Are You Prepared in the Case of a Data Breach?

I recently had the pleasure of representing the Association of Corporate Counsel by moderating a panel at the National Bar Association conference in Scottsdale, AZ. The panel, “Understanding Cybersecurity Risks: Issues & Trends,” included four exceptional speakers: Marcus A. Christian, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP; Lillian S. Hardy, Counsel, Hogan Lovells; Antonio D. Robinson, Vice President, … Continue reading Are You Prepared in the Case of a Data Breach?

Safe Harbor is Dead! A Primer on EU Data Transfer And Why We Should Care

The latter part of 2015 saw social media and legal alerts blowing up about the EU/US Safe Harbor and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”). Unless one is a privacy professional working with European data, one probably is relatively unfamiliar with the EU/US Safe Harbor and just what is going on. Here is … Continue reading Safe Harbor is Dead! A Primer on EU Data Transfer And Why We Should Care

Balancing Security and Privacy in BYOD

According to Forrester Research, more than half of North American and European organizations are developing bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies in the workplace. However, letting employees use their personal mobile devices for work-related purposes can cause problems relating to company security policies, laws and employee privacy perceptions. Many businesses, for example, have deployed enterprise mobility management (EMM) … Continue reading Balancing Security and Privacy in BYOD

Five Best Practices for Securing Mobile Devices and Everything They Touch

In the span of just one year from 2012 to 2013, smartphone thefts in the U.S. nearly doubled to 3.1 million, according to Consumer Reports. Every one of those losses and thefts could enable multiple security breaches for businesses and organizations. Why? Because confidential data stored on a mobile phone isn’t the only asset that’s … Continue reading Five Best Practices for Securing Mobile Devices and Everything They Touch

Social Media + Mobile = New Privacy and Security Risks

What increased 66 percent in the span of just a few months? The amount of court cases where social media content was key evidence. That trend means it’s a matter of when, not if, your organization winds up embroiled in a case centering around social content. Skeptical? Consider how the selection of social media services … Continue reading Social Media + Mobile = New Privacy and Security Risks

You’ve Adopted a BYOD Mobile Strategy. Now What?

If you are among the 74 percent of organizations using or adopting a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy then you know that the key to a successful enterprise mobile strategy is understanding not only technology, but also human nature.1 When employees are allowed to use their personal smartphone or tablet for work there’s a marked uptick to … Continue reading You’ve Adopted a BYOD Mobile Strategy. Now What?

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