Exterro's E-Discovery & Privacy Breakdown // Kristen Bradley

The world of E-Discovery & Privacy is constantly changing – let us break it down for you with a weekly dose of News, Resources, Case Law, and Humor, all written in a concise and easy to understand format.

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Doggy Cyber Breach Edition

Created on December 24, 2020

Demand Generation Manager, Exterro

Just don't call them "SolarWinds." Visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons or download Exterro's Legal Meme Anthology 2020 and share the fun with friends and colleagues! Remember, legal work is always better with a sense of humor! Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Mugatu Edition

Created on October 1, 2020

Demand Generation Manager, Exterro

Seriously, so hot that we wrote a new educational guide about it. Who says e-discovery isn't funny? If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More

Brazil's General Data Protection Law to Take Effect Immediately

Created on August 27, 2020

Demand Generation Manager, Exterro

Overview: Originally approved in 2018, The Brazilian General Data Protection Law (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais or LGPD) was expected to take effect on August 14, 2020. In April, however, President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro issued a Provisional Measure that provided COVID-19 emergency aid and the postponement of the LGPD law to May 2021. After a Senate vote on August 26th, the LGPD will now come into effect immediately, also requiring that the National Data Protection Authority (ANPD), responsible for applying the sanctions of the new law be created soon... Read More

Colorado Data Privacy Law

Created on August 19, 2020

Demand Generation Manager, Exterro

Why This Privacy Law is Important: On September 1, 2018, the Colorado Protections for Consumer Data Privacy law went into effect. The new Privacy Law provisions are part of the Colorado Consumer Protection Act (“CCPA”), in a continued effort to protect personal data. Overview/Status of Bill: This bill went into effect September 1, 2018 Need to Know Information: Who it Applies To: Any person, commercial entity, or governmental entity that maintains, owns, or licenses personal identifying information (“PII”) of Colorado residents in the course of its business, vocation, or occupation. What is... Read More

Online French Retailer Fined: CNIL Adopts Its First Sanction as Lead Supervisory Authority

Created on August 18, 2020

Demand Generation Manager, Exterro

Overview: On August 5, 2020, the French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL, or Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés) announced that it has filed a fine of €250,000 on French online shoe retailer, Spartoo, for various infringements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This is the first penalty under the GDPR enforced by the CNIL.Why Defensible Data Retention Policies Are Important: The CNIL found Spartoo’s full and permanent recording of telephone calls received by its customer service for employee training purposes to be excessive. The CNIL found that such... Read More

Data Retention Critical to New FTC Regulations

Created on August 3, 2020

Demand Generation Manager, Exterro

Overview: The Federal Trade Commission is proposing new cybersecurity requirements to its Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) safeguard rules. A central tenet of New York State Department of Financial Services policies, as well as current FTC guidance on reasonable security, is data retention. Why is This News Important: Under the proposed rule, financial institutions would need to designate someone within the company as responsible for overseeing the institution’s information security program. Financial institutions would also be required to periodically perform additional risk assessments, regularly test and monitor the effectiveness of its program, and have... Read More

Walmart Faces Data Breach Suit Under CCPA

Created on July 21, 2020

Demand Generation Manager, Exterro

Overview: Walmart Inc. is accused in a proposed class action of violating California’s privacy law by failing to protect customer data from an alleged hack. Hackers allegedly accessed Walmart’s website to obtain personal identifiable information (PII) including names, addresses, financial data, and other information.Why is this news important: CCPA, which went into enforcement on July 1st, increases the risk of payouts following security breaches because it added a private right to sue and statutory damages of up to $750 per customer, per incident.Walmart joins dozens of companies sued under CCPA since the... Read More