Remote Work: Privacy & Security Best Practices
202008.13
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Remote Work: Privacy & Security Best Practices

The emergence of COVID-19 has pushed many organizations to implement a remote workforce policy by necessity. While working remotely has its benefits, remote workers can bring added security risks to an organization of any size. Many cybercriminals are targeting remote workers, as the security measures used in remote working environments can be much easier to…

Mitigating Vendor Privacy & Security Risks During Pandemic
202006.22
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Mitigating Vendor Privacy & Security Risks During Pandemic

In the wake of COVID-19, many organizations found themselves transitioning to the remote world of telework. Just months later, as states begin lifting precautionary stay-at-home orders, organizations find themselves straddling the transition back to work-as-usual in a COVID-19 conscious world, as well as balancing continued telework operations. As organizations strive to reboot day-to-day physical operations,…

Growth of Online Meeting Platforms and Online Security Issues
202006.12
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Growth of Online Meeting Platforms and Online Security Issues

Online meeting platform use has surged due to events that have unfolded over the past few months, making digital communication an integral part of many day to day business operations.  Many organizations discovered that online meeting platforms can provide a convenient form of communication and collaboration between team members operating in telework environments. However, along…

202006.03
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U.S. Return to Work Checklist

Click here to access our U.S. Return to Work Checklist addressing workplace safety obligations, anti-discrimination obligations, employee accommodation and leave obligations, data protection and privacy obligations, and record retention obligations for employers as they bring employees back to work as state “Stay at Home” orders related to COVID-19 are lifted.

Hannah Zimmerman Discusses the Future of Biometric Payments in MarketWatch Article
201909.11
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Hannah Zimmerman Discusses the Future of Biometric Payments in MarketWatch Article

A future where facial recognition, fingerprints, and other biometrics are used for payments without needing a credit card, smartwatch, or mobile phone to facilitate the payment may not be too far off.  Fey LLC’s Hannah Zimmerman was interviewed for a MarketWatch article, Silicon Valley’s Final Frontier for Mobile Payments – ‘The Neoliberal Takeover of the…

Client Alert: Compliance Dates for New State Privacy and Security Laws Quickly Approaching
201907.30
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Client Alert: Compliance Dates for New State Privacy and Security Laws Quickly Approaching

In the past two years, a flurry of states have enacted laws and amendments to laws governing businesses’ collection, use, sharing, and protection of consumers’ personal information, including the SHIELD Act (SHIELD Act or Act) in New York, amendments to Nevada’s Security and Privacy of Personal Information Law, and the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA). …

DoD Contractor Update: New Cybersecurity Standards & Security Expenses as Allowable Costs
201906.28
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DoD Contractor Update: New Cybersecurity Standards & Security Expenses as Allowable Costs

The Department of Defense (DoD) announced this month that it will be implementing new contractor cybersecurity standards by January of 2020.   The new standards, known as the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), will have five maturity levels, ranging from “basic” cyber hygiene to “state-of-the-art,” and will incorporate guidance from the National Institute of Standards and…

China’s New Regulation on Cybersecurity Goes into Effect Today. Here’s What You Should Know.
201811.01
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China’s New Regulation on Cybersecurity Goes into Effect Today. Here’s What You Should Know.

China’s new cybersecurity regulation, Regulation on the Internet Security Supervision and Inspection by Public Security Authorities (the “Regulation”), takes effect today. The Regulation, issued by China’s Ministry of Public Security, allows China’s law enforcement (Public Security Bureaus, commonly referred to as “PSBs”) to enforce China’s Cybersecurity Law (“CSL”) by conducting onsite or remote inspections. Although…

201708.31
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Fey to Moderate Upcoming Cybersecurity & Privacy Regulator/Prosecutor Panel in Chicago

Next week, Laura Clark Fey, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM, FIP, Principal of Fey LLC, will moderate a panel at the DRI Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Seminar that will provide seminar participants with an opportunity to not only listen to two regulators and a prosecutor talk about important privacy and cybersecurity issues—but also to interact directly with…

201608.09
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Privacy and Security Regulatory Developments Make the Case for Defensible Disposition

There is a strong business case for defensible disposition, which is the process of disposing of company information when it is no longer needed for business or legal purposes.  Key business benefits for defensible disposition include saving costs for storage; improving operational efficiency by better enabling employees to access needed information without having to wade…