August 31, 2017
NP Privacy Partner
NP Privacy Partner
Uber held accountable for privacy failures, GAO issues report on privacy of connected vehicles, IRS warns of ransomware scam and social media is a hero during Harvey. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.
Following an almost three-year investigation into the privacy policies of Uber, the FTC announced a settlement with the ride-sharing company.—Jenny L. Holmes
As the number of connected vehicles on America’s roadways continues to rise, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) urges the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to “more clearly define its roles and responsibilities as they relate to the privacy of vehicle data.”—Eric M. Ferrante
IRS alerts consumers to phony IRS/FBI themed ransomware scheme.—Steven M. Richard
Segmenting and monitoring activity on your network enhance cybersecurity.—Steven M. Richard
Eighth Circuit finds that a plaintiff pled sufficient allegations to support standing to sue, but the data breach class action complaint failed to sufficiently state plausible claims.—Steven M. Richard
Twitter and other social media platforms are showing their true power to connect victims with loved ones, organize rescue efforts and raise funds for relief.—Jenny L. Holmes
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