Education Is Key In Preparing Privacy Breach Response

An excerpt from the NetDiligence® Cyber Risk and Privacy Forum By Vinny Sakore, Vice President of Business Development, Immersion, Ltd. Experience is critical in data breach response services. In our business, we find that the levels of preparedness vary from client to client, ranging from those...

Duane Morris LLP Alerts and Updates: European Commission Issues New Data Protection Proposals

Much as was anticipated, the European Commission (the "Commission") announced its long-awaited proposals on what are likely to be viewed as drastic changes to data protection law in Europe. The proposals seek to make EU privacy laws fit for the 21st Century and seek to both change the system...

Peter S. Vogel on the Internet Privacy Bill of Rights

By Peter S. Vogel Privacy is a hot topic for users of Facebook, Google, and other Social Media sites, so the White House has proposed the following Bill of Rights for legislative consideration: 1. INDIVIDUAL CONTROL: Consumers have a right to exercise control over what personal data companies collect...

Troutman Sanders LLP: Risks Associated With Bring Your Own Device ('BYOD') Policies

Over the past year, more and more employers are letting their employees connect personal smartphones or tablets to the employer's network. Some companies have even stopped supplying their employees with computers; instead, employees bring their own laptops to work (or work remotely from home). ...

Keller and Heckman LLP: Revamping Kids Privacy: FTC Finalizes COPPA Rule Changes

By Sheila Millar, Tracy Marshall, and Crystal Skelton Excerpt: On December 19, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission") issued final rule amendments concluding its review of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") Rule ("final...

California AG Advocates 'Surprise Minimization' to Protect Mobile Device Consumers from Unexpected Privacy Practices

Hailing her state as the "epicenter of modern innovation," California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has issued recommendations for app developers and providers, advertising networks and others as part of an effort to give consumers "meaningful information" about privacy choices...