On December 20, 2018, the Department of Justice and the FBI announced the indictment of two Chinese hackers, Zhu Hua and Zhang Shilong, who have been charged in a years-long global hacking campaign that resulted in the theft of sensitive information … [Read more] about DOJ Announces Indictment of Chinese Hackers
Rich Willis, partner in the Financial Services & Products Group, and Laura K. Song, associate in the Privacy & Data Security Team, co-authored the Bloomberg BNA article “Data Localization Poses Challenges for Payments Industry and … [Read more] about Rich Willis and Laura K. Song share insights on the challenges data localization poses for the payments industry via Bloomberg BNA
Alston & Bird’s annual event to kick off the IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018 featured a fireside chat with John Frank, Vice-President, EU Government Affairs at Microsoft. Moderated by Peter Swire, Senior Counsel at Alston & Bird, … [Read more] about Alston & Bird Hosts John Frank of Microsoft to Kick Off IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018
In October 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) published a report that summarized discussions at a December 2017 workshop discussing the potential impact to consumers of privacy and security incidents. The purpose of the workshop was to … [Read more] about FTC Publishes Report Regarding Privacy Workshop
Mandatory privacy breach notification, reporting and record-keeping obligations under Canada’s federal data protection law called the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) will come into force as of November 1, … [Read more] about Are You Ready for Canada’s New Privacy Breach Rules?