CT AG Tong Seeks Update To Data Breach Notifications

Attorney General William Tong testified last week before the General Law Committee in support of two pieces of legislation sought by the Office of the Attorney General to strengthen the state’s price gouging and data breach notification statutes. Data Breaches An Act Concerning Data Privacy Breaches, House Bill 5310, was sought by the Office...

Lawmakers press NSA for answers about Juniper hack from 2015

Justin Katz reports: A group of Democratic lawmakers is calling on the National Security Agency to account for its part in the five-year-old breach of Juniper Networks, following a congressional investigation of the company last year. “The American people have a right to know why NSA did not act after the Juniper hack to...

Russian hack brings changes, uncertainty to US court system

MaryClaire Dale of AP reports: Trial lawyer Robert Fisher is handling one of America’s most prominent counterintelligence cases, defending an MIT scientist charged with secretly helping China. But how he’ll handle the logistics of the case could feel old school: Under new court rules, he’ll have to print out any highly sensitive documents and...

Data of 300,000 customers leaked in São Paulo

Sofia Mandelert, Thamilla Talarico, Nuria López and Renato Gomes Malafaia of Daniel Law write: Following procedures contained in the LGPD (Brazil’s new data protection law), the international company Enel, with operations in Brazil, has started contacting its customers in relation to a data breach affecting the data of at least 300 thousand clients in...