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The Data Report - Data Security and Privacy
7 minutes | Jan 1, 2018
Special Report: The 2018 Data Security Forecast
2017 saw increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks on both state institutions and businesses, leading to growing public awareness and interest in data security and information management. In this episode of The Data Report, Litigation attorney Jay Ward discusses the data security forecast for 2018. Trends including the GDPR, Privacy Shield, further regulation of the Internet of Things, cryptocurrencies, and other topics are explored.
7 minutes | Dec 24, 2017
Episode 26: The Internet of Things (Part III): The Internet of Things for Business
In this episode of The Data Report, Litigation attorney Jay Ward discusses what the Internet of Things means for businesses. He speaks about how companies can incorporate and securely manage it, and emphasizes that while it is a powerful tool, it can also pose significant risks.
7 minutes | Dec 17, 2017
Episode 25: The Internet of Things (Part II): Cybersecurity & Networked Devices
In part two of the "Internet of Things," Litigation attorney Jay Ward explores how a single compromised device can threaten a system of devices interconnected via the internet. Jay discusses the methods used to access and manipulate technology, and steps to safeguard against cybersecurity threats.
8 minutes | Dec 11, 2017
Special Report: Data Security for Travelers
This week on The Data Report, Litigation attorney Jay Ward discusses data security for travelers. He highlights tips for maintaining your privacy while on the road, including using a VPN and only accessing webmail from a known secure network. Taking simple measures to ensure your devices are secure in public spaces is a low-tech solution to a high-tech problem.
7 minutes | Dec 3, 2017
Episode 24: The Internet of Things (Part I)
Litigation attorney Jay Ward discusses the "Internet of Things," or systems of devices interconnected via the internet, in a new module of The Data Report. Jay explores the various types of devices, including Amazon's Alexa, and highlights some of the opportunities and trade-offs associated with their use.
8 minutes | Nov 27, 2017
Episode 23: Workplace Data Security (Part IV): Internal Data Management
Having a team that understands the significance of the information your company possesses is invaluable. In this episode of The Data Report, Litigation attorney Jay Ward discusses how a thoughtful approach to training, oversight, and document management can help educate employees and safeguard your company from a possible data security breach.
7 minutes | Nov 21, 2017
Special Report: Data Security Tips This Holiday Season
In a special edition of The Data Report, Litigation attorney Jay Ward discusses items to bear in mind during the biggest spending season of the year. Jay's holiday data security tips include taking regular inventory of your expenditures, maintaining good data security hygiene, and taking the time to tie up loose ends before the end of the year.
7 minutes | Nov 13, 2017
Episode 22: Workplace Data Security: The C-Suite Trio
Litigation attorney Jay Ward explores the emerging C-Suite trio of Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, and Chief Information Security Officers in this episode of The Data Report. Jay highlights the importance of understanding the differences between the three and discusses what should be considered when deciding what is sensible for your own company's data security and information management needs.
8 minutes | Nov 7, 2017
Episode 21: Workplace Data Security (Part II): Employee Negligence
Litigation attorney Jay Ward discusses employee negligence related to data security in this episode of The Data Report. He highlights the importance of incorporating good data security hygiene into policy, which in turn reinforces that a company takes data security and privacy issues seriously. By acknowledging the appropriate use of company devices, the scope of access to information, and what employees are expected to do in their use with company information, a company can help educate their employees and mitigate risk.
8 minutes | Nov 1, 2017
Episode 20: Workplace Data Security(Part I): Identifying Red Flags
Litigation attorney Jay Ward begins a new module discussing workplace privacy and data security. This episode of The Data Report focuses on best practices for businesses to follow in order to protect their own information, their client's information, and their overall health in the market.
10 minutes | Oct 22, 2017
Episode 19: International Law (Part IV): Conducting Business in Russia & China
In this episode of The Data Report, Litigation attorney Jay Ward discusses two other big players in the international data security scene, Russia and China. Jay begins by discussing Russia's data localization law, which requires businesses to house data on Russian citizens in Russia. He also examines China's Cybersecurity Law and touches on how companies doing business with and in these two countries can remain compliant.
10 minutes | Oct 12, 2017
Episode 18: International Law (Part III): Privacy Shield
In this episode of The Data Report, Litigation attorney Jay Ward discusses compliance with the GDPR requirements. Jay examines "Privacy Shield," the framework that provides a set of procedures for U.S. companies to follow in order to protect EU citizens' data. He discusses what it protects, who should participate, and what could happen if it's overturned by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
9 minutes | Oct 10, 2017
Episode 17: International Law (Part II): What the GDPR Means for American Companies
In this episode of The Data Report, Litigation attorney Jay Ward expands his discussion on the GDPR, examining what it means for American companies and how thoughtful steps can be taken when analyzing how to prepare for compliance. Jay discusses the stringent requirements of the GDPR, how they differ from U.S. law, and best practices for avoiding regulatory action because of its global reach.
7 minutes | Oct 2, 2017
Episode 16: International Law (Part I): The GDPR
In this episode, Litigation attorney Jay Ward introduces module five, a four-part series on international law. Jay explores the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), definining what it is, how it applies, why it's important, and considerations for how it can impact your business in the U.S.
7 minutes | Sep 25, 2017
Episode 15: When It All Goes Wrong (Part IV): Setting the Narrative
In this episode of The Data Report, Litigation attorney Jay Ward highlights the importance of setting a strong narrative in the wake of a data breach. Demonstrating internally and externally that there is an understanding of the gravity of the situation and steps are being taken to resolve it not only preserves the confidence and trust of clients, but can also help guard against regulatory enforcement actions. Jay cites successes and failures from past hacking scandals including Wyndham Hotels and Target.
7 minutes | Sep 22, 2017
Special Report (Part II): The Equifax Data Breach
Litigation attorney Jay Ward studies Equifax's conduct in the aftermath of the data breach in this episode of The Data Report. Jay discusses the company's missteps, including accidentally directing customers to a fake phishing site, and uses examples to highlight the importance of creating an information management protocol before a breach happens.
10 minutes | Sep 21, 2017
Special Report (Part I): The Equifax Data Breach
Litigation attorney Jay Ward explores the massive Equifax data breach, which has affected as many as 143 million Americans, in this special edition of The Data Report. Jay summarizes what happened, explains the ramifications Equifax could face from the Federal Trade Commission and from private lawsuits, and discusses the lessons to be learned from the breach.
10 minutes | Aug 28, 2017
Episode 14: When It All Goes Wrong (Part III): Zero Day
Once a data breach is discovered there is a limited amount of time to begin assessing, addressing, and eliminating the problem. In this episode of The Data Report, Litigation attorney Jay Ward discusses the steps that should be taken within the first 24-48 hours after a breach is uncovered to protect yourself, your clients, and to mitigate the risks of a lawsuits or regulatory enforcement actions.
10 minutes | Aug 21, 2017
Episode 13: When It All Goes Wrong (Part II): We Are the Weakest Link
Litigation attorney Jay Ward discusses how hackers use malicious tools to gain access to your systems in this episode of The Data Report. He explores the differences between phishing and spoofing and highlights how human error is to blame for most data breaches.
8 minutes | Aug 13, 2017
Episode 12: When It All Goes Wrong (Part I): Malicious Tools
The fourth module of The Data Report discusses the nature of data breaches, who might be responsible, what typically happens, what should happen, and what you can do to prepare for a breach. Litigation attorney Jay Ward begins by discussing the types of malicious tools, such as malware, hackers use and the damage they can cause.
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