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Law Firms’ Data Duty: Protecting Client Information From Cybercriminals

Posted in Cyber Insurance, Cybersecurity, Data breach, Data Security, Health Information, Information Management, Litigation, Other, Privacy

The impact from the recent Petya/NotPetya ransomware attack — or what was reported as a ransomware attack but now appears to be something even more damaging — continues to spread around the globe, with several new companies coming forward as … Continue Reading

Cybersecurity Threats May Impact Your Digital Health

Posted in Consumer Privacy/FTC, Cybersecurity, Data breach, Data Protection and Competition, Health Information

As the healthcare industry continues to embrace the Internet of Things, cybersecurity may present unprecedented health and privacy risks to patients. Wireless-enabled medical devices are increasingly common. For some patients, this means that their hearts are, quite literally, connected … Continue Reading

Industry Insight: Information Governance – Leverage Your Business Intelligence and Reduce Risk

Posted in Cybersecurity, Data breach, Data Protection and Competition

The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight.” – Carly Fiorina, former CEO, Hewlett-Packard Co.

The most valuable asset of every organization is information. Organizing, analyzing and optimizing this complex source of business intelligence … Continue Reading

A Storm Brews: Retailers Push Back Against Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards

Posted in Data breach, Financial Services Information Management, FTC enforcement, Retail

As businesses and financial institutions grapple with data security in the wake of high profile breaches, tensions between retailers and the credit card industry over the creation and implementation of security standards appear to be growing. The disagreements between these … Continue Reading

8th Circuit: Financial Institution Bond Provides Coverage for Fraudulent Wire Transfers

Posted in Cyber Insurance, Cybersecurity, Data breach

With policyholders facing increased losses from hacking and business email compromise, insurers are fighting hard to escape their obligations under financial institution bonds, crime policies and cyber insurance policies. In a case that  bolsters policyholders seeking coverage for digital fraud, … Continue Reading