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Bob Braun was recently quoted in an article distributed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), evaluating the organization’s recent publication of a three-part guide to securing guest and credit card data at hotels. “This publication analyzes and
Continue Reading Cybersecurity Guide for Hospitality Industry Now Available through NIST

Just as we were getting used to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the “CCPA”), Californians voted to approve Proposition 24, the California Privacy Rights Enforcement Act of 2020 (the “CPRA”). For now, the CCPA is still with us
Continue Reading Sensitivity Training – Sensitive Personal Information under the California Privacy Rights Enforcement Act of 2020

LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that Michael A. Gold, co-chair of JMBM’s Cybersecurity & Privacy Group, has been recognized by the Daily Journal as one of California’s Top Cyber Lawyers.
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Many races and initiatives that California voters considered on November 3 are still undecided, but Proposition 24, the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (the “CPRA”) isn’t one of them. The California electorate approved Proposition 24 by a comfortable margin
Continue Reading What Businesses Need to Know About the New California Privacy Rights Act of 2020

Are your cybersecurity management practices reasonable? Do you know your risk tolerance? Are you covering all the cybersecurity bases that make up reasonable cybersecurity?
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and other emerging laws require organizations to have “reasonable cybersecurity
Continue Reading Online Workshop — A Reasonable Approach to Reasonable Security

On September 29, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an amendment (AB 1281) that extends the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) partial employee and business-to-business exemptions through December 31, 2021. The extended exemptions may provide some relief to businesses struggling to
Continue Reading CA Consumer Privacy Act Employee and B2B Exemptions Extended Through December 31, 2021

Shrems II – Groundhog Day, All Over Again
Past is Prologue
One of the keys to the European’s Union data protection regime has been the prohibition against transferring personal data from EU countries to jurisdictions that do not have regimes
Continue Reading EU Court Invalidates Privacy Shield – What’s Next for Data Transfers and International Trade?