The impact of ongoing ransomware events in the healthcare and broader business communities compel us both professionally and personally to self-reflect and to ask tough questions like “how ready are we?” “can we really do anything to prevent it from
As many of us know, there has been a recent expanded awareness of the Coronavirus here in the United States since the virus first impacted China in late 2019.
Technology has transformed the way in which students are learning. Schools increasingly integrate IoT devices and third-party applications into the everyday delivery and management of education.
The SHIELD Act has been signed into law, and is effective in New York State on March 22, 2020. As always, Beckage lawyers are available to assist in addressing any questions you may have regarding data security developments. Find out more here.
On June 27, 2019 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) hosted its fourth annual privacy conference PrivacyCon. Tasked with protecting consumers against privacy and security violations, at PrivacyCon
The Federal Aviation Administration forecasts rapid growth in the commercial drone industry with drone registrations expected to exceed 800k by 2023. Read below why operators, especially in commercial applications, must be aware of drone flying laws.
An increasing number of companies are implementing biometric identifiers across a wide variety of industries. While biometrics streamline the identification process privacy concerns may arise and several states have passed or proposed biometric laws.
Let’s examine a few questions you should ask before signing up for a pen test or vulnerability assessment:
The CPPA aims to sets forth landmark privacy rights for Californians and becomes effective January 1, 2020. These bills are actions to advance proposed changes through the legislative process. Read the most notable clarifications from the bills here.
Once again, March 1st nears. And with it comes a cybersecurity compliance milestone for those entities operating under New York’s insurance, finance and banking laws. Let’s breakdown what this means...
Does the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation apply to your non-EU company? State-side, this is the million-dollar question that many US based companies are still grappling with today – some 8 months after the GDPR’s enactment.
The New York State Department of Financial Services issued a Cybersecurity Regulation that carried with it several compliance milestones applicable to “Covered Entities” under the Regulation.
Headlines confirm data breaches continue to be a threat to companies regardless of size. From reputational harm, disruption to your daily business, to significant monetary penalties and litigation, potential effects of a data breach are important.
In the wake of the #MeToo movement and widespread attention on sexual harassment in the workplace, on April 12 Governor Cuomo passed into law the 2019 Budget, which included a package of laws aimed at combating sexual harassment.
Handbooks are a document that must be updated regularly (ideally annually) to ensure compliance with evolving federal, state and local laws as well as fast-moving changes to technology.
While the specifics vary, the international trend in adopting a comprehensive privacy law to govern all sectors, industries and emerging technologies remains.