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Windows 10 Fails to “Go Dutch” When it Comes to Protecting Privacy: Data Privacy Trends

by CloudNine on

According to Silicon (Windows 10 Data Collection Branded A Breach Of Dutch Privacy Law, written by Roland Moore-Colyer), the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) has declared that Windows 10 breaches the data protection law...more

GDPR is Coming -- Are You Prepared?

by Exterro, Inc. on

What is the GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a comprehensive data protection law created by the European Union and comes into effect on May 25, 2018. It replaces the Data Protection Directive. Its...more

Benchmark surveys: GCs, Executives Not Prepared to Defend Against Cyberbreaches - Key Protective Steps

by DLA Piper on

Although cybersecurity has become a more prominent issue for executives and boards of directors, three recent benchmark surveys - the BDO Board Survey, the 2015 Consero Group’s General Counsel Data Survey, and the 2015 US...more

Data Breach Planning in 10 Easy Steps: How to Think Like A Litigator

For the first Tuesday in November, we have 10 easy steps to make sure that your data breach incident response planning is viewed from that pesky point of view of a litigator....more

Board Participation in Cybersecurity: What More Needs to Be Done?

by McGuireWoods LLP on

High-profile data breaches seem to hit the headlines almost every day. These breaches have proved terrifying for many companies, particularly as the attackers release embarrassing emails and other information. The frequency...more

The Social Engineering Cyber Exposure

From the 2015 PLUS Professional Risk Symposium session “Bitcoins, Phishing…When is Cyber Crime ‘Just’ a Crime?” Scott L. Schmookler, Esq. (Gordon & Rees) and Steven Balmer (Travelers Bond & Specialty Insurance) discuss the...more

CorpCast Episode 5: The eDiscovery Big Picture

by Morris James LLP on

Many attorneys view eDiscovery as merely something they “have to do.” On Episode 5, we speak to Ian McCauley, Morris James’ eDiscovery coordinator about jettisoning this and other misconceptions about eDiscovery practice. ...more

Cybersecurity Breach: Are Board Members at Risk?

by Pessin Katz Law, P.A. on

It seems a month does not pass in which some sort of breach of confidential data of a business is not announced to the public. With the increase in cybersecurity breaches, so increases board members’ exposure to litigation...more

Protecting the Identity of Your LLC Members & LP Partners in Litigation, Part II: Strategies for Discovery

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

You want to protect the identity of your business’ owners, but your opponent issued discovery requesting a copy of your organizational chart and/or information on the identities of your LLC members or LP partners. You are...more

No Captain at the Helm: Information Governance’s Leadership Problem

by JD Supra Perspectives on

Effective information governance is about taking information — your most important business asset — and looking at ways to better leverage it in a manner that streamlines the business processes, and reduces costs and risk....more

Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

Companies are collecting more and more personal data. With that collection is an increased responsibility and the potential for more government regulation. Attorneys Rick Martinez and Seth Northrop discuss the changes that...more

Delaware Data Destruction Law Highlights the Necessity of Data Destruction Plans

by Baker Donelson on

The list of states requiring the disposal or destruction of personal data is growing, and companies need to respond accordingly by adopting data destruction plans. Delaware recently became the latest in a series of states to...more

The Uber Playbook: 5 Best Practices for Protecting Data Privacy

by JD Supra Perspectives on

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

Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part Two)

by Fenwick & West LLP on

Are you looking to guard your company's “secret sauce?” Fenwick’s Robert Brownstone says companies should safeguard their data by limiting the number of employees with access to certain confidential information. Following up...more

Three Key Data Retention Questions

by Fenwick & West LLP on

Your company has been sued – what do you need to consider to comply with data preservation requirements? How do you address litigation holds, ediscovery and data retention? Robert Brownstone, litigation attorney and chair of...more

Top 3 Concerns in Data Security

by Fenwick & West LLP on

In the video, Robert Brownstone, co-chair of Fenwick’s Electronic Information Management Group, describes how the world of data security impacts every organization regardless of size. He identifies three main areas of...more

In-House Counsel in the Cloud Can You Trust Online Storage

by Christopher Hopkins on

This article explains to in-house corporate counsels the risks, benefits, and issues to investigate regarding cloud storage of data....more

Cybersecurity and Data Privacy: Big Data and the Law

by Dechert LLP on

As the use of the internet and social media continues to increase rapidly, companies are being challenged to keep up with changing laws and the many ways in which customer and employee data flow in and out of their hands. In...more

California E-Discovery: Marquis of Queensbury Rules Shall Apply

by Daniel Garrie on

"A 'smackdown' event on January 7, 2008 resulted in a 'right hook to the chin' of the plaintiff?s attorneys in Qualcomm, Inc. v. Broadcom Corp.1 In a San Diego California federal courtroom, the attorneys felt the pain of an...more

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