HIPAA and 15-minutes-of-fame are not compatible. In September 2018, the federal Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced that it had reached settlements with Boston Medical Center (“BMC”), Brigham and Women’s Hospital (“BWH”), and Massachusetts General Hospital (“MGH”) totaling $999,000, to resolve allegations that the
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On October 18, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – along with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the Small Business Administration (SBA) – unveiled a new cybersecurity campaign specifically designed to assist small businesses with limited resources. The campaign follows
On Friday, September 28, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the nation’s first Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity law. Although the new law presents some compliance issues, it does not appear to conflict with federal regulatory policy, unlike some have alleged regarding the state’s recent forays into net neutrality and
East Coast-West Coast: Ninth Circuit Reinvigorates FCC’s Broad Autodialer Definition, Creates Circuit Split on When TCPA Liability Can Attach for Using a Dialer
On September 20, 2018, in Marks v. Crunch San Diego, the Ninth Circuit became the latest federal appeals court to weigh in after the D.C. Circuit’s decision last March invalidating the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) expansive definition of automatic telephone dialing systems (ATDS or “autodialer”) under the Telephone Consumer
Originally published in Legaltech News.
A cryptocurrency wallet can be dispiritingly similar to an in-real-life wallet, whose currency and credit/debit card contents are only as secure as we keep the wallet itself.
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The magnitude of the compliance effort many businesses will undertake to become compliant with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) should not be underestimated. Despite its facial similarity to Europe’s new privacy law, the GDPR, the CCPA is a different law with different goals, a different enforcement scheme, and perhaps
The Health Care Cloud Coalition’s October Monthly Meeting will be presented by DWT’s Rachel Marmor on October 25 at 1pm EDT.
The California Consumer Privacy Act is making headlines as the first comprehensive regulation of consumer data in the United States. Though the law (following recent amendments) exempts entities covered
Join DWT for the Fourth Annual Wireless Legal Seminar for the West, October 22 in Seattle.
There is a lot brewing in the wireless industry as we continue to take the temperature of the new Administration and technology companies’ interest in the wireless space heats up. This seminar sponsored by
If you will be attending the Privacy + Security Forum October 3-5 in Washington, D.C., and are interested in attending a reception hosted by DWT, please send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are planning a nearby reception on October 4.
The Privacy + Security Forum breaks down the
Join corporate in-house practitioners from IT, Legal, Privacy and RIM for this one-day executive meeting on Information Governance and Data Protection in Seattle on Wednesday, October 17. This is the opportunity to gain cross-functional insight, interaction, and information you need to make better business decisions.
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