What’s trending on NP Privacy Partner



July 28, 2017

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Karl D. Belgum, Jenny L. Holmes, Steven M. Richard

California Supreme Court rejects constitutional privacy challenge, California appellate court clarifies the test to compel disclosure of anonymous online posters, IBM unveils a new system to battle cyberattacks and the FTC takes a proactive role in privacy enforcement and cybersecurity education. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.

Privacy Litigation

California Supreme Court rejects constitutional privacy challenge to medical board’s access to patient prescription records

The California Supreme Court finds no constitutional privacy violation occurred when Medical Board accessed drug prescription records in physician’s misconduct proceeding. —Karl D. Belgum

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California appellate court clarifies the test to compel disclosure of anonymous online posters

The opinion discusses the California test for requiring disclosure, as courts nationally address this evolving issue.—Karl D. Belgum

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Cybersecurity

IBM Z: the next battle in the war against cyberattacks?

IBM Z can encrypt data 18 times faster than other similar platforms and is capable of running more than 12 billion encrypted transactions per day. —Jenny L. Holmes

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FTC offers insights based upon its investigations

The FTC announces an upcoming series of blog postings conveying lessons learned from recent investigations and enforcement actions.—Steven M. Richard

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