President Obama Imposes Cyber-Related Sanctions in Response to Russian Interference in the 2016 US Election – Publications – Mayer Brown

Mayer Brown's Cybersecurity blog has a useful summary of the sanctions President Obama recently imposed in response to the election-related hacking by Russia: President Obama Imposes Cyber-Related Sanctions in Response to Russian Interference in the 2016 US Election - Publications - Mayer Brown You can find the amended executive order President Obama issued here.

By | 2017-01-10T11:49:47+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Categories: regulation, security, Uncategorized|0 Comments

April 7-8 Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Conference 50% Discount Code

We've set up a discount code for our blog readers. Enter the code: "BLOG" when you register You can find the complete agenda and list of our talented and experienced group of speakers here. 10.75 hours of CLE approved The Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection 2016 Conference will bring together experienced government officials, in-house

By | 2016-03-24T20:19:15+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Categories: cyber insurance, eDiscovery, privacy, regulation, security|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Deven McGraw: Not all app uses subject to HIPAA – FierceEMR

Devin McGraw, the Deputy Director for Health Information Privacy in the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR), spoke at the ABA Health Section's recent conference and clarified the scope of recent OCR guidance on the applicability of HIPAA to Health Apps. Fierce EMR has a nice summary of her remarks: The Health Insurance Portability and

By | 2016-03-22T15:49:56+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Categories: privacy, regulation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Deven McGraw: Not all app uses subject to HIPAA – FierceEMR

The 5 Things Every Privacy Lawyer Needs to Know about the FTC: An Interview with Chris Hoofnagle – TeachPrivacy

Dan Solove at TeachPrivacy interviews SSRN Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, and eDiscovery eJournal Advisory Board member Chris Hoofnagle about his impressive new book on the FTC's privacy and data security policies and enforcement activities, Federal Trade Commission Law and Policy, (Cambridge 2016): The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has become the leading federal agency to regulate privacy

By | 2016-03-21T12:55:08+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Categories: privacy, regulation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The 5 Things Every Privacy Lawyer Needs to Know about the FTC: An Interview with Chris Hoofnagle – TeachPrivacy

2016 Could be the Year of Cyber Insurance

H/T to RiskAnalytics for the link to this interesting analysis of the growing cyber-risk insurance market on CIO Dive: A fast-growing market Currently, first-party insurance products cover losses associated with data destruction, denial of service attacks, theft and extortion. In addition, some insurers also cover incident response and remediation, crisis management, forensic investigations, data restoration

By | 2016-03-18T00:40:35+00:00 March 18th, 2016|Categories: cyber insurance, regulation|Tags: |0 Comments