Category: Privacy

BIAS Rules: New FCC Regulations on Broadband Customer Privacy

On October 27, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) adopted sweeping new privacy rules applicable to all telecommunications providers including broadband internet access service (“BIAS”) and interconnected voice-over-internet-protocol (“VoIP”) providers. Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services. These rules continue reading...

Cybersecurity Compliance Just Got Tougher: Companies need specific, well-executed plans to meet growing demands of federal and state agencies.

While cybersecurity risks have increased, government regulation has traditionally lagged behind.   Recently, some government entities have tried to catch up by mandating that companies take a proactive approach toward protecting personal and competitively sensitive data. The move is a departure from the traditional reactive response continue reading...