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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 LawFuel.com 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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Dobbs Triggers Significant Healthcare and Privacy Law Concerns and Confusion
By Amy E. Fouts, Aleksandra Vold
July 1, 2022
To help guide entities through the significant confusion and changes that will be evolving for the next several years, BakerHostetler has assembled the Dobbs Decision Task Force (DDTF), led by attorneys in five major areas...
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Office for Civil Rights Provides HIPAA Privacy Rule on Disclosures of Information Relating to Reproductive Healthcare
July 1, 2022
On June 29, in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office for Civil Rights (HHS OCR) issued guidance on when entities covered by the...
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DSIR Deeper Dive: Class Certification Jurisprudence
By Melissa Bilancini
June 29, 2022
Over the years, there have been very few class certification rulings in actions arising from data breach incidents. Of those that have been published, most have favored the defense. However, as we discussed in our 2022 Data Security...
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What to Expect on Privacy with a New Democratic Majority at the FTC
By Daniel Kaufman
June 20, 2022
It has been just over one year since Lina Khan was confirmed by the Senate and designated Federal Trade Commission (FTC) chair by the president. At the outset of her tenure, she had a Democratic majority, which ended in October 2021 when...
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DSIR Deeper Dive into the Data: Ransomware Front and Center
By Joseph L. Bruemmer, Elise R. Elam
June 16, 2022
There is no question that ransomware is here to stay. Thirty-seven percent of the matters we handled last year involved ransomware, compared to 27 percent of matters in 2020. In 2019, there were approximately 15 active ransomware threat...
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