Category: Regulatory Compliance

New Nevada Privacy Law Requires Attention of Businesses and Websites Nationwide

By Devin Chwastyk, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC   While the California Consumer Privacy Act (effective Jan. 1, 2020) has been getting the lion’s share of attention, Nevada’s Senate Bill No. 220 (SB 220) already went into effect on Oct. 1, 2019.  SB 220 gives Nevada citizens the right to opt out of the sale
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U.S. Senate Celebrates Anniversary of World Wide Web with Hearings on Data Privacy Legislation

By Thomas S. Markey, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC   Facebook.  Google.  Yahoo.  These companies, and many more, have made headlines related to their expansive collection and use of personal information, and for data breaches exposing that information.  Now, as the World Wide Web celebrates its 30th birthday, Congress considers whether a national data privacy
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Five Questions (And Possible Good Answers) Boards of Directors Should Ask About Cybersecurity

By Joshua Mooney and Kate Woods, White and Williams LLP   Data privacy and security can feel overwhelming for a company’s executive management. Unfortunately, that overwhelming feeling can prevent constructive dialogue and action toward improving a company’s cybersecurity program. Recently, the U.K.’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) issued what it called a “Board tookit” —
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