On August 8, 2023, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released the initial draft of its Cybersecurity Framework 2.0 and draft Implementation Examples for public comment. This marks the first significant update to the NIST … [Read more] about NIST Cybersecurity Framework 2.0 Released for Public Comment
BACKGROUND U.S.-based life sciences companies can be subject to the European Union (‘EU’) General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’), even if they do not have any subsidiary, affiliate or other physical presence in the EU. This can be the case … [Read more] about Why the New EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework May Be Good News for Life Sciences Companies in the U.S.
Oregon Governor Tina Kotek signed into law the Bill Relating to Registration of Business Entities that Qualify as Data Brokers (HB 2052) (the “Act”) on July 27, 2023. Effective January 1, 2024, the Act will require data brokers to annually register … [Read more] about Oregon Becomes the Fourth State to Enact a Data Broker Law
In mid-July, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reportedly opened an investigation into OpenAI, the maker of ChatGPT, sending the company an extensive Civil Investigative Demand (CID). While FTC investigations are normally non-public, the Washington … [Read more] about FTC Launches Investigation into Creator of ChatGPT
On July 19, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) announced that it is seeking comment on an application for a new verifiable parental consent mechanism under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). The application, submitted … [Read more] about FTC Seeks Comments on a New Verifiable Parental Consent Mechanism Under COPPA