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Internet, Information Technology & e-Discovery Blog Blog

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Terrible news! But no big surprise that plastic hotel keys pose security risks!

USA - April 26 2018 Businessinsurance.com reported that security consultants at F-Secure (a Finnish data security company) discovered about a year ago that by “getting…

CLOUD Act dramatically changes international privacy laws (and eDiscovery)!

USA - April 24 2018 Without any public hearings, review, or public comment Congress created the CLOUD Act which was signed into law as part of the $1.3 trillion…

71% of US federal agencies have reported Cybersecurity breaches!

USA - April 15 2018 Darkreading.com reported that “Federal agencies must protect sensitive data and both thwart bad guys hunting for citizens’ private data and…

IBM Cybersecurity teams with Willis Towers Watson

USA - April 13 2018 Willis Towers Watson “a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth…

Facebook settles theft of trade secret lawsuit on the eve of Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimony!

USA - April 10 2018 Law360.com reported that “Facebook told a California federal judge Monday it had reached a mid-trial settlement of BladeRoom Group Ltd.’s $365 million…

Don’t trust public Wifi is one of 5 ways to avoid fraud this tax season!

USA - April 7 2018 Darkreading.com reported very bad news about tax season fraud that “Sixty days into the 2017 tax season, that same preparer had 1.5 million user…

HIPAA Privacy Rules Changes Proposed by OCR!

USA - March 29 2018 Healthcareinfosecurity.com reported that OCR (Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights) which is the “HIPAA enforcement agency…

No surprise - Cyber attacks directed at Cryptocurrency!

Australia, USA - March 27 2018 Darkreading.com reported that Web injects have led to “recent evidence of threat actors using Web injects to target cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase…

Mark Zuckerberg requested to testify to Congress about Facebook/Cambridge Analytica Privacy

USA - March 23 2018 The Washington Post reported that there was an official request for Mark Zuckerberg to testify at the House Energy and Commerce Committee since the…

Blockchain insurance promises faster claims payments and cheaper coverage!

USA - March 20 2018 Insurance.com reported that Allstate Insurance is optimistic that “Blockchain has the potential to revolutionize underwriting…” The March 16, 2018…