International Privacy

Important Privacy Developments in New York State

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.

What Does PrivacyCon Say About the FTC’s Data Privacy and Security Enforcement?

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

Biometric Law Compliance: What do State Biometric Laws Require of Businesses?

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.

Vendor Contracts and Legal Requirements Regarding Pen Testing and Vulnerability Assessments

Let’s examine a few questions you should ask before signing up for a pen test or vulnerability assessment:

Does the GDPR Apply to Your US-Based Business?

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.

Evolving Privacy Paradigms

While the specifics vary, the international trend in adopting a comprehensive privacy law to govern all sectors, industries and emerging technologies remains.