Earlier this month, the Department of Energy and the Department of Homeland Security co-chaired a meeting with industry leaders from the Oil and Natural Gas Subsector Coordinating Council in Washington, DC to address cybersecurity threats to pipelines.
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On May 16, 2017, the Governor of the State of Washington, Jay Inslee, signed into law House Bill 1493, which sets forth requirements for businesses who collect and use biometric identifiers for commercial purposes. The law will become effective on July 23, 2017. Washington becomes the third state to pass legislation regulating the commercial use of biometric identifiers.
Continue Reading Washington Becomes Third State to Enact Biometric Privacy Law

As reported in the Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives Blog, on October 10, 2011, California became the seventh state to enact legislation restricting public and private employers alike from using consumer credit reports in making hiring and other personnel decisions.
Continue Reading California Joins the Growing List of States Restricting Employers’ Use of Consumer Credit Reports