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Foley & Lardner LLP: Have Your Safeguards For Protecting Confidential Information Kept Pace With Your Next-Generation Manufacturing Processes?
Posted on 6 Dec 2013 by Foley & Lardner LLP

Today’s next-generation manufacturing is marked by speed and technology. However, technology can be a double-edged sword. On one hand, technological innovations and advancements have resulted in a manufacturing resurgence in the United States. On... Read More

Peter S. Vogel: How to Avoid Cloud Contract Disasters
Posted on 3 Dec 2013 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel | A bad cloud contract can devastate any business, and a recent article “ 8 sure-fire ways to screw up a cloud contrac t” should be a wake-up call, but unfortunately many businesses learn the hard way. By way of example... Read More

Foley & Lardner LLP: 3 Trending Topics in IoT: Privacy, Security, and Fog Computing
Posted on 5 Nov 2015 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Shabbi S. Khan Cisco has estimated that there will be 50 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices connected to the Internet by the year 2020. IoT has been a buzzword over the past couple of years. However, the buzz surrounding IoT in the year 2015... Read More

Peter S. Vogel: Is the Android Part of Google’s Antitrust Strategy?
Posted on 6 Oct 2015 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel The NY Times reported that “regulators are looking at whether Google unfairly uses the software to promote its other dominant services.” The report entitled “ F.T.C. Is Said to Investigate Claims That Google Used... Read More

Peter S. Vogel: Ransomware Alert: Client Data at Risk for Lawyers and Accountants!
Posted on 6 Oct 2015 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel The volume of Ransomware is increasing dramatically after malware is downloaded by unsuspecting employees “encrypts a user or company’s fi­les and forces them to pay a fee to the hacker in order to regain access to... Read More

Foley & Lardner LLP: Why Study the Draft 2014 National Nanotech Initiative Strategic Plan?
Posted on 6 Dec 2013 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Stephen B. Mathus The NNI has just released its 2014 draft Strategic Plan for public comment. Aside from the opportunity to submit comments, becoming familiar with the plan offers a number of benefits to nanotech ventures. One is that it provides... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP Telecom Business Alert – 900 MHz Broadband, Drones, Net Neutrality, FirstNet, NG911, And Data Security
Posted on 8 Jul 2015 by Keller and Heckman LLP

900 MHz Reallocation | Almost a dozen parties filed comments last week in response to the FCC’s Public Notice seeking input on a supplement to the Petition for Rulemaking filed jointly by Pacific DataVision, Inc. (PDV) and the Enterprise Wireless... Read More

Supreme Court: Police Can’t Search Cell Phones Without Warrant
Posted on 25 Jun 2014 by Mark Rogers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The police generally may not, without a warrant, search digital information on a cell phone seized from a person who has been arrested, the U.S. Supreme Court found today, ruling on two cases consolidated on appeal... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: FFIEC Tool Helps You Assess Cyber Risk
Posted on 8 Jul 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) has released its long-awaited Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (Assessment) to help financial institutions identify the inherent risks faced by a company and determine the level of maturity of... Read More

Peter S. Vogel: Mimecast Confesses that Cloud Mail Outage was DDoS Attack!
Posted on 29 Sep 2015 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel The Mimecast Incident Report stated that the US Data Centers and disruption of millions of emails were caused by a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack on September 21 from “10:46 am EST – 5:32pm EST.” The... Read More

Zurich’s Brad Gow on Cyber Coverage – Part 1
Posted on 7 Jan 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

Brad Gow says the decade-old business of providing coverage for computer networks has changed dramatically in a short time. As senior vice president at Zurich North America focusing on professional liability, Gow says a business that used to be about... Read More

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Troutman Sanders LLP: 'Facing' Reality: Facebook Knows What You Look Like
Posted on 8 Aug 2012 by Troutman Sanders

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... Read More

Zurich’s Brad Gow on Cyber Coverage – Part 2
Posted on 7 Jan 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

Brad Gow says the decade-old business of providing coverage for computer networks has changed dramatically in a short time. As senior vice president at Zurich North America focusing on professional liability, Gow says a business that used to be about... Read More

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Peter S. Vogel: Cyber Rewards – A New Concept In Airline Mileage Reward Program?
Posted on 17 Jul 2015 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel According to the Washington Post United Airlines “had rewarded two people with 1 million free miles of air travel each for discovering and disclosing software defects through the airlines “bug bounty” program…... Read More

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