Category Archives: Corporate Security

New Cybersecurity Guidance Released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology: What You Need to Know for Your Business

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”)1 has released the fourth revision of its standard-setting computer security guide, Special Publication 800-53 titled Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations2 (“SP 800-53 Revision 4”), and this marks a very important release in the world of data privacy controls and standards. First published in 2005, SP …

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What’s New Out There? A Trade and Business Regulatory Update

Proposed DoD Rule: Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts (DFARS Case 2012-D-005) On May 16, 2013, the Department of Defense (“DoD”) issued a proposed rule that would amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (“DFARS”) relating to the detection and avoidance of counterfeit parts, in partial implementation of the National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) …

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Weighing Going Private or Sale to Carl Icahn, Dell Cuts off Info

As Dell Inc. considers its future after a massive loss in value over the past decade, the question may fundamentally be this: are the company’s problems are the result of poor leadership or a relatively straightforward matter of shedding its stock obligations? Two proposals are on the table. First, founder Michael Dell has proposed taking …

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“Actually, Someone Knows You are a Dog”– the Chinese Regulation Efforts on Private Data Protection

Do you have privacy in the era of information? “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” First published in The New Yorker on July 5, 1993, this widely known and recognized saying has been quoted many times to describe the anonymous feature of Internet. However, now this description has been drifting from the truth. …

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Second Circuit Bars Criminal Defendant from Accessing Assets Frozen by Regulators

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently upheld a district court’s refusal to release nearly $4 million in assets frozen by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to help a defendant fund his criminal defense. Stephen Walsh, a defendant in a criminal fraud case, had requested the …

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Trade Secret Misappropriation: When An Insider Takes Your Trade Secrets With Them

Raymond Law Group LLC‘s Stephen G. Troiano recently had an article, Trade Secret Misappropriation: When An Insider Takes Your Trade Secrets With Them, featured in The National Law Review: While companies are often focused on outsider risks such as breach of their systems through a stolen laptop or hacking, often the biggest risk is from insiders themselves. Such …

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Brace for Impact – Final HITECH Rules Will Require Substantially More Breach Reporting

The National Law Review recently published an article, Brace for Impact – Final HITECH Rules Will Require Substantially More Breach Reporting, written by Elizabeth H. Johnson with Poyner Spruill LLP:   The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has finally issued its omnibus HITECH Rules.  Our firm will issue a comprehensive summary of the rules shortly (sign …

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Cyber Attacks Hit Major Banks. Is Your Business Next?

Roy E. Hadley, Jr. and Joan L. Long of Barnes & Thornburg LLP recently had an article regarding Cyber Attacks published in The National Law Review: Over the past week, several websites belonging to some of the largest banks in the country have been hacked in what experts are calling one of the “biggest cyber attacks they’ve ever seen.” As this CNN Money article points out, the …

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New York Enhances Employee and Consumer Privacy Rights Under its Social Security Number Protection Law

Michael S. Arnold of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. recently had an article regarding New York’s Social Security Number Protection Law featured in The National Law Review: Four years ago, New York enacted a Social Security Number Protection Law, N.Y. Gen. Bus. Law, §399-dd, aimed at combating identity theft by requiring employers to better safeguard …

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NY City Bar White Collar Crime Institute

The National Law Review is pleased to bring you information about the inaugural White Collar Crime Institute, on Monday, May 14, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in New York City, NY. This excellent review of developments in criminal and regulatory enforcement has been organized by our White Collar Criminal Law Committee, chaired John F. Savarese of Wachtell Lipton Rosen …

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