TECHNOLOGY, OUTSOURCING, AND COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS
NEWS FOR LAWYERS AND SOURCING PROFESSIONALS
Contract Corner
Cybersecurity has earned its place at the top of organizations’ risk concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. Remote working, an array of communication solutions and hardware being used by organizations, and the accelerated leveraging of cloud-based outsourcing solutions have increased the chain of potential vulnerabilities to cyberattacks.
As we noted in our Outsourcing 2021 webinar last week, a lot has happened and changed in the last 12 months since January 2020. There have been significant and unprecedented changes in the way our companies do business, the way we engage and interact with colleagues, and the way we interact with external parties, including how our companies and each of us leverage technology to market, process transactions, and otherwise communicate.
The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 was signed into law on December 4, resulting in the first federal regulation of the Internet of Things (IoT).
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently handed down two of the largest fines relating to a data breach in UK history.
Please join us on November 11 for a webinar discussing Russian privacy laws. Technology, outsourcing, and commercial transactions partners Anastasia Dergacheva and Ksenia Andreeva will discuss privacy regulations worldwide and trends for 2021, with a focus on Russian privacy law.
The US Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) recently issued an advisory to remind US businesses about some aspects of ransomware scams and attacks.
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, technology companies and public health authorities around the world have been developing contact tracing apps as a way to track and thus slow the spread of the virus. Implementation of those apps, however, can raise privacy and cybersecurity considerations.
Please join us on September 8 for a webinar discussing the recently finalized California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regulations. This webinar is part of our 2020 Data Privacy and Protection Boot Camp series.
Please join us on September 9 for a webinar discussing cybersecurity enforcement issues. This webinar is part of our 2020 Data Privacy and Protection Boot Camp series.
Following up on our CCPA post earlier this week, Morgan Lewis privacy lawyers Reece Hirsch and Andrew Gray have put together a webinar to discuss CCPA and how to prepare for 2020 compliance with California's landmark privacy law. Register for the webinar if you or your organization are curious about how the CCPA impacts your industry.