Privacy & Cybersecurity Newsletter

November 2019

Locke Lord's Privacy & Cybersecurity Newsletter provides topical snapshots of recent developments in the fast-changing world of privacy, data protection, and cyber risk management. For further information on any of the subjects covered in the newsletter, please contact one of the members of our privacy and cybersecurity team.

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In This Issue

CCPA Proposed Regulations Are Out!
On October 10, 2019, the California Office of the Attorney General (AG) published the long-awaited proposed text of the California Consumer Privacy Act Regulations. read more

Deletion Completion Under the CCPA
The effective date for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is January 1, 2020. With fewer than 60 days remaining, covered businesses must be ramping up to meet the requirements of the CCPA. read more

Looking Ahead to the CCPA's "Look Back" Requirement
Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), covered businesses must comply with myriad requirements starting January 1, 2020. read more

Summary Comparison of CCPA With California Financial and Insurance Privacy Laws
As the world is now well-aware, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) takes effect on January 1, 2020 with enforcement beginning July 1, 2020. read more

EU's Top Court Makes Key "Right to Be Forgotten" Decision
On 24 September 2019, the European Union’s top court issued a landmark ruling declaring that Google does not have to extend the “right to be forgotten” rules to its search engines globally. read more

New York SHIELDs Private Information
New York’s latest attempt to strengthen its breach notification requirements to protect New York residents’ private information—the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act, commonly referred to as the SHIELD Act (S5575-B)—was signed into law on July 25, 2019. read more

Proposed Changes to Regulations Governing the Confidentiality of Substance Abuse Disorder Treatment Records Reflects Concerns About Opioid Crisis
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released proposed amendments to the regulations governing the Confidentiality of Substance Abuse Disorder Treatment Records. read more

Drone Operators Concerned With DJI Cybersecurity Concerns Have Few Options
In the 1980s classic An Officer and a Gentleman, Richard Gere’s character, Zack Mayo, breaks down and cries, “I got nowhere else to go” when threatened with being thrown out of Navy Aviation Officer Candidate School. read more