Illinois Biometric Privacy Act Update: An Overview of the Defenses

By Michael Simon Biometrics has become big business, according to one report, with the global market expected to reach a staggering $59.1 billion by 2025. As biometrics has grown as an industry, so have the legal concerns over the proper use of this particularly personal information. After all, you can change a stolen password, but […]

Understanding the AG’s Role in Consumer Data Protection

By Antonia Dumas, Esq. Two trends are rapidly changing the legal liabilities of data privacy and cybersecurity: (1) private rights of action and (2) Attorney General enforcement actions. Many states are providing increasing ability for both the Attorneys General and individuals to enforce newly adopted privacy requirements. And, these methods of holding a company liable […]