Topic: Cybersecurity

TikTok and other US online bans could create additional risk

Attempts to block access to TikTok and other online services pose significant corporate and consumer challenges that may heighten data privacy and cybersecurity risks.

26 May 2023

The GDPR and EU digital data laws: Barriers to your decentralised clinical trials?

Sidley Austin partner Francesca Blythe and senior managing associates Lauren Cuyvers and Matthias Bruynseraede consider the impact of the GDPR and other incoming legislation on technology-assisted decentralised clinical trials.

26 May 2023

Snap assistant GC joins White & Case’s privacy group

Former Snap assistant general counsel Hope Anderson joined White & Case as a partner to help clients navigate lawmakers’ emerging technology regulations.

23 May 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

Merck wins rare act of war data breach insurance lawsuit

A New Jersey court has stopped insurers from invoking act of war clauses to deny Merck data breach coverage – but insurers are likely to take steps to narrow their cybersecurity obligations.

17 May 2023

NIST cybersecurity update to normalise more proactive measures

NIST’s draft cybersecurity framework hints at a new focus on continuous improvement, supply chain risk and other forward-looking practices.

17 May 2023

FTC may face overreach claims in Meta row

The FTC’s unusual overhaul of Meta privacy settlements could face challenges and questioning from federal courts.

11 May 2023

High Court judge concerned about novel Equifax trial

An English judge has said it was “extremely difficult” to adjudicate on proposals for moving Equifax data breach litigation forward by holding an unusual type of trial.

11 May 2023

ECJ opinion: Controllers face high burden of proof on breach liability

A European Court of Justice advocate-general has said controllers are subject to a high standard of proof should they seek to avoid liability for data breaches.

28 April 2023

DSG: tribunal took "shortcut" on appeal against ICO fine

The First-tier Tribunal ignored a key issue when it overturned the bulk of the UK Information Commissioner’s Office decision to fine DSG Retail over a data breach, the company has argued.

27 April 2023

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