More Questions than Answers – The DOJ’s Sudden Change in Tactics in the Apple iPhone Encryption Dispute

In the ongoing iPhone encryption battle between the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and Apple, March 22, 2016 might have been a pivotal moment in the national discourse on digital privacy rights, encryption, and the bounds of federal investigative authority. March … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber Security, FBI, Personal Information, Privacy, Uncategorized

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Nevada’s Revised Data Security Law

Last spring we posted a summary of Nevada’s data security laws.  Since then, during the 2015 legislative session, the Nevada legislature adopted certain amendments to the statute. The changes took effect on July 1, 2015. The “Personal Information” Definition Has Been Updated To keep … Continue reading

Posted in Data Breach, Data Protection, Government Regulations, Nevada, Personal Information, State Privacy Laws

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Data Breach Costs Surge Again

In May 2015, the Ponemon Institute released its tenth annual Cost of Data Breach Study, sponsored by IBM.  The study sets forth the average calculated cost for each lost or stolen record containing “sensitive and confidential information” as well as the average … Continue reading

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