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Tennessee's Data Breach Law Amendment
Proposed Amendment to Tennessee’s Data Breach Law

In February 2021, state legislators introduced an amendment to Tennessee’s data breach law to extend the notice from 45 to 60 days. Tennessee’s data breach law is contained within the Tennessee’ Identity Theft Deterrence Act (T.C.A. § 47-18-2107). You can…

Knoxville Tennessee Ransomware Attack
Knoxville June 2020 Ransomware Attack

The city of Knoxville, Tennessee recently fell victim to a ransomware attack which took many of the city’s government websites and computer servers offline, rendering many public services inaccessible for nearly a week. Forensic analysis revealed that the city was…

CCPA Final Regulations
The CCPA Final Regulations

On June 1, 2020, following months of negotiations, modifications, rule making events, public hearings, and public comments, the California Office of the Attorney General has submitted the text of the CCPA final regulations to the California Office of Administrative Law…

The COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act of 2020
The COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act of 2020

Recently, four U.S. Senators introduced the COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act to provide “transparency, choice, and control” over the collection and use of American’s data. Without a nationwide federal privacy law, companies have been left to speculate how to handle…

SBA EIDL Data Breach
The SBA EIDL Data Breach

The Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program suffered a data breach of nearly 8,000 small-business owners, disclosing many owner’s social security numbers. The federal government acted to provide relief to small businesses under the CARES Act…