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Thank You to TPNG for hosting our presentation “Cybersecurity Technical and Legal Challenges (You Can’t Just Check the Box)”

By |2019-06-02T16:44:51-04:00September 27th, 2016|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Internet Business, Privacy|

On September 22, 2016, Elman Technology Law attorneys Gerry Elman and Joshua Waterston gave a presentation on "Cybersecurity Technical and Legal Challenges (You Can’t Just Check the Box)" to the Philadelphia chapter of the Technology Professionals Networking Group (TPNG).  Attendees included Information Technology professionals of varied interests and backgrounds - entrepreneurs, directors, consultants, analysts and [...]

We spoke on Cybersecurity Technical and Legal Challenges (You Can’t Just Check the Box) to Philly’s TPNG chapter

By |2019-06-02T16:49:05-04:00September 14th, 2016|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Events, Internet Business, Privacy, Trade Secret|

Every business, large and small, is investigating its cybersecurity.  And increasingly, they're investigating their employees, clients, vendors, and suppliers, too.  If you haven't seen a cybersecurity questionnaire yet, you soon will.  You need to know more and do more than just checking a box.  You need a security strategy permeating every part of your organization. [...]

US and EU finalize “Privacy Shield” agreement to replace invalidated “Safe Harbor” privacy policy

By |2017-10-25T11:27:31-04:00July 13th, 2016|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Internet Business, Privacy|

Yesterday the European Union and the United States finalized a "Privacy Shield" agreement which enables companies to exchange personal data between the EU and US without violating the EU's stricter privacy laws (last year the "Safe Harbor" policy was overturned by an EU court due to insufficient privacy protections for EU citizens.). Under this agreement, [...]

American Bar Ass’n to distribute FBI cyber-threat warnings

By |2016-04-13T11:22:41-04:00April 12th, 2016|Associations, Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, General|

April 12, 2016 - In the wake of headlines detailing cyber-breaches at some of the most prominent law firms in the U.S., the President of the American Bar Association this morning sent a letter to its members, advising that from now on we will receive FBI Amber Alerts with intelligence that warn of cyber-threats to the [...]

Internet connectivity is the new “electricity”: Underwriters Labs (UL) meet The Third Wave

By |2019-06-02T16:58:32-04:00April 7th, 2016|Cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT)|

Since 1894, Underwriters Laboratories (UL) have been providing safety certification for products, especially those with electrical cords. On April 5, 2016, they announced that they're extending their reach to cybersecurity.  UL will test and certify products that are increasingly becoming elements of the Internet of Things. Steve Case's book "The Third Wave," coincidentally also published on April [...]

We presented a cybersecurity seminar at Delaware County Bar Association on Feb. 24, 2016

By |2019-06-02T17:02:09-04:00February 3rd, 2016|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Events, Internet Business, Privacy, Trade Secret|

Elman Technology Law attorneys Gerry Elman and Joshua Waterston presented the legal seminar “Cybersecurity Ethical and Legal Challenges: How to Protect your Clients and Your Firm" at the Delaware County Bar Association on Feb. 24 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. DELAWARE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION CLE SEMINAR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2016 “CYBERSECURITY ETHICAL AND LEGAL [...]

The Risk is Real. Is Your Business CyberSecure?

By |2019-05-31T10:16:47-04:00October 12th, 2015|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Intellectual Property, Internet Business, Privacy, Trade Secret|

Is Your Business CyberSecure? Click above for full-size image. Many of our clients have been asking whether they should be seriously concerned about cybersecurity, or if maybe it's just a bunch of media hype. Unfortunately, this is one area where what you don't know can hurt you. Companies large and small continue to [...]

Gerry Elman and Josh Waterston spoke at Chester County Bar Association meeting

By |2019-06-16T16:44:36-04:00April 22nd, 2015|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Events|

On May 19th, 2015, Gerry and Josh spoke to members of the Chester County Bar Association on the topic of “Cybersecurity for Lawyers and Clients”, providing a one-hour crash course on the opportunities and perils of this brave new world of incredible technological innovation, and how the legal framework is struggling to keep up.  President [...]