data security

To Tell or not to Tell: Should Customers be Informed of a Data Breach?

The growing concern around digital security and data breaches has many corporations wanting to keep a tight lid on any data breach events. Forty-Seven states have passed legislation requiring business to notify their customers if there is a data breach, but the requirements for consumer notification in these laws vary. Different definitions of what constitutes […]

FCC Takes Hard Line on Telecom Companies and Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity has been on everyone’s minds lately. Both the private sector and government entities have been trying to develop ways to keep data secure without imposing too many regulations. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been targeted as one of the agencies vying for more regulations. However, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler recently challenged telecommunication companies […]

Charities and the CASL: Who May be Affected?

Welcome to Part II of our look at Canada’s new anti-spam legislation and the impact it may have on entities and clients in both Canada and the U.S. Here, we will look at how the new legislation may affect charities and other not-for-profits. The first parts of the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) went into effect […]

American Law Institute Director Revesz Goes to Washington

WASHINGTON, DC – ALI Director Richard L. “Ricky” Revesz, Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus at the New York University School of Law, testified before Congress on July 11 on the issue of environmental policy and the question of when federal standards should preempt state regulations.  Director Revesz is widely regarded as one of the nation’s leading experts […]

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