Privacy & Cybersecurity Update – July 2015

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Patrick Fitzgerald Marc S. Gerber Stuart D. Levi Michael Y. Scudder Jessica N. Cohen James S. Talbot

In this edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we take a look at important developments, including a Seventh Circuit ruling that could make it easier for class action plaintiffs to establish standing without showing actual identity theft or other misuse of personal information; the FFIEC's Cybersecurity Assessment Tool, intended to help institutions assess their cybersecurity exposures and processes for addressing known risks; and an FCC ruling and order that will make it more difficult for businesses to reach out to consumers by phone without prior express consent.

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