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Courts Starting To Weigh In On Laws Governing Data Security

by Ronald Weikers, Leslie Spasser and Rebecca Conner The laws governing data security impose varying obligations on businesses that maintain data, and courts are starting to weigh in as to the duties that exist between business customers and their vendors. This article summarizes recent legal developments...

Keller And Heckman LLP: Are You Covered For Cyber Attacks?

If your company collects credit cards, financial data or other personal information from consumers online, make sure you review your insurance portfolio to ensure your company is covered in the event of a "cyber attack." While virtually all companies have third-party comprehensive general liability...

Troutman Sanders LLP: Choosing a Unified Voice Messaging System: Data Security and E-Discovery Implications

The digital era has brought about changes to all forms of business communication, including voicemail. Historically, voicemail messages were stored on analog tapes, but, in the past decade, companies have increasingly utilized digital technology for their voicemail systems. Now, many companies have implemented...

Keller and Heckman LLP - U.S. Privacy and Data Security Developments: Impact on Retailers

The privacy and data security landscape is rapidly evolving in the U.S. and abroad. The emergence of new technologies and new media for collecting, using, and sharing personal information collected from consumers, and new thinking about privacy best practices, affects a range of businesses. Retailers...

Troutman Sanders LLP: Risks Associated With Bring Your Own Device ('BYOD') Policies

Over the past year, more and more employers are letting their employees connect personal smartphones or tablets to the employer's network. Some companies have even stopped supplying their employees with computers; instead, employees bring their own laptops to work (or work remotely from home). ...

What You Need to Know About NSA Mass Telephone Call Tracking

By David Bender The flood of recent articles disclosing that the National Security Agency has engaged in a massive acquisition of information concerning the telephone communications of millions of Americans has shocked many. While sensationalizing this acquisition, most articles avoid discussing whether...

Keller and Heckman LLP Telecom Business Alert – 900 MHz Broadband, Drones, Net Neutrality, FirstNet, NG911, And Data Security

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 Alliance (EWA). The Petition seeks to realign...