Posts Tagged ‘risk’

2.6TB Data Leak Reveals Corruption Amongst World Leaders

2.6TB Data Leak Reveals Corruption Amongst World Leaders

An international team of journalists has obtained what it’s referring to as the “biggest leak in history”: A 2.6-terabyte stash of data about offshore savings and tax havens from Panama-based legal firm Mossack Fonseca.


Cyber Insurance: Make Sure You Understand Your Coverage

Cyber Insurance: Make Sure You Understand Your Coverage

The fact is that, of the nearly 5,000 publicly-known data breaches over the past dozen or so years, less than 5% have resulted in litigation. If your cyber coverage only kicks in when a third party makes a claim, then practically speaking you may not have any coverage at all.


Volkswagen U.S. Unit Destroyed Evidence, Ex-Worker Suit Says

Volkswagen U.S. Unit Destroyed Evidence, Ex-Worker Suit Says

Daniel Donovan, who worked as a technical project manager in Auburn Hills, Michigan, said he was fired in December after telling superiors, including the company’s in-house lawyers, that data was being deleted.


Is It Time for a Law Firm Cloud Computing Security Standard?

Is It Time for a Law Firm Cloud Computing Security Standard?

Cloud computing is becoming increasingly common in the legal world. A recent survey found that 68 percent of corporate legal departments are using cloud-based tools, with 80 percent open to adopting more in the next year. The cloud is becoming increasingly popular among private firms as well, with almost a third of attorneys turning to cloud services for law-related tasks.


The Perils of BYOD Policies

The Perils of BYOD Policies

While employers enjoy having employees at the ready, checking in with work while away from the office could spell legal trouble to employers. The perceived efficiency and cost savings created by such easy access to work can pale in comparison to the legal ramifications and costs that allowing unregulated access to work information on remote devices can have.


How Can That Not Be Covered? I Have Cyber Insurance!

How Can That Not Be Covered? I Have Cyber Insurance!

Many companies purchase cyber liability insurance to help cover their risk of computer fraud or attack. However, if not properly negotiated, some cyber insurance policies may not fully protect against all risks.


Best Practices: Keeping Corporate Communications Professional And Out Of The Courtroom

Best Practices: Keeping Corporate Communications Professional And Out Of The Courtroom

Employees now use, in addition to email, text messages, social media, intranets, extranets, and many other available means of electronic communication.


Cyber Suits: Prepare Proactively for Breach Lawsuits

Cyber Suits: Prepare Proactively for Breach Lawsuits

If you can’t innovate easily on your major internal platforms — weeks or days, not months for moderately/small-sized innovations — digital disruptors and likely your direct competitors both have a significant leg up on you.


The SEC Turns Up The Heat On Financial Reporting Fraud

The SEC Turns Up The Heat On Financial Reporting Fraud

The SEC’s data analytics tools have evolved into the Corporate Issuer Risk Assessment program (CIRA) which now allows the SEC to access over a hundred custom metrics from one dashboard.


Risk Management – Lessons from the Last 30 Years

Risk Management – Lessons from the Last 30 Years

The last 15 years in particular have been besieged by high-profile business scandals and financial failures, sparking unprecedented regulation and providing some valuable lessons for risk management.


New Webinar – Mitigating the Threat: Lessons Learned from Sony

New Webinar - Mitigating the Threat: Lessons Learned from Sony

The attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment exposed sensitive intellectual property, revealed personal employee details, and demonstrated the vulnerabilities of U.S. companies to cyberattack. Two months later, the dust continues to settle as the repercussions of this breach are assessed. Far beyond the millions of dollars in lost revenue, Sony may suffer significant reputational risk and could endure protracted lawsuits for years to come. For the financial industry, the implications of a breach of this magnitude would extend even further, into its fiduciary responsibility to protect the vital economic lifeblood of the United States.


The Corporate Investigations List (October 2014)

The Corporate Investigations List (October 2014)

The companies listed below are the subject of an ongoing and unresolved FCPA-related investigation. The names are current through September 30, 2014. The entries are based on disclosures in SEC filings or credible news reports or both.


InfoDrops: Weekly “Quick 10” Cloud Computing Update – April 14, 2014 (Beta)

InfoDrops: Weekly "Quick 10" Cloud Computing Update - April 14, 2014 (Beta)

The “InfoDrops (@CloudEngage) Weekly “Quick 10″ Cloud Computing Update” provides information technology (IT) professionals with a weekly overview of ten significant stories centered around key cloud computing topics to include compliance, privacy, security and trends.


Actionable Intelligence: Weekly “Quick 10” Corporate Risk Review – April 11, 2014

Actionable Intelligence: Weekly "Quick 10" Corporate Risk Review - April 11, 2014

The Actionable Intelligence (@ActionableINT) Weekly “Quick 10” Corporate Risk Review provides in-house counsel with a weekly overview of ten significant legal and technology related stories centered around the corporate risk topics of compliance, information governance, privacy and security.


Weekly eDiscovery Top Story Digest – April 9, 2014

Weekly eDiscovery Top Story Digest - April 9, 2014

Compiled by @ComplexD from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and announcements.


Vendor Clips | April 8, 2014

Vendor Clips | April 8, 2014

Provided for your review/use is a weekly consolidated listing of Vendor Clips – compiled from online public domain industry news and updates from electronic discovery-centric vendors and commentators.


InfoDrops: Weekly “Quick 10” Cloud Computing Update – April 7, 2014 (Beta)

InfoDrops: Weekly "Quick 10" Cloud Computing Update - April 7, 2014 (Beta)

The “InfoDrops (@CloudEngage) Weekly “Quick 10″ Cloud Computing Update” provides information technology (IT) professionals with a weekly overview of ten significant stories centered around key cloud computing topics to include compliance, privacy, security and trends.


Actionable Intelligence: Weekly “Quick 10” Corporate Risk Review – April 4, 2014

Actionable Intelligence: Weekly "Quick 10" Corporate Risk Review - April 4, 2014

The Actionable Intelligence (@ActionableINT) Weekly “Quick 10” Corporate Risk Review provides in-house counsel with a weekly overview of ten significant legal and technology related stories centered around the corporate risk topics of compliance, information governance, privacy and security.


Weekly eDiscovery Top Story Digest – April 2, 2014

Weekly eDiscovery Top Story Digest - April 2, 2014

Compiled by @ComplexD from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and announcements.


Vendor Clips | April 1, 2014

Vendor Clips | April 1, 2014

Provided for your review/use is a weekly consolidated listing of Vendor Clips – compiled from online public domain industry news and updates from electronic discovery-centric vendors and commentators.


InfoDrops: Weekly “Quick 10” Cloud Computing Update – March 31, 2014 (Beta)

InfoDrops: Weekly "Quick 10" Cloud Computing Update - March 31, 2014 (Beta)

The “InfoDrops (@CloudEngage) Weekly “Quick 10″ Cloud Computing Update” provides information technology (IT) professionals with a weekly overview of ten significant stories centered around key cloud computing topics to include compliance, privacy, security and trends.


Actionable Intelligence: Weekly “Quick 10” Corporate Risk Review – March 28, 2014

Actionable Intelligence: Weekly "Quick 10" Corporate Risk Review - March 28, 2014

The Actionable Intelligence (@ActionableINT) Weekly “Quick 10” Corporate Risk Review provides in-house counsel with a weekly overview of ten significant legal and technology related stories centered around the corporate risk topics of compliance, information governance, privacy and security.


Weekly eDiscovery Top Story Digest – March 26, 2014

Weekly eDiscovery Top Story Digest - March 26, 2014

Compiled by @ComplexD from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and announcements.


Vendor Clips | March 26, 2014

Vendor Clips | March 26, 2014

Provided for your review/use is a weekly consolidated listing of Vendor Clips – compiled from online public domain industry news and updates from electronic discovery-centric vendors and commentators.