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Peter S. Vogel: Cybersmear - Jury Verdict Of $13.78 Million For Anonymous Postings
Posted on 8 May 2012 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel Freedom of speech under the First Amendment of the Constitution does not protect anonymous libel and slander posted on the Internet. ABC News reported that on April 20, 2012 a jury in Fort Worth, Texas gave a verdict in favor for... Read More

Siemens and Beck on Obtaining Optimal Cyber Insurance
Posted on 5 Nov 2012 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Law Community Staff

By Rene Siemens and David Beck , Attorneys, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP This commentary observes that the rising threat of cyber attacks and data breaches as well as the proliferation of data security and privacy laws have made it more important... Read More

Video: Illinois Assistant AG Nielsen On State Breach Notification Laws
Posted on 30 Sep 2011 by HB Litigation Conferences

Christine Nielsen, assistant attorney general for the State of Illinois, brought the perspective of a state agency to a lively discussion of breach notification laws during the NetDiligence® 2nd Annual Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum , produced... Read More

Peter S. Vogel: Oops - Google Found Street View Wifi Data
Posted on 13 Aug 2012 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel Google confessed to U.K. officials that Google still has Street View unprotected wifi data collected before 2010 in spite claims that such data had been destroyed. On July 27, 2012 Peter Fleischer (Google's global privacy counsel... Read More

Video: Proskauer's Mathews On Liability Flowing From Data Breach Losses
Posted on 30 Sep 2011 by HB Litigation Conferences

Kristen Mathews of Proskauer Rose LLP spoke at the NetDiligence® 2nd Annual Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum , produced by HB Litigation Conferences in Philadelphia on June 9, 2011, and explained who holds the responsibility for losses incurred... Read More

John F. Mullen, Sr., of Nelson Levine de Luca & Horst, Discusses Cyber Risk Litigation: Part 3
Posted on 26 Jan 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

John F. Mullen Sr. , chair of the complex litigation practice group at Nelson Levine de Luca & Horst , came to HB Litigation Conferences’ offices in Berwyn, Pa., to discuss cyber risk litigation. He answered a range of questions such as who... Read More

Tags: Privacy

Mark Greisiger on Cyber Risks & Privacy Liability - Part 3
Posted on 7 Jan 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

As president of NetDiligence® ( www.netdiligence.com ), Mark Greisiger oversees the cyber risk assessments of more than 300 companies a year for insurance industry clients that provide coverage for computer network breaches and data losses. Greisiger... Read More

Tags: Privacy

Peter S. Vogel: Cyberattacks on the Radar of Law Firms
Posted on 29 Sep 2015 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel With the help of the financial services industry “the legal sector has launched its own cyber-threat intelligence-sharing mechanism” known as the Legal Services Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (LS-ISAO) Services... Read More

Video: Marshall Dennehey's Kobus On Cyber Risk Litigation
Posted on 27 Apr 2011 by HB Litigation Conferences

Should organizations be concerned about litigation following a data breach? Theodore J. Kobus III, a partner with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin, is speaking at the Second Annual NetDiligence® Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum... Read More

Posner on Arar v. Ashcroft
Posted on 8 Jan 2008 by Steve C. Posner

Of recent concern is the United States government’s practice of “extraordinary rendition,” which involves detaining a person on United States soil and transferring that person to a foreign nation to be tortured for information in ways... Read More

Tags: Privacy

Video: RLI's Shepard On How Cyber Risk Products Developed
Posted on 19 Aug 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

Betty Shepherd is Assistant Vice President of Technology & Cyber Liability with RLI Insurance Company. She spoke at the "NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum" held in Philadelphia on June 7 and 8, 2010. In this clip, Shepherd... Read More

Free CLE Accredited Webinar: The 2012 Top Privacy Concerns for Companies and Best Practices for Cyber Breach Preparedness
Posted on 23 Jul 2012 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Law Community Staff

Government reports estimate that cyber breaches cost the U.S. economy over $1 trillion annually. From understanding case theories, learning the relevant developments in insurance coverage, and the vendors you'll need in place to manage the issue,... Read More

$1.7 Million HIPAA Settlement Reinforces Importance of Effective Information Governance of Electronic PHI
Posted on 5 Jul 2012 by Williams Mullen

By Brian C. Vick In the first HIPAA enforcement action brought against a state agency, the United States Department of Health and Human Service ("HHS") announced on June 26, 2012 that it had entered a Resolution Agreement with Alaska's... Read More

Video: Arthur Gallagher's DePaul On The Evolution Of Cyber Insurance
Posted on 20 Aug 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

Joe DePaul, Area Senior Vice President of Management & Professional Liability with Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, spoke during the "NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum" held in Philadelphia on June 7 and... Read More

Video: Cyber Security Dangers Posed By Portable Devices
Posted on 9 Sep 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

John Mullen Sr. of Nelson de Luca & Horst, one of the chairmen of the NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum held in June, moderated a panel of experts on the special cyber risks presented by portable storage devices such as laptops... Read More