News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of May 30, 2022

Quebec Updates Data Privacy Law Starting in September 2022, Quebec’s Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector (Act) will take effect. Recent updates have been passed to the Act regarding biometric privacy. A summary of the…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for May 26, 2022

NAAG Launches Cybersecurity Resource Center Last week the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) announced a new initiative focused on cybersecurity. The NAAG Center on Cyber and Technology (CyTech) joins other NAAG centers focused on key public interests, and will…

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News and Alerts for May 9, 2022

New Privacy Coalition Gathers to Set Agenda The newly-created Global Cross-Border Privacy Rules Forum-—an international association of countries that includes the U.S., Japan, Singapore, and the Republic of Korea—gathered last week in Hawaii to work on an agreement for, “potential…

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News and Alerts for April 19, 2022

Virginia Passes Amendments to VCDPA Governor Glenn Young of Virginia last week approved three amendments to the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA). The first amendment, H 381, creates an exemption to consumers’ right to delete, and will allow data…

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Cybersecurity Checkup: 5 Steps You Can Take Now

In today’s regulatory and economic environment, organizations need to keep pace with constantly-shifting cybersecurity and data privacy threats. ADCG has sifted through current best practices to provide the following (non-exhaustive) guidance for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), and other compliance…

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Status Update on Privacy Shield Replacement

On March 25, the European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders, and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo issued a joint statement announcing a preliminary replacement for the Privacy Shield framework. The Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework will allow data transfers between…

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Saudi Arabia’s Data Protection Law: The Personal Data Protection Law

On March 10, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Saudi Data & Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) issued a draft version of executive regulations supplementing the nation’s first standalone comprehensive data protection law, The Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL). PDPL was implemented…

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