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Is the CCPA proliferating? A midyear data privacy legislative round-up

While the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and its potential amendments are still a top concern for businesses, other states are showing that they will not be left behind. With the CCPA still set to go into effect on January 1, 2020, and enforcement delayed until July 2020, we review the major amendments to the CCPA still in play. Not to be outdone by the West Coast, New York is...

Your quarterly privacy & cybersecurity update

Welcome to the third edition of Updata – the international quarterly update from Eversheds Sutherland’s dedicated Privacy and Cybersecurity team. Updata provides you with a compilation of privacy and cybersecurity regulatory and legal updates from our contributors around the globe over the past quarter. This quarter’s report features commentary on a number of interesting developments,...

Microsoft – Eversheds Sutherland Whitepapers: Cyber threats and data sovereignty in the oil & gas industry

Eversheds Sutherland, in collaboration with Microsoft, is delighted to announce the launch of our latest thought leadership papers: Cyber threats in the oil and gas sector: The cyber threat is changing and increasingly in the crosshairs is the energy sector. If you’re an oil and gas company, you can’t afford the loss of confidential information or disruption to operations. Download the...

Biometrics beware – Compliance and the Biometric Information Privacy Act

In light of the rising tide of costly class action lawsuits brought under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), companies that use biometrics—even, in some cases, companies outside of Illinois that do not themselves collect biometric information—should be become familiar with this statute’s strict requirements. • Even photographs, when used for security purposes like...

Cybersecurity and Data Privacy review and update: Looking back on 2018 and planning ahead for 2019

From the implementation of the GDPR to the passage of the CCPA, the year 2018 proved to be a monumental one for cybersecurity and data privacy. Regulators from around the world responded to devastating, large-scale cyber-attacks, and a desire for their citizens to have more control over their data, by passing a wide range of regulations aimed at protecting consumer information. These...

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