IT Law, Privacy, and Cybersecurity

  • American Privacy Rights Act: Key Lawmakers Reach Compromise on Bipartisan, Bicameral Comprehensive Data Privacy Legislation

    April 15, 2024

    On April 7, 2024, nearly two years after Congress’s last attempt to pass a national data privacy law, Senator Maria Canwell, chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, unveiled the American Privacy Rights Act of 2024 (the “Act”). With an increasing number of […]

  • Three Most Commonly Asked Questions on Cybersecurity and Privacy

    December 10, 2018

    What advice do you have to avoid cyberattacks? Many of our clients themselves provide cybersecurity services to other businesses. They often remind us that a little common sense goes a long way. We encourage our clients to not only have formal policies governing use of company IT resources, but also to have regular formal and […]

  • New European Data Protection Regulations Have Far-Reaching Implications

    May 15, 2018

    Before May 25th: Make sure that your privacy policy and terms of use comply with the GDPR Make sure all your users opt-in to your possessing of their data Make sure all of your users can download and delete their data on demand Many small and mid-sized U.S.-based businesses without a physical presence in Europe […]

  • Holy Schneikes! I’ve Been Hacked. Now What?

    November 28, 2017

    As cybercrime becomes increasingly widespread, businesses should not only have a policy to reduce the likelihood of a cyber-intrusion, but also be prepared on how to respond if and when they are hacked. Advance preparation, including a response plan, can minimize the adverse effects and opportunity costs that are inherent in every data breach. There […]

  • Reduce Risk with a Cybersecurity Policy

    June 6, 2017

    (June 6, 2017) As cyberattacks become increasingly common, businesses are confronting risks previously only seen in works of fiction. Cybercriminals steal users’ identities, make fraudulent purchases, and disrupt everything from travel to essential emergency services. With this in mind, New York recently became the first state to impose minimum cybersecurity standards on financial services companies. […]

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