The FTC Safeguards Rule: What You and Your Clients Need To Know

The FTC’s Safeguards Rule is a set of standards established to ensure that entities maintain safeguards to protect customer information. It was first implemented in 2003 and was recently amended in 2021 to keep up with current technology. The revised Rule provides more specific guidance for businesses while still maintaining flexibility. It is based on…

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Log4j and the Actions that the FTC Is Taking

Log4j and the Actions that the FTC Is Taking

In a recent CNBC interview, Jen Easterly, the director of the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said that “the Log4jvulnerability is the most serious vulnerability I have seen in my decades-long career.” To fully understand why Log4j is such a critical issue and why the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), in particular, is handling investigations…

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