Emerging COVID-19 Exposure Notification Technology, Data Privacy, and Cybersecurity Issues

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has raised its own set of data privacy and cybersecurity issues, as people turn to technological solutions to assist with the daunting task of quickly identifying cases of infection (despite persistent problems with availability of diagnostic and serologic testing) and stopping the spread of the disease (despite the phased relaxation of
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FTC Undertakes 10-Year Review of Health Breach Notification Rule, Seeks Public Comments

On April 15, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published a notice of its intent to conduct a 10-year review of the Health Breach Notification Rule (HBN Rule) (85 FR 20889) and announced on May 8, 2020 that it would be requesting public comment. The comment period will remain open for 90 days after the
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5 Concepts to Consider When Drafting a Privacy Policy

By Mark L. Farina, Klineburger & Nussey   Privacy policies, we have all seen them.  Whether large booklets of small type, pop-up messages requiring an affirmative “click,” or long scrolling lists of dense text, their universal intent is to inform users about the collection and interaction of data they provide.  For this article, “users” refers
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Website Security, SEO, Portals & Legal Ethics

By Jennifer Ellis, Esq.   These days most businesses have websites that market to potential clients/customers. Also, some businesses offer a portal through which they communicate with clients/customers. Of course, many businesses take payments through their sites. For law firms, all these issues come into play. However, law firms must be cautious about meeting ethical
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