Category: law

Insiders on the outside

Homeland Security Magazine has a very interesting case study on an insider threat case involving DirecTV.  In this case, the insider was a sort-of third…

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Malicious data leaks and corporate liability – a tale of two countries

Databreaches.net had a link to a very interesting article about corporate liability for an employee’s malicious leaking of employee information.  What was most striking to…

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your passcode can take the fifth, but not your finger

Now, here is a head scratcher… a circuit court in Virginia has ruled that while law enforcement cannot force you to reveal the passcode for…

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more details – microsoft’s deal with the nsa

This article from the Guardian claims that our friends in Redmond are cooperating with the NSA to give the spying agency access to all sorts…

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NLRB continues push to regulate social media in non union companies

It seems that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is continuing to extend its push into the regulation of social media in non unionized work…

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more (and better) social media guidance from the nlrb

A while back, I wrote about how US organizations writing social media policies need to beware of the National Labor Relations Board’s requirements that these…

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sec breach reporting requirements for publicly traded companies

If you are an information professional at a publicly traded company, I would strongly suggest reading a recent blog post by Richard Bejtlich about the…

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is your company’s social media policy legal?

As the line between work and personal life becomes thinner and thinner, employee use of social media sites has become a more and more important…

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violate corporate policies, go to jail?

This week, the Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals ruled on a case which has an important impact on us information security types: US vs….

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