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

Locked In Sixty Seconds: Ransomware, Remote Access, and the Brave New Internet of Things

Locked In Sixty Seconds: Ransomware, Remote Access, and the Brave New Internet of Things   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   A few months ago, we analyzed ransomware incidents and offered some suggestions for handling an episode. Ransomware i ...[Read more]

Published: 12/8/2016 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

“They Can’t Do That To Our Pledges; Only We Can Do That To Our Pledges”: Admiral, Big Data, Privacy, and The Internet of Things

Anyone who has been ever bought insurance, resented the premium, contested a claim denial, or piled up hours and papers dealing with insurers would welcome anything that promised to lower their rates. Admiral, a British insurer recently proposed an ...[Read more]

Published: 11/3/2016 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Why The Election Can't Be Hacked: Internet Of Things Edition

​In our consulting days, a former boss – a retired Army Colonel – enjoyed sharing his Cold War recommendation for protecting sensitive documents from the KGB: fill up a fleet of tractor-trailers with every U.S. government document, and then dump the ...[Read more]

Published: 10/24/2016 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

About the Editors

​​Saad Gul, a former computer consultant, is a partner in Poyner Spruill's cyberlaw and privacy practice in Raleigh. Follow him on twitter @NC_Cyberlaw. Saad advises clients on a wide range of privacy, data security, and cyber liability issues, incl ...[Read more]

Published: 9/1/2016 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post