Privacy & Cybersecurity Newsletter

Locke Lord LLP
February 26, 2015

Locke Lord's Privacy & Cybersecurity Newsletter is a periodic publication to provide you with summaries on some recent developments in the fast-changing world of data security in the United States and Europe.

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In This Issue

Solving the Legal Challenges of Trustworthy Online Identity
In this age of phishing, hacking, identity fraud, and other forms of cybercrime, answering two simple questions – "Who are you?" and "How can you prove it?" – is fast becoming a critical requirement for online business activities. read more

Standing in Data Breach Cases – Still a Moving Target
Where do we stand on standing in data breach cases? It depends on which court you ask. In December 2014, two courts considered whether plaintiffs alleged sufficient injury in their complaints involving well-known data breaches – and reached different results on standing. read more

New Jersey Imposes Unique Encryption Requirements
Effective August 1, 2015, New Jersey will require health insurance carriers authorized to issue health benefit plans in New Jersey to encrypt personal information that they store electronically. read more