Data Security and Privacy in Massachusetts
Breach prevention, compliance, and the safeguarding of privacy
- Product Number: 2210354B03
- Publication Date: 4/30/2021
- Edition: 3rd Edition 2021
- Copyright: © 2021 MCLE, Inc.
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In the era of big data, issues of privacy, security breach prevention, and the need for compliance with federal law have come to dominate the practice of information governance in commercial and institutional settings. If you counsel a business or an institutional entity, knowledge of the regulations is critical. Written by experts in this complex and ever-evolving area of the law, this book provides you with a working familiarity with data security compliance, breach prevention, and the protection of privacy.
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Update: April 2021
Thank you for choosing to stay current with this updated third edition of Data Security and Privacy in Massachusetts. Inside, you will find hundreds of updates on topics such as the following:
- Electronic Communications Privacy Act. See chapter 2 for discussion of a 2020 Ninth Circuit decision in which the court addressed a third-party tracking cookie ecosystem involving Facebook plug-ins.
- Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. See chapter 3 for discussion of a 2020 decision on the issue as to whether Massachusetts requires more than a violation of corporate policies or an employeeâ€™s duty of loyalty to advance a claim under the CFAA.
- Ransomware. See chapter 6 for discussion of waivers of federal enforcement discretion with regard to breaches of data related to the HIPAA privacy rule and the telehealth environment during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
- Communications Decency Act. See chapter 7 for new material pertaining to the intellectual property law exception to CDA Section 230 immunity and its impact as an alternate basis for avoiding secondary copyright infringement liability for online publishers of third-party content in the form of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
- State laws. In chapter 9, find discussion of a new approach to personally identifiable information (PII) in the United States, recognizing "rights" held by "data subjects" in information about them, even if not collected directly from or submitted by the individuals.
We at MCLE trust that you will find this updated content useful in your data security and privacy practice and valuable in keeping your library current.
Maryanne G. Jensen, Esq., Director of Publications
- Update: April 2021
Table of Contents
Table of Contentsexpand allChapter 1 expand
Conceptions of Privacy and Security in a Digital WorldBuy ChapterChapter 2 expandChapter 3 expandChapter 4 expand
Fair Credit Reporting Act; Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions ActBuy ChapterChapter 5 expandChapter 6 expandChapter 7 expand
Congressional Response to the InternetBuy ChapterChapter 8 expandChapter 9 expand
Survey of State Data Security and Privacy LawBuy ChapterChapter 10 expand
Massachusetts Data Security Law and RegulationsBuy Chapter
Exhibit 10A- Frequently Asked Questions Regarding 201 C.M.R. § 17.00 Buy Form
Exhibit 10B- A Small Business Guide: Formulating a Comprehensive Written Information Security Program Buy Form
Exhibit 10C- Standards for the Protection of Personal Information of Residents of the Commonwealth—201 C.M.R. § 17.00 Buy Form
Exhibit 10D- OCABR 201 C.M.R. § 17.00 Compliance Checklist Buy Form
Exhibit 10E- Personal Information: A Graphical Representation Buy Form
Exhibit 10F- Helpful Websites Buy FormChapter 11 expand
Consumer/Retail IssuesBuy ChapterChapter 12 expandChapter 13 expandChapter 14 expand
Cyber Risk Insurance and Risk ManagementBuy ChapterChapter 15 expandChapter 16 expand
Current DevelopmentsBuy Chapter
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