In the latest installment of the fight between the FTC and medical testing laboratory LabMD, the FTC issued an Opinion and Final Order reversing an Administrative Law Judge’s (“ALJ”) prior initial decision dismissing the FTC’s data security charges. The FTC’s opinion determined that the ALJ “applied the wrong legal standard for unfairness” as it related […]
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has held that Wyndham Worldwide Corp. must face a suit for failing to secure its computers from Russian hackers.
Philip Reitinger sued the FTC Under The Freedom of Information Act for refusing to turn over information about how it decides to bring data security cases.
Does the FTC have the authority to regulate companies’ data security practices? In 2012, the FTC brought charges against Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.