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Privacy “Webinar Wednesday” Series

Posted in Data Compliance & Security

Last week, we introduced the “Privacy Webinar Wednesday” educational series with Data Privacy and Security Issues for the Not-for-Profit:  201 CMR 17.00, PCI, and Other Acronyms You Should Know.  It was incredibly well-received – over 150 registrants.   We’ll be presenting various privacy and security issues on the first Wednesday of the month. In case you… Continue Reading

Let The Litigation Begin – Sony PlayStation Data Breach Class Action Filed in Boston

Posted in Data Breach

Written by Kevin McGinty With the inevitability of death and taxes, data breaches spawn class action lawsuits.  The massive Sony PlayStation Network data breach has now resulted in the filing of a class action in federal court in Massachusetts captioned Thompson v. Sony Computer Entertainment.  The named plaintiff asserts her claims on behalf of a… Continue Reading

REMINDER: Webinar Wednesday – Data Privacy and Security Issues for Non-Profit

Posted in Data Compliance & Security

Don’t forget to register for our first in the Webinar Wednesday Privacy series – Data Privacy and Security Issues for Non-Profits.  We have over 100 participants registered!  Join us and learn about compliance obligations of non-profit institutions and organizations and what to do to prepare for the inevitable data breach.   The second part of the session will feature… Continue Reading

Into the Breach – Security Failures Can Cost You

Posted in 201 CMR 17.00, Data Breach, Data Compliance & Security

Once again, we have evidence that failures to implement the most basic of data security measures can cost real money.   The Massachusetts Attorney General’s office announced a consent order that fines a Boston restaurant group $110,000 and imposes a set of compliance measures that will also carry a price tag.   Despite many headlines trumpeting the “first enforcement action,” this action… Continue Reading

Privacy and Security Bits and Bytes

Posted in Data Breach

Some news items for the last Friday in March – Another state has joined the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (“PCI“) bandwagon. On March 22, 2010, Washington state became the third state to incorporate the into law. The Washington House and Senate passed HB 1149 and it has been signed into law by the… Continue Reading