TECHNOLOGY, OUTSOURCING, AND COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS
NEWS FOR LAWYERS AND SOURCING PROFESSIONALS
The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council recently published new guidance supporting PCI Data Security Standard 3.0 (PCI DSS 3.0). This guidance was released to help merchants reduce the risk of compromising payment card data when engaging third parties as service providers (e.g., call centers and e-commerce payment providers).
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the government agency charged with promoting U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing technology, recently published a list of 65 forensic challenges associated with cloud-based environments.
Gone are the days when parental consent meant a signed permission slip—in the realm of data collection from children through the Web, parental consent takes on a whole new look.
In a recent decision, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia held that the plaintiffs in a data theft case lacked standing when the only injury was an “increased likelihood” of becoming an identity theft victim.
Computer Weekly reported last week that Ben Barry of Coeus Consulting blogged that "There are some services which might be too important to outsource—service integration and management (SIAM) is one example.” Although we agree SIAM is important, the challenges and opportunities relating to service integration lead only to the following conclusion—SIAM is also too important to ignore.
Cloud services are all the rage, and the race is on to adopt this new technology, but what if we just sit back and gaze?
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), which sets forth guidelines for and places certain restrictions on sending "commercial electronic messages" (CEMs) to Canadian residents, is now in effect.
California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law AB 129 , a bill intended to ensure that the use of various forms of alternative currency does not violate California law.
As the European Union (EU) and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) issue new rules on data protection, companies need to ensure their policies comply with the applicable regulations in this ever-changing landscape.
Australian businesses and agencies should take note of amendments to Australia’s Privacy Act , which regulates how organizations collect, handle, and disclose personal information within Australia.