Robinson Bradshaw

Category: Privacy

Do I Need Cyber Liability Insurance?

In today’s environment, the answer is probably “yes!” Organizations of all sizes and types increasingly rely on large amounts of their own or their customers’ data to effectively carry out operations, and are tasked with ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of that data. Ransomware attacks or other data breach incidents create not only the […]

How Brexit Will Affect the U.S.-EU Privacy Shield: New Guidance

With continuing uncertainty about whether and how the UK will manage its scheduled departure from the EU, many U.S. companies have been asking about the effect of Brexit on their participation in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. By participating in the Privacy Shield program, U.S. companies can certify that they maintain EU-level privacy protection and thus […]

The UK’s New Cybersecurity Regulations: What U.S. Tech Companies Need to Know

In a significant development that drew little attention in this country, the UK’s Network and Information Systems Regulations of 2018 (NIS Regulations) took effect on May 24, 2018. (The official text is available here and the government’s formal Guidance is available – and usefully indexed – here.) Intended to improve cybersecurity for IT systems in […]

The Strictest Data Privacy Law in the United States

On June 28, 2018, California’s Senate and Assembly unanimously approved the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), which will take effect Jan. 1, 2020, and will become the strictest data privacy law in the United States. The CCPA seeks to be far-reaching, both in terms of the companies affected and the content to be […]

The European Union’s GDPR Takes Effect May 25: Are You Ready?

Welcome to the first installment of The Privacy Report. Some of you may have been followers of Robinson Bradshaw’s Genomics Law Report blog, which has evolved into this new blog because—especially with the gene patent wars over for the time being—the content of the GLR was moving in the direction of privacy law and regulation. […]