Posts Tagged ‘Safeguards Rule’

FTC Issued Consent Order for GLBA Privacy Rule and Safeguards Rule Violations

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

Today the FTC issued a consent order against mortgage lender James B. Nutter & Company for GLBA Privacy Rule and Safeguards Rule violations resulting from having an inadequte information security program and safeguards. The requirements will result in, among other actions, 20 years of ongoing activities by James B. Nutter & Company; much more costly than it would have been to have established appropriate information security safeguards to begin with…


FTC Applies GLBA & FTC Act Sanctions To Mortgage Lender

Monday, November 10th, 2008

I anticipate that with the big $700 billion “rescue” plan the government is going to continue the increased compliance activities…


15 Actions/Penalties Brought By FTC Under GLBA + FTC Act

Monday, July 7th, 2008

The FTC has long provided a great role model for other government oversight and enforcement agencies with regard to their activities in ensuring organizations follow data protection laws and also ensure organizations actually fulfill the promises they make within their published information security and privacy policies. It is too bad most of the other government agencies are not as diligent or nearly as effective in helping to ensure organizations sufficiently protect personally identifiable information (PII).
While doing some research today I compiled a list of the actions the FTC has taken, which I thought may be useful to some of you as well…


Support for Information Assurance Activities: Details of FTC Rulings Since 1969 Now Available

Monday, November 20th, 2006

I am excited. I’m really happy to see that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has now made available all the minute details about all their rulings since 1969 in one easy (comparatively) to find location.
Why is this so neat, you ask?