Ten Tips On Cyber Liability Insurance

​ Ten Tips On Cyber Liability Insurance   IT, we have a problem. Reports of cybersecurity incidents continue to come in thick and fast. In November 2017, Equifax announced a mammoth data breach that it estimated would cost more than $140 million ...[Read more]

Published: 5/15/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

The SEC Also Rises: Yahoo! Becomes First Publicly Traded Company Fined For Alleged Failure to Disclose CyberBreach

​ The SEC Fines Yahoo! For Alleged Failure to Disclose CyberBreach       by Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky       The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has undertaken its first enforcement action in connection with a public company ...[Read more]

Published: 5/8/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Three-and-a-Half Weeks in May: Some Final Thoughts as GDPR Takes Effect on May 25, 2018

​ Three-and-a-Half Weeks in May: Some Final Thoughts as GDPR Takes Effect on May 25, 2018   by Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   Given recent headlines, ranging from Facebook to Cambridge Analytica to the City of Atlanta’s ransomware attack, th ...[Read more]

Published: 5/2/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Equifax’s Bad News: 3 Takeaways

​ Equifax’s Bad News: 3 Takeaways   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   As breaches go, they don’t get much bigger. Late Thursday, credit reporting giant Equifax reported that it had suffered a cyber-incident. 143 million consumer records, inc ...[Read more]

Published: 9/7/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

The Instance of the Revealing Envelope: HIPAA Confidentiality Obligations Extend Beyond Electronic Systems

​ The Instance of the Revealing Envelope: HIPAA Confidentiality Obligations Extend Beyond Electronic Systems By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky Violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) generally involve comput ...[Read more]

Published: 8/25/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Five Takeawars from the OCR Reminder on HIPAA Obligations In Ransomware Incidents

​ Five Takeaways from the OCR  Reminder on HIPAA Obligations In Ransomware Incidents   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   Apparently prompted by the recent high-profile wave of ransomware attacks, the Department of Health and Human Services’ ...[Read more]

Published: 7/5/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

​Ten Months And Counting: Five Things Your IT Department Needs to Know to Prepare for GDPR

​ Ten Months And Counting: Five Things Your IT Department Needs to Know to Prepare for GDPR   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   The hour cometh. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (the “GDPR”) ...[Read more]

Published: 6/23/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Reminder from the SEC: An Update a Day Keeps Ransomware Away

Reminder from the SEC: An Update a Day Keeps Ransomware Away   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   In cybersecurity, as in other areas, new and exciting threats carry a visceral appeal that older and more mundane ones do not. Zero day exploits? ...[Read more]

Published: 5/23/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

First HIPAA Settlement Involving Wireless Health Services Provider: $ 2.5 Million

​ First HIPAA Settlement Involving Wireless Health Services Provider: $ 2.5 Million   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   We have previously written that the Internet of Things continues to spawn new cybersecurity and privacy concerns. These v ...[Read more]

Published: 4/26/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

The Empire (State) Strikes Back: Six Highlights of New York’s New Cybersecurity regulations for Financial Institutions

​ The Empire (State) Strikes Back: Six Highlights of New York’s New Cybersecurity regulations for Financial Institutions By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky             Introduction The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS)’s finalize ...[Read more]

Published: 3/9/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post
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