Online Behavioural Advertising

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Canada Consumer Protection Privacy Rights ad choices advertising DAAC OBA online behavioural advertising PIPEDACall to Action on OBA The Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) is aware of the challenges associated with balancing privacy in the online […].

HHS Issues Quick Response Cyber Attack Checklist

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Entities should immediately fix any technical or other problems to stop the incident and take steps to mitigate any impermissible disclosure of protected health information (either done by the entity’s own information technology staff, or by an outside entity brought in to help). The OCR makes clear that any such report should not include protected health information (unless otherwise permitted by the HIPPA Privacy Rule).

Survey Says…Cybersecurity Remains A Critical Challenge For Business

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Organizations that fall victim to successful cyber attacks or experience cyber incidents may incur substantial costs and suffer significant consequences, including remediation costs, increased cybersecurity protection costs, lost revenue, litigation and legal risk, reputational damage, increased insurance premiums, and damage to the organization’s competitiveness and shareholder value. … Consumer Protection Data Breach Privacy Rights Safeguards