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FTC Enforcement Possible for Failing to Guard Against Ransomware

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightRecent comments by FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez suggest that a company’s failure to take preventative measures to address ransomware could result in an enforcement action by the FTC, even if a company is never actually subject to a ransomware attack. The Chairwoman’s comments reflect a growing concern among US government agencies regarding ransomware and may … Continue reading

UAE Employees Jailed for Privacy Breach Before Ultimately Being Acquitted

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightA recently-reported court case in the United Arab Emirates has highlighted the importance of establishing and implementing good privacy practices, even in the absence of specific data protection legislation. In late 2014, the UAE public prosecutor charged three officials from a federal authority – the general director, a branch manager and an IT manager – … Continue reading
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