The DPSA Blog

  • Amendments to the federal Safeguards Rule will require U.S. auto dealerships to toughen up their information systems security to protect consumer data. In late October, the Federal Trade Commission passed amendments to the rule that made five key changes....

  • In a much-anticipated announcement last week, the FTC amended the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) Safeguards Rule, and proposed a further amendment requiring certain financial institutions to provide the FTC with notice in the event of certain security events. Although these changes were announced af...

  • The Court of Justice of the European Union ('CJEU') announced, on 16 July 2020, that it had issued its judgment ('the Judgment') in Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland Limited, Maximillian Schrems (C-311/18) ('the Schrems II Case')....

  • U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, John Thune, R-S.D, chairman of the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, Jerry Moran, R-Kan., chairman of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Produ...

  • The EDPB has adopted a pragmatic stance in light of the severity of this pandemic. The EDPB has recognized the processing of special categories of personal data – specifically, information relating to individuals’ health – may be necessary to combat the outbreak, but has reminded organizations that ...

  • On Wednesday March 11, 2020, the California Attorney General released the third draft of proposed CCPA regulations for public comment. This draft contains a series of technical corrections as well as several important changes to the 2nd draft. It should be noted, the limited number of changes signal...