On March 24, 2015, members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, including Connecticut Congressman Jim Himes, the Ranking Member of the Cybersecurity Subcommittee, issued statements commenting on the...more
The Connecticut Supreme Court has just unanimously ruled that individuals convicted of possessing less than one-half an ounce of marijuana are now entitled to petition the Superior Court to have that record of conviction...more
Another year has passed and we again welcome October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
It seems a bit dismissive to have only one month dedicated to cybersecurity awareness given the magnitude and number of...more
The European Union's highest court has issued a landmark ruling: henceforth, individuals may influence what information search engines display about them. Before Tuesday's ruling, search engines such as Yahoo®, Google®, or...more
Led by the non-profit group, National Cyber Security Alliance, the first Data Privacy Day was celebrated in the United States in 2008. ...more
Led by the non-profit group, National Cyber Security Alliance, the first Data Privacy Day was celebrated in the United States in 2008.
We here at Pullman & Comley got a jump on celebrating Data Privacy Day with our...more
On January 17, 2014, President Obama announced broad reforms to the U.S. government’s practices with regard to the surveillance programs that have swept up massive amounts of phone records and related data....more
Connecticut’s new firearms legislation will have a broad impact. The state made history this past week when Governor Dannel Malloy signed into effect one of the most restrictive gun laws in the United States. Public Act...more
In a detailed opinion issued just this month, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California struck down an oft-used FBI counterterrorism tool. Under the statute at issue, the FBI has issued tens of...more
Originally posted in Hartford Business Journal on February 11th, 2013.
Attention all medical providers, hospitals and any other covered entity or business associate under HIPAA. On Jan. 17, the U.S. Department of Health...more
In This Winter 2013 Issue:
Risk of Wrongful Data Bank Report; Physician Burnout is High; New Connecticut Medical Examining Board Members; Must Providers Comply With Flu Shot “Rule”? "Small” Fine For Small HIPAA Data...more
We continue to hear reports of large-scale data breaches that involve the loss or theft of thousands of records containing personally identifiable information of individuals (PII). If such a loss or theft is determined to...more