Month: September 2017

Two Significant Data Breach Cases Moving to Higher Courts

Two significant data breach cases have been appealed, and this past week, it was announced that one will be heard by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. The other has been stayed while plaintiffs move for certiorari before the United States Supreme Court. In Dittman v. UPMC d/b/a The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2017 PA Super.  […]

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Comment Deadline Approaching for NIST Information Security Framework

The public comment period, which began on August 15th, for The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) draft, Revision 5, of Special Publication 800-53 “Security and Privacy Controls for Information Systems,” ends on Tuesday, September 12. The newest draft of SP 800-53 is part of a continuing drive to create a “unified information security framework […]

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