Commentaries and Analyses

Federal Appeals Court Dismisses CareFirst Data Breach Appeal

From EPIC.org: The D.C. Circuit has ruled that it lacks jurisdiction to hear the appeal of CareFirst customers whose data was stolen in a 2014 data breach. The lower court in Attias v. CareFirst dismissed most of the plaintiffs and claims in the case for failure to allege damages and certified the dismissed claims for appeal. The D.C....

Ad Industry Opposes FTC’s Proposed Security Regulations For Financial Institutions

Wendy Davis reports: The Federal Trade Commission’s proposed changes to security regulations for financial institutions could also affect a broad swath of non-financial companies — including ad agencies, social networks, lead generators and ad-tech companies — according to the Association of National Advertisers. The organization is urging the FTC to refrain from imposing a...