Cybersecurity Awareness Month Takes Place Every October

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) – which works to reduce risk to America’s cyber infrastructure – is leading a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise cybersecurity awareness nationally and internationally every October during Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This campaign theme for 2022 – “See Yourself…

House Speaker Issues Statement on Federal Data Privacy and Protection Act

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn On September 1, 2022, United States House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a statement about Federal legislation under consideration called the “American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA)” and said the Act “does not guarantee the same essential consumer protections as California’s existing privacy laws.” House Speaker…

Michigan Issues FAQs on Personal Identifying Information in Court Filings

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On April 19, 2022, the Michigan State Court Administrative Office (SCAO) released updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about “Personal Identifying Information in Court Filings” that addressed the general rules, orders, and standards regarding the protection of Personal Identifying Information (PII). Michigan Court Rule (MCR) 1.109(D)(9)(a) provides that…