Eric Packel Writes about Challenges of Facial Mapping, Biometrics in Cybersecurity

Partner Eric Packel’s blog post for BakerHostetler’s “Data Privacy Monitor” was reprinted by on Nov. 16, 2017. The article, “Does Face ID Technology Raise Privacy Concerns?” discusses several security and privacy issues surrounding facial mapping technology as a method of user authentication.


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California's AB 587: What You Need to Know About Social Media Content Moderation
By Jiwon (Jamie) Kim, Jeewon K. Serrato
November 21, 2022
On Sept. 13, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 587, which requires social media companies to publicly post their content moderation policies and semiannually report data on their enforcement of the policies to the attorney...
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New York Department of Financial Services Publishes Proposed Second Amendment to Its Cybersecurity Regulation
By Elise R. Elam, Patrick H. Haggerty, Vaughn Stupart
November 17, 2022
On Nov. 9, 2022, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) published a proposed second amendment to its cybersecurity regulation. This follows its pre-proposed amendment that was published on July 29. Our prior analysis...
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OCR releases YouTube Addressing "Recognized Security Practices" in HIPAA Enforcement Context
By Adam I. Cohen, Kimberly C. Gordy, Craig A. Robinson
November 14, 2022
As a Halloween treat for HIPAA-covered entities and business associates, on October 31, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a new video on its YouTube channel, in which senior OCR...
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Could Careless Coders Face False Claims Liability?
By Brian Craig, Stephen E. Ruscus
October 28, 2022
New Software Development Security Attestation and Related False Claims Act Liability for Commercial and Noncommercial Software Developers and Suppliers Key takeaway Software producers at all levels in the federal supply chain should...
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Top NFT-Related Cybersecurity, Phishing, Hacking and Other Risks in 2022
By Robert A. Musiala Jr., Veronica Reynolds
October 26, 2022
The continued growth of the market for nonfungible tokens (NFTs) in 2022 has helped shape the zeitgeist of what has been referenced colloquially by some as the “fourth industrial revolution,”[1] defined largely by network effect (e.g...