Publicly traded companies have tangled with the question of when a cybersecurity incident should be disclosed to the public and investors. In a bid to add clarity to the topic, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released new rules… Read more
In an article published on Thursday, September 28 on DarkReading.com, WRVB Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Chair Beth Waller outlines four legal surprises you may encounter after a cybersecurity incident. Most security professionals know the parade of problems that emerges after… Read more
On Friday, September 15, WRVB cybersecurity and data privacy attorney Phillip Harmon passed the Certified Information Privacy Professional exam (CIPP-US). Administered by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, CIPP has been recognized as the global preeminent credential in the business… Read more
Does your business have a framework to ensure safe, secure, and trustworthy artificial intelligence use by employees? Although federal law does not require businesses to have an AI framework, on July 21, 2023, seven leading AI companies, voluntarily pledged to… Read more
The Investigation The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently opened an investigation into OpenAI, creator of ChatGPT, to determine whether the artificial intelligence company violated consumer protections laws. According to the Civil Investigative Demand (CID) issued by the FTC and recently… Read more
In a Virginia Mercury article published on June 29, WRVB Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Chair Beth Waller chimes in on the technology limitations and privacy laws that could make it challenging for adult content websites to use proper age and… Read more
In an article published on DarkReading.com on June 26, WRVB cybersecurity and data privacy attorney Jonathan Gallo comments on the recent surge of cyberattacks on law firms. According to the recent cyber threat report for the UK legal sector published… Read more
Washington state’s My Health, My Data Act (the Act), signed into law in April 2023, is a broad health data privacy law designed to protect consumer health data that falls outside the scope of HIPAA, such as health-related data collected… Read more
In an article published on Thursday, May 25 on DarkReading.com, WRVB Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Chair Beth Waller chimed in on the importance of a well-coordinated response to cybersecurity incidents. As the article suggests, failure to disclose incidents appropriately can… Read more
It has been a long time coming, but the other shoe has finally dropped. Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) fined Meta Platforms Ireland (parent of Facebook Ireland) €1.2 billion, the highest fine to date under the European Union’s General Data… Read more
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