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Regulatory (53)

Business Scurry to Meet California Consumer Privacy Act

About 500,000 U.S. businesses across all industries will be subject to California’s new data privacy law when it goes into effect on January 1, and many are rushing awkwardly to comply. So reports Dow Jones Newswires.

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Senators Press FTC on Facebook’s Reported $5B Settlement

U.S. lawmakers are questioning the Federal Trade Commission over a $5 billion settlement with Facebook. So reports Engadget.

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Regulators Poised to Tighten U.S. Bank Cybersecurity Oversight

U.S. regulators are planning on working together to assess banks’ cybersecurity defenses. So reports The Financial Times.

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Should Congress Protect Cybersecurity Whistleblowers?

Employees who blow the whistle about cybersecurity issues need a federal law that specifically protects them. That’s according to a new essay posted by the New York University School of Law’s Program on Corporate Compliance Enforcement.

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Redtail’s Breach Disclosure Might Violate Cybersecurity Laws

Redtail Technology’s handling of an investor data leak possibly violated state cybersecurity rules. So reports Investment News.

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Multinationals Facing Cybersecurity Clampdown in China

The Chinese government is conducting cybersecurity investigations of foreign companies doing business there as the country heightens restrictions around cloud computing and other areas. So reports Bloomberg, citing a Financial Times article.  

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Data Breach Law Passes in Washington State

The Washington state legislature has passed a major new data breach law. So reports SC Magazine.

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Canada, Courts Stepping in for Feds on Data Breaches

While U.S. government agencies have largely taken no action to address data breaches such as the massive hack, Canada and the U.S. court system are filling the void. So reports Slate.

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CEOs, CIOs Could Face Jail Time Under Data Breach Legislation

A new bill (PDF) unveiled by Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) proposes sending executives to jail if they oversee certain types of data breaches.

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FTC Official Urges National Data Breach Law

A U.S. trade official has called for Congress to pass federal data breach legislation. So reports Bloomberg.

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