Video: Lathrop's Bandlow On Liability From Social Media

Lincoln Bandlow, Esq., of Lathrop & Gage LLP spoke during the "Social Media Maze: Liability in Behavioral Advertising and Social Media" session during the NetDiligence® 2nd Annual Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum , hosted by HB Litigation Conferences in Philadelphia on June...

Video: Kroll's Prendergast On Data Breach Preparedness

Rick Prendergast of Kroll Fraud Solutions spoke at the NetDiligence® 2nd Annual Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum , hosted by HB Litigation Conferences in Philadelphia on June 9, 2011 and explained why many companies are re-thinking their data breach preparedness. He also described the forensics...

Video: Raether On Forensic Analysis, Employees As Biggest Threat To Security

Ronald Raether Jr., Esq., CIPP, of Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L. , talked about the forensics process following a cyber breach and described why employees can be the biggest threat to a company's cyber security. Raether spoke during the "Solving Special Computer Security Issues" session...

Pennsylvania's Pending Privacy Protection Act Would Prohibit Disclosure of Access To Social Media Accounts

The Social Media Privacy Protection Act (available here) is new legislation pending in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. The proposed legislation is a response to the near-universal outrage over employers requesting Facebook and other social media passwords from job applicants . The Act is short and...

Troutman Sanders LLP: 'Facing' Reality: Facebook Knows What You Look Like

It's a bit odd to think that about whether you have a privacy right in what you look like. But as companies continue to gather enormous amounts of all kinds of data - including faces - and wrestle with whether they can monetize that data, the fear of "Big Brother" continues to spark debate...

Delaware Workplace Privacy Act Protects Student Facebook Posts' Privacy

Delaware's Workplace Privacy Act (H.B. 308) , died with the end of the legislative session. As readers know from my several prior posts, I won't exactly be mourning the loss. The Bill's companion legislation, H.B. 309, did survive, however, passed by the State Senate during its final session...

Duane Morris LLP Alert: Illinois Bans Employers from Asking Employees or Applicants to Disclose Social Media Passwords

On August 1, 2012, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed an amendment to the Illinois Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act (P.A. 097-0875), which prohibits employers from requesting or requiring that employees or job applicants provide the employer with access to the employee's or applicant's social...

Ballard Spahr LLP: Maryland User Name and Password Privacy Protections Take Effect October 1

By Timothy F. McCormack and Michelle M. McGeogh Beginning October 1, 2012, employees and job applicants' personal e-mail accounts, Facebook pages, Twitter accounts, Pinterest pages, and similar accounts will gain more protection from Maryland employers. Under the new law, employers in Maryland...

Free Download: White Paper Explores Insurance Coverage Implications of Social Media

With social media pervading most aspects of society and business, are you up to date on the changes that it brings to the insurance industry? Download a complimentary white paper covering insurance implications of social media . Social media presents a whole new set of exposures and liabilities that...

California AB 1844: Limiting Employers' Access to Employees' Social Media

Whether you "like" it or not, social media is changing the legal landscape of employee privacy rights at a rapid pace. On September 27, 2012, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law AB 1844 , which prohibits employers from requiring (or requesting) employees or applicants to divulge their...