The Case of the Vanishing Twitter Account and CFAA Liability

​ The Case of the Vanishing Twitter Account and CFAA Liability   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   Last week, an unknown Twitter contractor briefly suspended President Trump’s Twitter account.  The episode lasted 11 minutes. On its face, it ...[Read more]

Published: 11/6/2017 | 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

​ 9 Months And Counting: 10 Things You Need To Be Doing Tomorrow To Prepare for GDPR

    9 Months And Counting: 10 Things You Need To Be Doing Tomorrow To Prepare for GDPR   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   The European Union’s General Data Protection (GDPR) is now 9 months away. Any organization that processes data needs ...[Read more]

Published: 9/5/2017 | 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

CyberSecurity Concerns: Hackers, The Seventh Fleet And Human Error

​ CyberSecurity Concerns: Hackers, The Seventh Fleet And Human Error   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   The USS John S. McCain collided with the merchant tanker Alnic MC near Singapore this week. The warship sustained damage at the waterli ...[Read more]

Published: 8/23/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Court Rules That First Amendment Limits, But Does Not Nullify, Public Officials’ Ability To Block Online Critics

​ Court Rules That First Amendment Limits, But Does Not Nullify, Public Officials’ Ability To Block Online Critics By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky In Packingham v. North Carolina, 137 S. Ct. 1730, 1735 (U.S. 2017) the Supreme Court of the Unit ...[Read more]

Published: 8/7/2017 | 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

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
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