News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of June 20, 2022

MIT Releases White Paper on Data Privacy First-Movers In a new white paper, MIT Technology Review released insights on emerging and current data privacy legislation. The paper, titled First-mover advantages of implementing data privacy in countries where such a law…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of June 13, 2022

Cybersecurity Named Top Driver of Legal Disputes The  2021 Annual Litigation Trends Survey from Norton Rose Fulbright, which surveyed 250 U.S. General counsel and litigation leaders, has identified technological progression and its inherent cybersecurity risks as a primary threat vector…

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Federal Data Privacy Bill Moves Forward – American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA)

On June 3, the U.S. Senate released a draft of the bipartisan American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA). If passed into law, it would be the nation’s first comprehensive federal data privacy standard. Currently, data privacy in the United…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for June 6, 2022

CISA Adds 21 Vulnerabilities to Catalog Last week, The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) alerted federal agencies to 75 new additions to its new Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. Affected software includes products from Cisco, Microsoft, Adobe and Oracle. A significant…

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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 16, 2022

NIST Releases Cybersecurity Supply Chain Guidance The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released guidance on supply chain cybersecurity this week in response to the Biden administration’s Executive Order 14028—Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity. The guidance, Software Supply Chain Security…

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