Data Center Industry Investment- Trends and Opportunities
In the past, critics of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) have alleged that the DSS requirements either (1) provide little more than a minimal baseline for security with a “check-the-box” compliance...more
According to recent post from Property Casualty 360°, The Six Trends of Cyber Risk in 2014, insurers need to know:
1. Data breach costs are trending downward. The cost per record to respond to a breach dropped from...more
- What's in an indemnity anyway? - Kit Burden provides an informative overview of the use of indemnities in IT and outsourcing contracts, including guidance on what to look out for when drafting or negotiating these...more
Wearable technologies are likely to become more and more popular in the next years and interesting products have already been developed in the healthcare sector. But, given the sensitivity of collected personal data, such...more
What are the challenges of PII data storage and privacy on cloud computing platforms? How does a healthcare organization work with cloud computing vendors to address key information security and privacy compliance issues? ...more
Cloud computing has garnered attention in the healthcare industry as a primary way to achieve electronic medical records compliance while reducing IT costs. Cloud computing is all about DATA in a virtual work. With cloud...more
In this presentation:
- The Cloud
- Information Security
- Electronic Contracting
- Excerpt from: Apps: But, What Exactly Is an App?
- A software application designed to run on...more
In This Issue:
- IPT INSIGHTS
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND SPORT – A WINNING COMBINATION...
- THE CJEU GOES TO THE MOVIES: REFLECTIONS ON FILM COPYRIGHT FROM AUSTRIA, THE NETHERLANDS AND THE UK
A report recently published by NIST sets forth steps federal agencies and the private sector providers who cater to them need to take to ensure the security of data stored and processed in the cloud....more
Currently, no specific legal framework exists in Belgium to regulate cloud computing services or contracts. The cloud is regulated under Belgian law including general contract law principles, ecommerce law, consumer...more
We are delighted to present you the second edition of Spotlight on Belgium, DLA Piper Belgium’s quarterly newsletter which aims to inform you about current legal developments that could affect your business.
Under the Final Rule, as previously discussed, business associates must comply with the technical, administrative, and physical safeguard requirements under the Security Rule....more
Although the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule's expansion of business associate liability could create difficulties for healthcare providers and other covered entities seeking to negotiate business associate agreements with vendors...more
In This Issue:
- FEDERAL ISSUES
- STATE ISSUES
- FIRM NEWS
- FIRM PUBLICATIONS
- CONSUMER FINANCE
- PRIVACY/DATA SECURITY
Consider this: A service organization we’ll call CloudCo collects and compiles personal information from its corporate customer. The individual whose personal information is being collected has a relationship directly with...more
Cloud computing is widespread and growing at a rapid pace in corporate information management because it generally is less expensive and more efficient than using internal corporate resources....more
Every year, we survey Morrison & Foerster’s Global Sourcing Group lawyers around the world to create a snapshot of the current state of the global outsourcing market and to identify emerging trends that are likely to shape...more
Business leaders are under tremendous pressure to maximize the value of their company's IT and data. Staying on top of the ever-changing technology and tools available today can be daunting and give rise to complex legal...more
When a cloud privacy breach occurs in Canada, what happens? In some cases, businesses are subject to mandatory breach notification requirements. This means that a privacy breach - whether as a result of a hacker, a lost USB...more
In this issue:
- Cookies, Clouds and Other Challenges – Retrospect and Prospect in Data Protection
- Employee Data Protection – What’s Down the Road?
- German Federal Supreme Court Decides Another...more
Originally Published in Canadian Corporate Counsel Association Magazine - Winter 2012.
The Promise and the Challenge. Organizations are able to leverage reliable internet connectivity to access quickly scalable...more
Security and privacy are the most frequently expressed concerns about cloud computing (defined for this article to include software as a service, platform as a service and storage as a service), but for companies that engage...more
In 2012, LinkedIn made headlines as a result of a significant data breach. The passwords and email addresses of over 6 million LinkedIn users were hacked and posted online. Encryption and security was improved by LinkedIn in...more
Cloud Security According to Dr. Seuss -
The budget was tight.
For hardware we could not pay.
So we sat around thinking
All that cold, cold, wet day.
I sat there with Sally
In This Issue:
- A Baker's Dozen of Significant Changes From the HIPAA/HITECH Rule
1. Business Associates and Subcontractors
2. Breach Notification
3. Covered Entity Organizational Structures