Kaspersky Lab is once again in the news as questions are being raised about the role of Kaspersky software in a reported hack of the National Security Agency. The story repeats the all-too-frequent scenario of an employee—in this case a … Continue Reading
“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
The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued long-anticipated guidance to help covered entities and their business associates — including cloud service providers (CSPs) — comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) … Continue Reading
On January 11, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced the 2016 examination priorities list. For the third year in a row, cybersecurity is a top concern, especially with regard to internal security program assessment and evaluation. This year the … Continue Reading
After the October 6, 2015, decision of the CJEU, it is clear that transfers of personal data may no longer take place under the Safe Harbor. This was confirmed with no ambiguity by the Article 29 Working Party (Group 29, … Continue Reading
In a recent opinion, the National Labor Relations Board (the Board) found an employer violated Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (Section 7) because it issued a policy designed to curb workplace negativity and gossip. Consistent with past … Continue Reading
The American Banker is reporting that the FDIC took action against eight companies in the final quarter of 2013 — most of which were community banks. Among the concerns raised in those enforcement actions were data privacy … Continue Reading