Two recent surveys provide some detailed analysis of cybersecurity and its impact in today’s world.
Traditionally, a person’s most valuable assets to be distributed upon death consisted of tangible items such as real property, cash, jewelry and personal effects of sentimental value like photographs and letters.
Eleventh Circuit Reverses Refusal to Honor FCC’s TCPA Debt Collection Declaratory Ruling, Fosters Uniformity On TCPA’s Autodialing Exception
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has brought a bit of legal balance back to automated debt collection calls, and reminded lower courts that when it comes to claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), they must honor the validity of FCC rulings.
California’s Latest Amendments to Its Data Security Breach Notification Law – Much Ado About Nothing?
On September 30, 2014, California Governor, Jerry Brown, signed Assembly Bill 1710 into law, amending California’s existing personal information privacy laws.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This is an opportunity to remind employees (and yourselves) about how to keep corporate networks and their own cyber lives secure.
Last month, I wrote about the Home Depot credit card data breach and the importance of protecting company data. But the issue of protecting employee data is far from new.
On Tuesday, September 30th, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law 8 bills his office says were designed to “strengthen privacy [ ] protections.”
Government officials emphasized the importance of risk analysis and risk management in safeguarding PHI at the Seventh Annual “Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance Through HIPAA Security” conference held from September 23–24, 2014, and co-hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR).
If you receive a subpoena, discovery request, or even a court order demanding the release or production of documents or files that may contain protected health information (PHI), are you obligated to comply?
California Amends Data Breach Notification Law, Does Not Require Mandatory Offering of Credit Monitoring
California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law an amendment to California’s data breach notification law on Monday. Although at least one news outlet has reported that the law requires a company to offer credit monitoring services, this interpretation is misguided.