Data Not Dating: Trump Administration Reversal of Merger Signals National Security Implications of Data

​ Data Not Dating: Trump Administration Reversal Of Merger Signals National Security Implications of Data       By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky       Amidst the thicket of federal regulators that populate Washington is the obscure Commit ...[Read more]

Published: 5/22/2019 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

​​The Right to be Forgotten in an Era of Instant Notoriety

​ The Right to be Forgotten in an Era of Instant Notoriety       By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky       It could be the start of a Law & Order episode. In August, a pedestrian in Manhattan’s East Village noted a driver sitting inside ...[Read more]

Published: 5/22/2019 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Politicians In Cyberspace: Fourth Circuit Holds That First Amendment Bars Officials From Blocking Users on Social Media

Politicians In Cyberspace: Fourth Circuit Holds That First Amendment Bars Officials From Blocking Users on Social Media   By Saad Gul   The Fourth Circuit has held that a Virginia politician who temporarily barred a constituent from her Facebook ...[Read more]

Published: 1/14/2019 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

The States Also Rise, or 12 Attorneys General Sue for 2015 Breach in First Case of Its Kind

​ The States Also Rise, or 12 Attorneys General Sue for 2015 Breach in First Case of Its Kind   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   North Carolina joined Attorneys General from a dozen states in suing Indiana based Medical Informatics Engineer ...[Read more]

Published: 1/8/2019 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

The Art of (Cyber) War, Or How A Little Known Policy Exclusion Can Nullify Your Insurance Coverage

​ The Art of (Cyber) War, Or How A Little Known Policy Exclusion Can Nullify Your Insurance Coverage   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   In June 2017, the NotPetya virus crippled many large companies including Fedex, Merck, and Mondelez (the ...[Read more]

Published: 12/17/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Permits Negligence Claim To Proceed In Data Breach Class Action

​ Pennsylvania Supreme Court Permits Negligence Claim To Proceed In Data Breach Class Action Will Other States Follow?   Saad Gul Michael E. Slipsky   In finding a common law duty to protect employees’ personal data, the Pennsylvania Supreme ...[Read more]

Published: 12/11/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Physician TV Interview Incurs $125,000 HIPAA Fine

​ Physician TV Interview Incurs $125,000 HIPAA Fine   12.3.2018 Saad Gul Michael E. Slipsky   No human instinct is as ingrained as the desire to defend oneself against unjust criticism. But that instinct must be tamed where personal health in ...[Read more]

Published: 12/5/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

With Your Shield Or On It: The FTC Steps Up Privacy Shield Enforcement

​ By Saad Gul   Three years ago, the European Court of Justice killed in the U.S.-E.U. Safe Harbor Program. In the wake of the decision, American and EU negotiators developed the “Privacy Shield” program to facilitate cross-Atlantic data transfer ...[Read more]

Published: 11/20/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Five Frequently Overlooked Mistakes in HIPAA Compliance

​ Five Frequently Overlooked Mistakes in HIPAA Compliance     Saad Gul Michael E. Slipsky HIPAA was enacted in 1996. In the years since, most healthcare entities have adapted to the major requirements imposed by HIPAA, HITECH, and the Privac ...[Read more]

Published: 8/6/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

​Three Lessons From a Hospital Under Ransomware Siege

Three Lessons From a Hospital Under Ransomware Siege By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky Missouri’s Cass Regional Medical Center (CRMC) was recently hit with a ransomware attack.  Existing patients continued to receive care, but incoming trauma and ...[Read more]

Published: 8/6/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post
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