Top 5 Cybersecurity and Privacy Developments of 2018 and Their Insurance Implications

December 4, 2018


Robins Kaplan attorneys Brandy Worden, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, and Michael Reif reviewed the top five cybersecurity and privacy developments in 2018 to help corporate in-house and external counsel, and members of the insurance industry stay abreast of trends within the industry, including: (1) implementation of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation; (2) enactment of California’s Consumer Privacy Act of 2018; (3) the D.C. Circuit’s decision to overturn the FCC’s 2015 TCPA order; (4) the 9th Circuit’s revival of a data breach class action in In re; and (5) the Supreme Court’s decision to strengthen location privacy rights in Carpenter v. United States.