• Third Circuit Affirms FTC’s Authority Over Companies’ Cybersecurity Practices
  • September 2, 2015 | Authors: Michael F. Buchanan; Scott Caplan; Michelle W. Cohen; Craig Alan Newman; James Zucker
  • Law Firm: Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP - New York Office
  • In a test of the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to police cybersecurity, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday ruled that the agency has broad power to take action against private sector companies which fail to take adequate steps to protect customer data.