Is the GDPR Coming to California? Ten Things You Need To Know About the California Consumer Privacy Act

​ Is the GDPR Coming to California? Ten Things You Need To Know About the California Consumer Privacy Act   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   The ink had barely dried on the Alabama’s new data breach notification statute (which made it the 5 ...[Read more]

Published: 7/12/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

LabMD Wins Moral Victory While FTC Authority Over Cybersecurity Remains Unresolved

​     LabMD Wins Moral Victory While FTC Authority Over Cybersecurity Remains Unresolved   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   In the latest episode of a long running saga, the Eleventh Circuit has ruled against the Federal Trade Commission ...[Read more]

Published: 6/12/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

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

Proposed Changes To North Carolina’s Identity Theft Protection Act: What Do Businesses Need To Know?

​ Proposed Changes To North Carolina’s Identity Theft Protection Act: What Do Businesses Need To Know?   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   The year was 2005.  Napster was hip. The IPhone was still two years away. Facebook was still a niche. ...[Read more]

Published: 2/6/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

No Longer Adequate: What an EU Warning Means for Data Processing Operations in the UK

​ No Longer Adequate: What an EU Warning Means for Data Processing Operations in the UK   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   European Union law requires businesses processing European data to adhere to EU privacy standards. Countries that are ...[Read more]

Published: 1/11/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Driverless Vehicles Have Arrived in North Carolina: How Will Your Industry be Affected?

  ​Driverless Vehicles Have Arrived in North Carolina How Will Your Industry be Affected? By: Cheslie Kryst Twelve years old. In North Carolina, a person as young as twelve years old may ride alone in ...[Read more]

Published: 12/20/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

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
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