Partner Kellen Dwyer joined CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” to discuss what he sees in China’s tech crackdown.
The shift to remote work in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic poses cybersecurity and information technology risks to companies, particularly due to an expanded work-from-home environment. In the midst of this environment, cybercriminals enjoy a target-rich world. We have also seen an explosion of cybercriminal activity taking advantage of the unique uncertainties of the […]
Wim Nauwelaerts, Brussels partner and leader of the firm’s EU Privacy and Data Protection practice, has authored a summary of the European Data Protection Board’s (EDPB) guidelines on the territorial scope of the GDPR. On November 12, 2019, the EDPB adopted the final version of its guidelines – almost one year after they had been […]
Alston & Bird has expanded its privacy and cybersecurity litigation practice in Washington, D.C. with partner, Kathleen Benway. Benway, a former U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) chief of staff, brings exceptional experience at the FTC, FCC, and in the Senate with consumer protection law and policy, especially in privacy and data security. She arrives from Wilkinson […]
On October 23, 2019, New York’s new breach notification provisions came into effect, a result of New York’s passage of the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (SHIELD Act) in July. That Act overhauled New York’s data privacy framework, expanding the list of data elements that are considered “private information” while growing the […]