Data Privacy Posts

Consumer Protection in an Era of Big Data Analytics

For most of human history, the idea that machines would evolve to the point that they would assist humans in decision-making was the stuff of science fiction. Science fiction writers have long been of two minds about what might happen to humans if machines could actually “think.” One vision was decidedly Utopian.

NYDFS Proposes Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies

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On September 9, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) proposed a long-awaited regulation setting out cybersecurity requirements for financial services companies, including any company authorized to operate pursuant to a “license, registration, charter, certificate, permit, accreditation or similar authorization” under the insurance law.