What’s trending on NP Privacy Partner



March 02, 2018

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Michael Katz, Valerie Breslin Montague, Meghan K. McGuire, Jenny L. Holmes

Cyberattacks caused between $57 billion and $109 billion in damage to the U.S. economy in 2016, Twitter faces a lawsuit for allegedly censoring speech by an "alt-right" user and more. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity

The cyber liability insurance market is growing, and that’s a good thing

According to a recent report, cyberattacks, cyber thefts and other forms of cyber misbehavior caused between $57 billion and $109 billion in damage to the U.S. economy in 2016.—Michael Katz

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Healthcare and HIPAA

Can mental health information be shared with the NICS?

As the country debates gun control, current regulations limit the mental health information that can be shared with the background check system, as well as who is permitted to make such disclosures.—Valerie Breslin Montague

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Social Media

Can Twitter regulate users’ speech? A California court will have to decide.

Twitter faces a lawsuit for allegedly censoring speech by an "alt-right" user it claims was "violating Twitter's Terms of Service, specifically the Twitter Rules against being affiliated with a violent extremist group."–Megan K. McGuire

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Data Breach

North Carolina bill aims to strengthen data breach protection law

In a bi-partisan move, North Carolina State Representative Jason Saine (R) and North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein (D) joined forces to strengthen the current protections by co-authoring a bill titled, The Act to Strengthen Identity Theft Protections (the “Bill”).–Jenny L. Holmes

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