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Line between work, life blurs in digital age

Green. Green. Green. Red! Red! Red! If you remember the days of the Blackberry smartphone, you remember its blinking green and red light. Green meant...

Keeping data off darknet

(Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series on business-related cybersecurity issues. See part one here.) When it comes to cybersecurity, few topics...

Devise a plan before a data breach

(Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series on business-related cyber­security issues. See part two here.) YOU’RE SURROUNDED BY FAMILY and friends on...

Still not too late for GDPR compliance

In the previous two installments of this series, we introduced businesses to the new General Data Protection Regulation that went into effect in May....

Security measures, breach notifications key to minimizing exposure to GDPR liability

By now, you have likely heard something about the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation that went into effect May 25. The GDPR...

EU’s data protection law targets worldwide business community

You recently received a flurry of emails from various websites about changes in their privacy policies. You may have wondered why you were receiving...

Cybersecurity and medical devices: Informed consent in digital age

We are becoming more comfortable using devices and appliances that are connected to the internet or store vast amounts of data about us. From...

Weighing the risks and benefits of the Internet of Things

Waking up for the workday, you walk into the kitchen to see a fresh cup of coffee that has been programmed to brew based...

Social media privacy law impacts employers

Nearly one in four people around the world use social media today, according to a 2013 report by eMarketer. Social media’s surge in popularity...

It can pay to monitor workplace texting

A recent study by independent media regulator Ofcom confirmed what most employers are starting to see in their companies: 16- to 24- year olds...
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