• Temp Worker Injuries Sure To Get The OSHA Fisheye

    The agency’s working assumption is that temporary workers are at increased risk for work-related injury and illness, in part because they are sometimes left out of safety training and safety assessments. That means, explains this post from...

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  • Ransomware Attacks Hit Legal System

    The tools to carry out this scam are a cheap commodity, and it’s become a plague. Using software that’s available on the internet, cyber-extortionists are said to have mounted 100,000 attacks a day in 2018, a rate...

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  • Old Sexual Violence Charges Won’t Derail This Career

    Boxing may be one of the last big-time careers where an old sexual assault allegation – or sometimes even a conviction, as in the case of Floyd Mayweather – can be “slipped” like a weak left jab....

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  • Is It A Trade Spat Or The Start Of Another Cold War?

    It could well be the latter, according to Peter Hartcher, journalist and visiting fellow at the Lowy Institute, a Sydney-based foreign policy think tank. Writing in the Sydney Morning Herald, he quotes former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson,...

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  • Impersonating The CEO: How A Phishing Attack Got Outed

    Their modus operandi followed what’s become a familiar pattern. The bogus email appeared to come from the CEO, and in this case it asked the recipients to send a return email with some gift card links. The...

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  • Make the Most Of Your Relationship With Outside Counsel

    "The message of the survey results is quite compelling: Clients should ask for and expect to receive better and more collaborative e-discovery counseling from law firms.”

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  • Combating Internal Fraud

    Organizational fraud, said to be costing on average about five percent of revenue, is by definition difficult to detect. There is no typical fraudster profile. On the contrary, fraudsters often have the ability to “build a false...

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  • #MeToo And Federal Law: Will The Courts Ever Catch Up?

    There is a disconnect between what courts have deemed actionable workplace behavior under sexual harassment law and what, because of the #MeToo movement, has been widely recognized as behavior that is unacceptably discriminatory and oppressive. With few...

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  • Using An “Adversary Mindset” To Detect Cyber-Risk

    Today’s security analyst, utilizing artificial intelligence, can detect anomalies in even the largest and most complex networks. The problem, says this post from eSentire, is to distinguish “the potentially malicious from the purely anomalous,” and unless that...

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  • In-House Privilege Claim Stumbles Before Skeptical Judge

    A magistrate judge had a stern message for lawyers from Adidas and to in-house lawyers generally, as he denied a claim of privilege for certain in-house attorney emails in a breach of contract/IP case in the Eastern...

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