October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

October 7, 2015 • Published Categories Industry Topics Tags , , , , ,

October is a month of awareness for many causes, one of which is cyber security. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a growing global effort among colleges and universities, businesses, government agencies, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals to promote online safety awareness. People are … Read more

What the FTC Might Look For in a Data Security Investigation in the Payments Industry

April 10, 2015 • Published Categories Industry Topics Tags , , ,

Guest post by Emilio Cividanes, Kelly DeMarchis and Rob Hartwell, Venable LLP The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) has a broad mandate to pursue “unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce.” One substantive area which the FTC has asserted falls under … Read more