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Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part One)
Sony’s most recent data breach underscores the difficulties in underwriting and insuring cyber risk. Sony incurred losses that were surprising in both their scope and type. The company already is a defendant in at least four...more
On December 18, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota ruled, in a 46-page opinion, that a putative class of consumers could proceed with a majority of their claims against Target arising from the data...more
Congress surprised many by passing five cybersecurity bills during the post-election “lame duck” session that concluded last week. The White House has indicated that the President will sign all five measures into law. ...more
On December 10, 2014, a United States District Court in the Northern District of Illinois dismissed the class action complaints filed by two customers of P.F. Chang’s China Bistro who alleged damages resulting from a data...more
California continues to lead the way in passing new or updating existing data protection legislation.
The weekly disclosure of new data breaches that involve retail and other corporations has focused the general public...more
And what will that new gadget be spilling about you??
There is no doubt that wearable devices are among the hottest gifts of the season! From fitness bands and smart watches to wearable cameras and the Google Glass,...more
Just a quick holiday reminder that Tennessee's new password protection law goes into effect next Thursday, January 1, 2015.
Under the new law, employers can no longer...more
In a seven-page opinion, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted P.F. Chang’s motion to dismiss claims brought by two of its customers alleging that P.F. Chang’s failed to comply with reasonable...more
Potential Critical Coverage Issues -
The FBI advised that the recent attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) “destroyed systems” and “rendered thousands of SPE’s computers inoperable, forced SPE to take its entire...more
The use of public cloud computing services- broadly defined as contracting with another company for the provision of computing resources (networks, storage, applications, and services), offers many potential benefits for...more
On December 18, 2014, President Barack Obama signed several significant cybersecurity bills into law. These bills include the Federal Information Security Modernization Act, the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act, the...more
Employers should recognize an employee’s zone of privacy in the workplace. Business owners and managers need to understand that while they have their employees’ attention for much of the workday, there are limits. An employer...more
In recent days, the scandal with Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. went from an embarrassing tabloid scandal to a possible terrorist threat. The breach also has impacted thousands of current and former employees....more
Like many federal statutes, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) contains a provision governing how the statute is designed to interact with similar or otherwise related state laws. When...more
Amazon isn’t the Only Business That Would Love to Get its Hands on “Octocopter” -
Don’t look now—hobbyists may already be flying drones in the skies near you, and commercial uses are emerging. The New York Times...more
With the close of another year quickly approaching, it is time again for public companies to get equipped with the developments of the past year in order to position themselves for success in 2015. A review of previous years’...more
..new insurance coverage endorsements -
A few days ago, media outlets released a video of a kangaroo knocking a drone out of the sky.
Apparently, this “privacy loving” kangaroo was less than pleased with the...more
In 2014, cybersecurity and data breach incidents regularly made the headlines, with the reported breaches becoming increasingly large and complex. As in the past, these data breaches have inevitably been followed by a flurry...more
“How did we have sweepstakes before Facebook?” That question, which I heard during a call last week, summarizes the tremendous impact that social media has had on the use of sweepstakes and contests. These promotions are more...more
Neiman Marcus Group LLC (“Neiman Marcus”) filed its response to plaintiffs’ appeal of the Illinois federal district court’s decision dismissing plaintiffs’ purported class action claims. Plaintiffs alleged that Neiman Marcus...more
On December 18, President Obama signed five cybersecurity-related bills into law; an attempt to increase cyber protection in the wake of recent data breaches. This is the first time in 12 years that any significant...more
Court of Appeal Says Privilege Removed Under PRA By Inadvertent Disclosure of Privileged Documents -
If a privileged document is accidentally released to the public during compliance with a Public Records Act request,...more
As of earlier this month, 1, 170 breaches involving 31 million records have been reported to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) since mandated reporting of breaches began in September 2009. An increase in the...more
On December 16, the NIST announced the release of its new guidance on assessing the security and privacy safeguards for federal information systems and organizations. The updated guidance will be used by government IT...more
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