Posts Tagged Digital Information Law

Uncle Sam doesn’t have a clue on data privacy, cyber crime laws, and neither do we!

The point of the article that is the source of the quote below is exactly right: there is no consistency, cohesiveness, or harmony with the cyber crime and data privacy laws. I believe there are several reasons but these are the two that are most prominent: The cyber crime and data privacy laws are a patchwork collection […]

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Data Breach Judgment: Will Home Depot Be the One to “Get It”?

Will Home Depot be the one that’s “gonna get it”? Based upon the information we are learning, it could be. Way back in 2011 I wrote Data Breach — Who’s Gonna Get it? and it scared people. For good reason. In that piece I wrote of how one day, in the future, a company would come along that […]

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3 Steps the C-Suite Can Take to Strengthen Cyber Security

The C-Suite is ultimately responsible for failures of a company’s cyber security. A recent example of this is how Target’s CEO, CTO, and several Board Members were pushed out in the wake of its data breach. SEE BELOW FOR EVENT REGISTRATION! This puts leaders in a difficult position. It is almost a statistical certainty that […]

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Social Media Law Presentation Slides for MENG Webinar

I recently had the pleasure of presenting a nationally broadcast webinar on social media law to MENG (Marketing Executives Networking Group) which is a national network of top-level marketing executives. You can learn more about MENG by visiting its website and you can learn more about my presentation by visiting MENG’s webpage promoting the webinar. Thanks to the hard […]

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What is Corporate Espionage, Industrial Espionage, Cyber Espionage, and Economic Espionage? The DOJ Explains …

What is Cyber Espionage? Corporate espionage, industrial espionage, and cyber espionage all generally mean the same thing: (1) intentionally targeting or acquiring trade secrets of companies to benefit any foreign government, foreign instrumentality, or foreign agent, (FBI) which means, in simpler terms, (2) espionage conducted to gain a commercial advantage (Wikipedia). What is this not? This […]

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