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Data Breaches Keep Privacy And Security Lawyers Increasingly Busy And Looking For Recruits, But Recruits Are Hard To Find
Interesting article from Of Counsel regarding both the substance and the business of data privacy and security law.
United States
6 Jun 2012
Ponemon Institute's 2011 Cost Of Data Breach Study Released
The annual Ponemon Institute report on data breaches has been released.
United States
2 Apr 2012
Phyisican Medical Identify Theft - A Growing Problem?
A recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association takes on the issue of physician medical identify theft; here's the abstract.
United States
2 Apr 2012
Good Advice That Bears Repeating: Toughen Up Your Passwords!
In an article that repeats a common theme in this space, this week's Economist talks about how researchers are trying to help ordinary people toughen up their passwords.
United States
2 Apr 2012
White House Releases Long-Anticipated Privacy Report
The White House has finally released its long-anticipated report on consumer privacy.
United States
5 Mar 2012
Jail Time For Man Who Accessed Computer Of A Competing Medical Practice
An Atlanta, Georgia man was sentenced earlier this month to one year and one month in prison for intentionally accessing a computer of a competing medical practice, and taking personal information of the patients.
United States
30 Jan 2012
"Once More Unto The Breach, Dear Friends, Once More": The Increasing Recognition Of Complexity In Data Breach Response And Reporting
In an article in today's New York Times, we get some real-life insight into the difficulties in responding to a data breach.
United States
29 Dec 2011
Facebook Settles FTC Charges That It Deceived Consumers, Agrees To 20 Year Consent Order
In a settlement announced today by the Federal Trade Commission and Facebook, the social networking service agreed to settle "charges that it deceived consumers by telling them they could keep their information on Facebook private, and then repeatedly allowing it to be shared and made public," according to the FTC's press release.
United States
1 Dec 2011
More Consumer Data Security And Privacy Legislation Introduced
The latest legislator to enter into the federal data security and privacy sweepstakes is Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) who introduced legislation, S. 1535, on September 8.
United States
19 Sep 2011
Changing Tactics In The Cyber Underground
Interesting article in the recent Economist on the battles within the cyber underground.
United States
17 Aug 2011
New Database Allows Review Of Past History Of Data Breaches
The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse has created in an interesting tool, a "Chronology of Data Breaches."
United States
19 Jul 2011
"Pressure Point: Online Privacy -- Privacy Is Potentially A Costly Workplace Issue"
In the April 22, 2011 Boston Business Journal article, entitled, "Pressure Point: Online Privacy -- Privacy is Potentially a Costly Workplace Issue," I was interviewed regarding some of the recent developments in privacy and security law for employers.
United States
4 May 2011
You Call That A Password? Passwords Used To Protect Personal Health Information In Clinical Trials Are Cracked More Than 90% Of The Time
In a recent article in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, the strength of passwords in clinical trials was analyzed. In all cases that were examined, "the recovered passwords were poorly constructed, with names of local locations (e.g., "ottawa"), names of animals (e.g., "cobra"), car brands (e.g., "nissan"), and common number sequences (e.g., "123")."
United States
14 Apr 2011
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