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

The Tax Man Cometh For Bitcoin: NC Privacy Blog Talks To Digital Assets Tax Policy Coalition Counsel Cameron Arterton.

​ The Tax Man Cometh For Bitcoin: NC Privacy Blog Talks To Digital Assets Tax Policy Coalition Counsel Cameron Arterton.   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   A federal judge recently ruled that America’s largest Bitcoin service was obligated ...[Read more]

Published: 3/23/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

The Bitcoin Blockchain: SEC May Approve Winklevoss Twins' Bitcoin ETF

​ The Bitcoin Blockchain: SEC May Approve Winklevoss Twins’ Bitcoin ETF   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   Blockchain has been compared to the early days of the Internet: nearly everyone believes that it’s a world-changing technology with ...[Read more]

Published: 3/10/2017 | 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

What’s New in Blockchain? Regulatory Developments in Blockchain Finance

​ What’s New in Blockchain? Regulatory Developments in Blockchain Finance By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky             Introduction Blockchain technology combines several features of existing financial infrastructure. It is partly a mass repos ...[Read more]

Published: 2/28/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Did A Little Noticed Executive Order Kill Privacy Shield?

By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   We have previously noted that the the U.S.-E.U. Privacy Shield data transfer may not be dead, but it is ailing. These concerns have been exacerbated by a January 25, 2017 presidential Executive Order (EO) “Enha ...[Read more]

Published: 2/16/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Blame Hollywood: A Conversation with Stewart Baker, former General Counsel of the National Security Agency

by Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   Editor’s Note: In the world of cyber law, privacy and cybersecurity, one of the largest and most colorful figures is Stewart Baker, whose resume includes a stint as General Counsel at the National Security Agen ...[Read more]

Published: 2/14/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post
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