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Is the rejection of security advice by users really rational? A response to Cormac Herley

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2010

In the April 11, 2010, Boston Globe, there is an extended discussion of an article by Cormac Herley of Microsoft entitled, "So Long, And No Thanks for the Externalities: The Rational Rejection of Security Advice by Users."

NIST launches web site for national strategy for trusted identities in cyberspace

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a federal agency within the Department of Commerce, has launched a web site detailing the President Obama's proposed National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC

"Foreign spies stealing US economic secrets in cyberspace"

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 3 2011

With an inflammatory title like "Foreign Spies Stealing US Economic Secrets in Cyberspace," the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive's "Report to Congress on Foreign Economic Collection and Industrial Espionage, 2009-2011" is tough to ignore

Massachusetts Attorney General secures $140,000 settlement of claims that patient information was left in a town dump

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2013

The Massachusetts Attorney General announced today that the former owners of a medical billing practice and four pathology groups have agreed to

HHS OCR issues guidance regarding methods for de-identification of PHI in accordance with HIPAA

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 27 2012

On November 26, HHS OCR released guidance regarding methods for de-identification of protected health information in accordance with the HIPAA Privacy Rule

Facebook settles FTC charges that it deceived consumers, agrees to 20 year consent order

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 29 2011

In a settlement announced today by the Federal Trade Commission and Facebook, the social networking service agreed to settle "charges that it deceived consumers by telling them they could keep their information on Facebook private, and then repeatedly allowing it to be shared and made public," according to the FTC's press release

New Hampshire struggles with First Circuit precedent on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, too

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2013

An interesting article by Jeffrey Spear that appeared in the New Hampshire Bar News in July shows that the federal district court in New Hampshire is

The wait is over! HHS finally issues revised HIPAA privacy and security regulations

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2013

Nearly four years after the passage of the HITECH Act and its amendments to HIPAA, and nearly three years after it proposed regulatory amendments

You call that a password? Passwords used to protect personal health information in clinical trials are cracked more than 90 of the time

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 23 2011

In a recent article in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, the strength of passwords in clinical trials was analyzed

More consumer data security and privacy legislation introduced

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2011

The latest legislator to enter into the federal data security and privacy sweepstakes is Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) who introduced legislation, S. 1535, on September 8