Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Blog Posts From April 2018
Blog: Protecting Against Ransomware Attacks: Security and Best Practices Tips
Date: April 11, 2018
Title: Protecting Against Ransomware Attacks: Security and Best Practices Tips
Summary: Encryption attacks, more commonly known as ransomware, are one of the major cyber threats facing businesses today. No company is immune from threat of attack—any business that is connected to the internet is at risk. Industry experts estimate that a business falls victim to a ransomware event every 40 seconds....
Blog: The United States of Data Breach Notification
Date: April 10, 2018
Title: The United States of Data Breach Notification
Summary: The absence of comprehensive federal legislation on data breach notification has led to the development of a patchwork of state laws to ensure that individuals receive timely notification of data breaches that might impact their personal data....
Blog: Oregon Amends Data Breach Notification Law
Date: April 09, 2018
Title: Oregon Amends Data Breach Notification Law
Summary: In March 2018, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law new measures to strengthen the state’s existing data breach notification statute, ORS § 646A.604. The legislation is set to take effect in June 2018 and, among other things, will require organizations that experience a data breach affecting Oregon residents to notify affected individuals of the data breach within 45 days of its discovery, unless asked to delay notification by law enforcement....