• Sleeper IL Law Could Cost Tech Giants $1 Billion-Plus

    A state law passed back in the day when the privacy issue was just a gleam in the eye of a few libertarians and left-wingers could become the basis for class-action lawsuits that will cost some major...

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  • 24/7 Hum From Data Center Forced Az Homeowner To Move

    Noise is becoming autonomous and inexhaustible, writes Bianca Bosker in the Atlantic—Human noisemakers have to sleep, but our mechanical counterparts do not tire, die, or strain their vocal cords. Her story, which details the corrosive effect of...

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  • Cyber Now Rated #1 Risk For Companies

    For the first time, the threat of a cyber attack ranks number one on the list of concerns for business leaders, ahead of medical cost inflation, cost of employee benefits, attracting and retaining talent, and legal liability....

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  • Employee Data and the GDPR

    The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation establishes conditions under which employees’ personal data can be processed. The regulation applies to organizations that are established in the EU regardless of whether the personal data that they process is...

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  • Cyber Insurance Said To Be Fueling Ransomware Attacks

    An article from ProPublica makes the case that the economics of the insurance business is resulting in decisions that effectively fuel ransomware attacks, and there is evidence that ransomware hackers are specifically targeting companies that do have...

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  • Re-Purposing E-Discovery Software To Field DSARs

    Among the provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act will be a requirement for affected companies to respond to a Data Subject Access Request. The “subject” of a Data Subject Access Request could be any consumer who...

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  • Financial Services Companies Deficient In Cybersecurity

    According to a survey of cybersecurity at financial services firms conducted by the Ponemon Institute, that industry as a whole remains vulnerable because of deficiencies in managing risks in their supply chain, and assessing software for security...

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  • Is The ABA Defending Money Laundering?

    A British lawyer and specialist in investigations and asset recovery says the ABA has come out against proposed legislation that would make it more difficult for company principals to hide their identities.

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  • Why Won’t U.S. Law Enforcement Promote Anti-Ransom Tools?

    According to Europol, the police agency of the European Union, its library of free online tools has helped more than 200,000 ransomware victims recover their files, saving victims roughly $108 million in ransom since the initiative, dubbed...

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  • Data And Business Litigation

    Data retention is a double-edged sword. Data can be a treasure trove of evidence, notably in matters involving trade secrets and non-compete agreements, but in virtually any type of litigation. At the same time, data – holding...

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