Organisation: US Department of Justice

Verizon pays $4 million to settle alleged contracted cybersecurity shortcomings

Verizon has agreed to pay over $4 million to settle claims that it didn't fully implement required cybersecurity controls when it provided IT services to federal agencies – the latest False Claims Act investigation into contractors’ cybersecurity compliance.

07 September 2023

TD Ameritrade and Charles Schwab breach blues: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 1 September 2023

A Michigan judge preliminarily approves a $9.5 million Preservation of Personal Privacy Act settlement; TD Ameritrade and Charles Schwab sued over data breach; and the American Bar Association launches AI task force.

01 September 2023

Judge narrows US government’s social media restrictions

A judge has limited the US federal government’s interactions with social media companies after finding agencies pressured platforms to ignore free speech rights.

07 July 2023

MOVEit breach class actions: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 26 June 2023

Class actions tied to the massive MOVEit breach were filed in a US District Court for the District of Massachusetts; the US Department of Justice launches a new section to tackle cybercrimes; and the FCC addresses data privacy and cybersecurity with a new task force.

26 June 2023

FTC’s biometric data warning: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 22 May 2023

The FTC to investigate risky biometric practices; DOJ goes after alleged international ransomware hacker; New York Times says the California Age Appropriate Design Code Act limits free speech.

22 May 2023

FTC’s generative AI warning: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 2 May 2023

The FTC highlights generative AI risk; the LabMD saga continues; and Utah updates its data breach notification law.

02 May 2023

False Claims Act cybersecurity investigations forces companies’ heads out of the sand

The DOJ’s recent launch of False Claims Act investigations into federal contractors’ cybersecurity compliance is forcing many companies to proactively manage their cybersecurity.

23 February 2023

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