The Sky Is Falling: If You Aren’t Paperless, Remote Technology Is Useless & You May Not Be Ethically Competent

By Daniel J. Siegel, Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel LLC   The sky is falling! The sky is falling! I am always being accused of being the Chicken Little of law office technology, always warning attorneys and law firms that they need to use technology and remove the leech of dependency on traditional methods
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An Approach to Discharging the Duty of “Reasonable Care” in Data Breach Matters

By Joseph Decker and Brett Creasy, CCE, CISSP, bit-x-bit LLC   When a company is targeted and a data breach results, the exposure can be staggering.  To take the most extreme example, Equifax’s Jan. 13, 2020 settlement of a 2017 class action data breach lawsuit, regarding a breach incident that affected approximately 147 million people,
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New Nevada Privacy Law Requires Attention of Businesses and Websites Nationwide

By Devin Chwastyk, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC   While the California Consumer Privacy Act (effective Jan. 1, 2020) has been getting the lion’s share of attention, Nevada’s Senate Bill No. 220 (SB 220) already went into effect on Oct. 1, 2019.  SB 220 gives Nevada citizens the right to opt out of the sale
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California and the UK take the Lead in Securing Internet of Things (IoT) Devices

By Chase J. Wright, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC   Set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2020, Senate Bill 327 and Assembly Bill 1906, together, require that manufacturers of internet-connected devices increase their security capabilities to better protect consumer data transmitted from those devices. The new California legislation, signed into law on Sept. 28,
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