Why Cyber Security?
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How to Protect Your Company From Hackers
The risks are significant if managing sensitive data is not part of a proactive plan—the consequences can include penalties, sanctions and reputational damage....more
Now that entities are aware that at least 1.2 billion records have been compromised from websites spanning across all industries, a question arises whether entities have an obligation to investigate whether their websites...more
Before taking any action on this latest data breach news out of Russia, there are a number of things to understand....more
A breach of this nature is reportable under the breach notification laws in both California and Florida, as recently amended: “Personal Information” includes user name or email address, in combination with a password or...more
In the second video of a three-part series, Fenwick attorney Paul Smith talks about the growing anticipation surrounding this strong, conductive and flexible material.
Why the excitement? Simply put, graphene is easy. It’s...more
The technology and life sciences communities alike have been raving about new "wonder material" graphene for the past year. From applications for wearable devices to the creation of lightweight, bendable televisions and...more
Canadian registered charities seeking to comply with Canada’s new anti-spam law (CASL) recently received some disappointing news. CASL is a very complex law and many important issues remain ambiguous and uncertain. Several...more
SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar recently spoke at the New York Stock Exchange Conference “Cyber Risks and the Boardroom.” In his speech, Commissioner Aguilar emphasized the importance of cybersecurity and how fast the need for...more
A recap of most popular writings on the recent European Court Ruling that Google must allow citizens the right to be forgotten....more
Our series “Cyber Risks – Director Liability and Potential Gaps in D&O Coverage” continues –
Part 3 of 5: Top Questions Directors Should Be Asking About D&O Coverage
Directors never want to be in the unenviable...more
All this week, we are featuring a series “Cyber Risks – Director Liability and Potential Gaps in D&O Coverage”
Part 2 of 5: Why Directors Should Be Concerned...more
Each day this week, we are going to explore some of the issues in the rapidly growing area of cyberliability. We will examine the recent increase in focus on privacy issues, why directors should be concerned, the top...more
Part of JD Supra's series on innovation and the law. The NLRB has famously struck down employers’ social media policies based on a law that was adopted during the New Deal and has not been amended since....more
What's the one thing every company's data security program must include? That's the question we put recently to experts in the field, knowing that, especially after Heartbleed, the diversity of responses would create an...more
To read the full 2014 Class Action Survey report, please visit ClassActionSurvey.com.
Fifty-two percent of major companies are currently engaged in class action litigation. This percentage has remained fairly consistent...more
Threats to data privacy are not going away, but establishing appropriate security measures up-front, performing regular stress-tests on a security system, putting in place procedures to address a data breach and implementing...more
The vulnerability caused by the Heartbleed bug circumvents the purpose of OpenSSL: encryption. Therefore, the conclusion would appear to be that any data breach during the time of OpenSSL vulnerability would be reportable...more
Kamala Harris, California's Attorney General, issued a set of recommendations for preventing and responding to cyber attacks and security breaches. The recommendations, called Cybersecurity in the Golden State, are directed...more
The recent string of well-publicized data breaches has demonstrated that cyber criminals are targeting companies of all sizes and in all industries. Even companies with the most sophisticated security systems admit that the...more
Amazon.com’s recent announcement – that in the future it may utilize unmanned drones to deliver packages to individual residences – has created a host of novel legal issues that all homeowners associations should consider and...more
You might think people are making more out of BYOD than it deserves, that it is a relatively benign issue. Alas, you’d be wrong....more
Going Digital with Patients: Managing Potential Liability Risks of Patient-Generated Electronic Health Information -
Patients are increasingly using new electronic tools, such as personal health records and mobile...more
Bennett Jones launches Canadian Anti-Spam Information Site
TORONTO, January 22, 2014 – In response to the long-awaited regulations pertaining to the Canadian government's anti-spam legislation, Bill C-28, Bennett Jones LLP...more
Bill Ackman’s public disclosure earlier this year of confidential JC Penney board deliberations not only outraged his fellow directors but also stunned the corporate community. His actions, however, were not without...more
On our last “day of Privacy”, we have a little extra (perhaps a lump of coal….) post: in 2014, cyber risk has been elevated to a board issue – read on and forward to your favorite company director!
As we have discussed...more
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