In the fast-paced, ever-evolving world of privacy and cybersecurity law, gathering the biggest news from 2019 was no small feat – from new laws and landmark cases, to major technological developments and international guidelines,
You’ve probably heard the buzz about the Internet of Things (IoT) - a suite of emerging technologies that promises great value to businesses, individuals and society. As broadband internet and wi-fi capable devices become more readily available
Hearings on two federal privacy law bills from opposite sides of the aisle were held late last week before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.
While companies prepare for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to come into effect on January 1, they may also need to catch up on a law that is already on the books – Nevada’s internet consumer privacy law.
On June 27, 2019 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) hosted its fourth annual privacy conference PrivacyCon. Tasked with protecting consumers against privacy and security violations, at PrivacyCon
The SHIELD Act has been signed into law, and is effective in New York State on March 22, 2020. As always, Beckage lawyers are available to assist in addressing any questions you may have regarding data security developments. Find out more here.
An increasing number of companies are implementing biometric identifiers across a wide variety of industries. While biometrics streamline the identification process privacy concerns may arise and several states have passed or proposed biometric laws.
Let’s examine a few questions you should ask before signing up for a pen test or vulnerability assessment:
The CPPA aims to sets forth landmark privacy rights for Californians and becomes effective January 1, 2020. These bills are actions to advance proposed changes through the legislative process. Read the most notable clarifications from the bills here.
Once again, March 1st nears. And with it comes a cybersecurity compliance milestone for those entities operating under New York’s insurance, finance and banking laws. Let’s breakdown what this means...
Does the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation apply to your non-EU company? State-side, this is the million-dollar question that many US based companies are still grappling with today – some 8 months after the GDPR’s enactment.
The New York State Department of Financial Services issued a Cybersecurity Regulation that carried with it several compliance milestones applicable to “Covered Entities” under the Regulation.
Headlines confirm data breaches continue to be a threat to companies regardless of size. From reputational harm, disruption to your daily business, to significant monetary penalties and litigation, potential effects of a data breach are important.
In the wake of the #MeToo movement and widespread attention on sexual harassment in the workplace, on April 12 Governor Cuomo passed into law the 2019 Budget, which included a package of laws aimed at combating sexual harassment.