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A Week of Hot News in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
8 March 2016
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“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” This alert is a roundup of last week’s fast-moving news on cybersecurity and data privacy.
On February 29, the U.S. Department of Commerce and European Commission released the full draft text of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework, a mechanism allowing EU companies to comply with EU data protection requirements when transferring data to the United States.
In its first ever data security enforcement action, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took action against Dwolla for misrepresenting its data security practices and failing to adequately protect personal information.
RSA Conference 2016 took place in San Francisco, featuring speakers in high-level industry and governmental positions who addressed the importance of inter-governmental, inter-agency coordination and public-private partnership in responding to cybersecurity issues.
Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a Vermont statute requiring health insurance companies to provide data to the state was preempted by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
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