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Sean Griffin is one of the world’s first Artificial Intelligence Governance Professionals certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. As a Certified Industry Privacy Professional, Sean helps clients establish and maintain data security, respond to data breaches, and litigate privacy cases. Sean graduated from Harvard College with honors in 1990 and from Columbia Law School in 1993. Sean is resident in the Washington, DC office of Robinson+Cole, and he litigates cases in DC, Maryland, Virginia, and around the country. Read his full rc.com bio here.

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) has opened a new front in the battle to keep confidential information secure. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently released a draft report highlighting the risk generative AI poses to data security. The report, entitled “Artificial Intelligence Risk Management Framework:  Generative Artificial Intelligence Profile,” details generative AI’s potential

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has assumed the authority to enforce unauthorized data disclosures under the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act). During the past three weeks, the FTC has used this authority to go after healthcare companies that disclose their customers’ personal data without permission.

On April 11, the FTC sued Monument, an online

Increasingly, companies use AI to evaluate job applications and make interviewing or hiring decisions. However, government contractors who use artificial intelligence to evaluate job applications should ensure that the AI not only complies with anti-discrimination laws but also fulfills their contractual responsibilities. Federal contractors with contracts of $10,000 or more are subject to Executive Order

The U.S. government recently intervened in a False Claims Act qui tam case against Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Georgia Tech Research Institute for violations of NIST 800-171 for failing to protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). Long story short, the U.S. intervention means that the government is taking this case seriously