Senators Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) have proposed the Designing Accounting Safeguards to Help Broaden Oversight and Regulations on Data Act, or “DASHBOARD Act.” The bipartisan legislation seeks to impose a series of new regulations on major commercial data operators. Among the new requirements, the proposed legislation will mandate that commercial data operators disclose their internal valuations of consumer data. This requirement could fundamentally change how damages are demanded, calculated, and awarded in data breach litigation. In the linked article, Denton’s partner Jason Scheiderer looks at the why and how the DASHBOARD Act might impact data breach litigation.
Google has released Chrome version 77.0.3865.120 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version addresses vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit to take control of an affected system.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Chrome Release and apply the necessary updates.