Monthly Archives: October 2014

New Executive Order Seeks to Improve Security of Consumer Financial Transactions

The Obama Administration is taking new steps aimed at improving the security of consumer financial transactions.  Specifically recognizing that identity crimes, including credit card fraud, are a risk to U.S. economic activity, President Barack Obama issued an executive order on

Posted in Data Breach, Data Security, Regulations

California Court Raises Anew Questions of Standing in Data Breach Cases

There is no question that data breaches are among the most common and costly threats to consumers and companies alike. What remains the subject of vehement debate is whether plaintiffs in cyber-attack cases must allege stolen data was misused in

Posted in Data Breach

EU Set to Strengthen Data Protection Laws

Businesses that operate in the European Union (EU) may soon face a new set of data protection regulations. High-level discussions about a proposal to consolidate all individual EU-member nations’ data protection regulations into a single EU law are set to

Posted in Data Breach, Data Security, Privacy, Regulations
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