Posts from November 2016.

The ability of internet service providers to track what consumers do online will become more difficult in the years ahead. On October 27, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) delivered a major victory to internet privacy by adopting new privacy and data security rules that will require...Read More

The New York Department of Financial Services (the “DFS”) recently announced a wide-reaching proposed cybersecurity regulation for the financial services industry (the “Proposed Regulation”). The Proposed Regulation generally would apply to any institution supervised by the DFS, which ranges from...Read More

This year, FINRA issued its 2016 Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter and announced that it would review firms’ approaches to cybersecurity risk management. FINRA will undoubtedly raise intensity on cybersecurity compliance, likely resulting in increased disciplinary actions and sanctions for violations of...Read More

Companies that do business with health care providers may be subject to the HITECH Act and the potential civil and criminal penalties that may be imposed under the Act. In order to avoid and/or mitigate those penalties, it is imperative that companies understand the requirements of the HITECH Act and tailor their policies and...Read More

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