Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Ian C. Ballon, Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice, will present the Strafford webinar “Mitigating Cybersecurity Class Action Litigation Risks: Policies, Procedures, Service Providers, Notification, Damages” on Thursday, Nov. 10, 1:00-2:30 p.m. EST.

The panel will discuss how businesses can implement policies, procedures, and

Greenberg Traurig is a sponsor of the 2022 Privacy + Security Forum Fall Academy at the George Washington University, which will break down the silos of privacy and security and bring together seasoned thought leaders for in-depth sessions and workshops designed to deliver practical takeaways for conference participants.

Shareholder Rebekah S. Guyon will present the

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! In this GT Bulletin, Shareholders Jena Valdetero and Kevin Scott highlight five key trends that should be top-of-mind for businesses and organizations to protect their data systems and remain in compliance with the various rules to which they are subject. Click here to watch the full GT Bulletin.

On Aug. 11, 2022, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued guidance indicating that financial institutions and service providers that fail to adopt sufficient data security measures to protect consumer financial data may violate the Consumer Financial Protection Act provision prohibiting unfair acts and practices.

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On Aug. 8, 2022, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed economic sanctions on Tornado Cash, a popular cryptocurrency mixing service that allows customers to obscure the original source of virtual currency transactions by “mixing” multiple transactions and then redistributing them. While mixing may have legitimate benefits in some transactions,

The term “targeted advertising” is defined relatively consistently between and among modern U.S. data privacy statutes with the noticeable exception of California which deviates somewhat in the California Privacy Rights Act’s (CPRA) definition of the similar term “cross-context behavioral advertising” by omitting any reference to tracking a person over time, or making predictions about a

In this article, we discuss today’s most prevalent types of ransomware attacks, considerations for whether to make the ransom payment, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control’s (OFAC) ransomware guidance, and the U.S. government’s efforts in connection with these attacks.

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Greenberg Traurig Of Counsel Phillip V. Marano was a panelist on the “Data/Brand Damage: The Nexus Between Data Privacy & Trademarks” session at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Conference. The conference is one of the leading educational and networking events in the Great Lakes region and features rich content of interest to

Accuracy in contractor proposal representations and cybersecurity compliance remains pressing, as demonstrated by an April 2021 settlement under the False Claims Act (FCA). In a previous alert, we noted that contractor representations of cybersecurity compliance/capabilities represent a fertile ground for bid protests. In this GT Alert, we highlight how the Department of Justice (DOJ)