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

An American Tech Company in King Brussels’ Court: A Cautionary Tale

​ The European Union’s antitrust regulator recently imposed a record €2.42 billion fine against Google, finding that the company had “abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its compa ...[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

Yes, There is the Right to Facebook (Or Tweet) in the Constitution

​Yes, There is the Right to Facebook (Or Tweet) in the Constitution   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   We had previously written about Packingham v. North Carolina, where the Supreme Court of the United States confronted the question of whet ...[Read more]

Published: 6/19/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

After the (WannaCry) Affair: Six Tips To Evaluate Your Cyberinsurance

​ After the (WannaCry) Affair: Six Tips To Evaluate Your Cyberinsurance by Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky    As previously noted, a recent ransomware attack crippled over 75,000 computers worldwide. The United States was largely spared the brun ...[Read more]

Published: 6/15/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Social Media and the First Amendment: Is There a First Amendment Right To Facebook?

​ Social Media and the First Amendment: Is There a First Amendment Right To Facebook?   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   The Supreme Court of the United States will shortly hand down an opinion in Packingham v. North Carolina. NC Privacy Bl ...[Read more]

Published: 6/2/2017 | 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

The WannaCry Affair: Three Cyberinsurance Related Tips for Clients

​ The WannaCry Affair: Three Cyberinsurance Related Tips for Clients   by Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky  As we previously noted, a recent ransomware attack crippled over 75,000 computers in over a 100 countries. The “WannaCry” appears to be the ...[Read more]

Published: 5/17/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

​​Wave ​of Ransomware Attacks Cripples Dozens of Institutions Worldwide including U.K.'s NHS

​ Wave of Ransomware Attacks Cripples Dozens of Institutions Worldwide Including Britain’s NHS   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   Movie buffs are familiar with a favored narrative arc: something with tremendous power, such as the Ebola virus ...[Read more]

Published: 5/12/2017 | 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
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