Data Security & Privacy

The Final Four of NSA Phone Surveillance

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In a report published today in The Wall Street Journal, the Obama White House was presented with the final four recommendations for restructuring the National Security Agency’s (“NSA”) controversial bulk collection of data.  As one would imagine, none of the four options available are perfect, but they include: (1) Abolishment of the entire program itself; (2) have […]

Business Law

FTC Security Guidelines for Mobile App Developers

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In response to the thousands of mobile applications hitting the market that often rely on consumer data (i.e. contact information, location, photos, etc.), the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) released a suggested list of security guidelines for mobile app developers to follow when designing a program. While a no one-size-fits-all checklist can exist, the FTC views […]