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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

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

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

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

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