A security breach of Apple's iOS operating system that occurred over at least two years has affected countless iOS device users. Here's what you need to know to protect your personal information.
August 21, 2019
Real estate title insurance giant First American Financial Corp. is being investigated by the SEC for a data leak that exposed over 885 million personal records from as far back as 2003.
August 5, 2019
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2020. There are seven amendments that will be contemplated by the CA legislature between now and September 13, 2019.
July 30, 2019
Companies are relying increasingly on cloud service providers for conducting business, including storing data, hosting email, and more. But with the increasing regulatory focus on the risk of cloud data storage, is the forecast for cloud solutions stormy?
July 30, 2019
On July 29, Capital One Financial Corporation announced that it had suffered a breach on July 19. On that date, an outside individual illegally accessed the personally identifiable information of over 100 million of its customers.
July 30, 2019
The SHIELD Act significantly expands New York State's breach notification law.
July 18, 2019
On July 16, the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an update to the September 6, 2018 advisory, "Advisory to Financial Institutions on E-mail Compromise Fraud Schemes." The updated advisory indicates a sharp rise in business email compromise (BEC) fraud across financial services and other industries.
July 17, 2019
The Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD) is a sweeping data privacy regulation that goes into effect on February 15, 2020. Download our FAQs to find out what you need to know and how the law applies to your company.
July 12, 2019
Regulatory Cyber Alert: Cyber Incidents Reported to the FCA by UK Financial Services Firms Increased by 1,087% in 2018
A recent Freedom of Information request to the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) by accounting firm RSM revealed that 819 cyber incidents were reported to the FCA during 2018 – almost a 12-fold increase from the 69 cyber incidents reported to the FCA in 2017.
July 8, 2019
The UK's ICO plans to fine British Airways £183.39m ($230M) under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for a breach that occurred in 2018. The proposed penalty represents the largest fine of a company since GDPR came into force.
June 28, 2019
This alert contains information about a vulnerability discovered in Microsoft® Excel®, as well as information about a recent rise in spear-phishing attacks attributable to heightened international tensions.
June 26, 2019
Our M&A Due Diligence Challenges blog series addresses the changing nature of IT, cybersecurity, and data privacy and how investors can manage these risks and increase their chances of achieving a successful M&A transaction. We also discuss tales from the trenches and lessons learned from M&A due diligence we have performed for clients.