April 2018

Cryptocurrency Regulations are Taking Shape

As originally seen in Law Technology Today.Despite significant recent media coverage, questions remain regarding how regulators will treat cryptocurrencies. In light of these questions, it is critical for business leaders and investors to understand how U.

Does Your Business Have A Customer, User, Employee, Member, Investor, Or Prospect Who Lives In The European Economic Area?

If you answered "yes"If your business collects “personal data” from a resident of the European Union or of any of the additional three states in the European Economic Area, you must comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by Ma…

June 2017

Does a Ransomware Attack Mean There Was a Data Breach?

“Data held hostage.”  Years – even months – ago, the concept may have sounded absurd.  Today, it is becoming all too common. Ransomware has quickly become a household term, due, in part, to the recent WannaCry attack.  When a ransomware attack s…

March 2016

Data breach preparedness for NH businesses

Businesses today are collecting and storing more personal information than ever before, but their data security systems may not have kept pace.Data security plans are especially important for businesses in the Granite State, which has specific laws mandati…

October 2015

EU-US Safe Harbor Principles Ruled Invalid

On October 6, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that the EU-US Safe Harbor arrangement is invalid. The Safe Harbor Principles, which have been in effect since 2000, enabled US companies to import personal data from EU countries without…

September 2015

Data Security: Are you doing all you can?

The University of California, Los Angeles, Health System on Tuesday said that a laptop containing medical record numbers, health information used for treatment plans and the names of about 1,200 patients was stolen from a faculty member in July.Could that…