Why every CIO needs a cybersecurity attorney (my comments on why this is my favorite article ever)

Wow, this article seriously just made my day. I will apologize in advance to my friend and CSO writer and Michael Santarcangelo (@catalyst), but this may very well be my favorite article -- anywhere -- of all time! And, thank you, Tom Hulsey (@TomHulsey), for sharing it with me! As for you, Ms. Kacy Zurkus (@KSZ714), all I can … Continue reading Why every CIO needs a cybersecurity attorney (my comments on why this is my favorite article ever)

Business Guide: Identifying and Protecting Trade Secrets Under the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act

Trade secrets are the lifeblood of a company but it can be a difficult issue to understand. Here is a free guide to help you identify and protect your company's trade secrets. DOWNLOAD: Texas Business Guide for Identifying and Protecting Trade Secrets Yes, Your Business Has Trade Secrets Whether they realize it or not, virtually … Continue reading Business Guide: Identifying and Protecting Trade Secrets Under the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act

Yes, an Employee Really Can Steal Your Data and Then SLAPP You for It?

Yes, in California it just happened!The fact that this happened in California should be of no comfort to Texas businesses, however, because the Texas Anti-SLAPP law comes from California and, therefore, California jurisprudence is considered persuasive authority in Texas. This means that in the not so distant future Texas employees could steal their employers’ data and … Continue reading Yes, an Employee Really Can Steal Your Data and Then SLAPP You for It?

Collin County Bench Bar Presentation on Cyber Risks to Lawyers #CCBBF

This morning I have the privilege of speaking at the Collin County Bench Bar Conference and talking with a tremendous group of Collin County Judges and Lawyers about the risks that lawyers, their clients, and their law practices face from data insecurity issues. Here is the Prezi presentation that I will be using - take … Continue reading Collin County Bench Bar Presentation on Cyber Risks to Lawyers #CCBBF

Prezi: Data Breach! Hacking! Corporate Espionage! Are you listening yet???

I recently had the pleasure of speaking to a great group of Plano, Frisco, McKinney, and other Collin County lawyers in the Collin County Bar Association's Corporate Counsel Section about the current trends and risks involving data breach, computer fraud, corporate espionage and the overall threats to companies' data and intellectual property, especially trade secrets. Here … Continue reading Prezi: Data Breach! Hacking! Corporate Espionage! Are you listening yet???