Information Governance

     
       

Publications

  • HHS Releases New Cybersecurity Guidance for the Health Care Industry

    HHS Releases Cybersecurity Guidance for Health Care

    January 29, 2019

  • Strict Notification & Disclosure Requirements for Government Contractors

    Notification & Disclosure Requirements for Government Contractors

    August 30, 2018

    Businesses that seek to obtain and preserve contracts with the U.S. government, or to deal in certain enumerated defense articles and services, are subject to strict privacy regulations. These include the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplements, which impose stringent minimum security requirements and reporting obligations, and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, which contain approval, registration and records maintenance requirements.

  • 2018 ESI Case Law Update

    June 2018

    Wilson Elser is pleased to provide the 2018 ESI Case Law Update, our annual compendium of cases dealing with issues and developments surrounding electronically stored information (ESI). It is a rare case that does not involve the preservation, review and production of ESI.  Your knowledge of the tools and regulations could mean the difference between sanctions and compliance.

  • NAIC Adopts Insurance Data Security Model Law

    NAIC Insurance Data Security Model Law

    November 29, 2017

    Although the Model Law adopted by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners is more rigorous than most existing state laws, it may pave the way for more uniform, and therefore more predictable, state-by-state data security and regulatory breach notification laws and standards applicable to insurers and other regulated insurance entities.

  • Blockchain Is Poised to Disrupt Health Care

    Florida MD | Healthcare Law

    September/October 2017

  • Information Law Journal: Francoeur and Geary on Social Media Discovery

    ABA’s Information Law Journal

    September 26, 2017

  • A Guide to ESI Preservation Responsibilities 2017

    September 2017

    The Guide to ESI Preservation Responsibilities report guides litigants through their responsibilities to preserve evidence and provides valuable information on implementing a defensible legal hold process.

  • 2017 ESI Case Law Update

    August 2017

  • New Data Protection Regulations to Reach U.S. Companies

    (Association of Corporate Counsel) ACC Docket

    June 30, 2017

  • Social Media Investigations: Digging Deep, or Just Scratching the Surface

    New York Law Journal

    October 3, 2016

  • 2016 ESI Case Law Update

    August 2016

    Wilson Elser is pleased to provide the 2016 ESI Case Law Update, our annual compendium of cases dealing with issues and developments surrounding electronically stored information (ESI). It is a rare case that does not involve the preservation, review and production of ESI.  Your knowledge of the tools and regulations could mean the difference between sanctions and compliance.

  • Open Communication and Collaboration Make Campus Networks Vulnerable to Cyberattack

    Cyberattacks on Institutions of Higher Education

    April 6, 2016

    Today, approximately one third of all security breaches are directed at higher education. From personal and financial information to student health records to campus police departments that maintain records of interactions with students, such information is inherently sensitive and can, at the very least, lead to reputational damage if exposed. In addition, balancing the academic purpose of an institution with the need to protect certain information is a challenge that gets at the fundamental function of a university.

  • Creating a Records Management Policy and Enforcing It

    Westchester County Business Journal

    March 17, 2016

  • UPDATE: Is Safe Harbor Still Safe? The European Court of Justice Answers with a Resounding “No”

    UPDATE: Is Safe Harbor Still Safe?

    October 27, 2015

    A recent decision by the European Union Court of Justice will likely have tremendous consequences for the cross-border trade in data between U.S. companies and EU citizens. No longer will U.S. companies be able to rely on Safe Harbor program participation and self-certification as a layer of protection when handling the data of EU citizens.

  • California Law Enforcement and Industry Gain Procedural Certainty with Historic Cal-ECPA Bill

    California Adopts Historic Cal-ECPA Bill

    October 20, 2015

    California has adopted the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act, which provides a degree of parity between digital and physical records in the protection against unlawful searches and brings California back to the forefront of digital privacy legislation.

  • Legal Holds in Response to Data Breaches

    DRI: In-House Defense Quarterly

    Summer 2015

  • Cybercrime on the Rise: Targeting Banking Institutions and Insurance Companies

    Update: State and National Cybersecurity Regulation

    May 26, 2015

    Financial and insurance institutions must make cybersecurity a top priority. While not every company has the resources to pour into cybersecurity, every company should take these risks seriously. As states continue to become more active in this space, companies should proactively seek to be at the forefront of cyber security developments.

  • 2015 ESI Case Law Update

    April 2015

    Wilson Elser is pleased to provide the 2015 ESI Case Law Update, our annual compendium of cases dealing with issues and developments surrounding electronically stored information (ESI). Today, it is a rare case that does not involve the preservation and management of ESI, and your knowledge of the tools and regulations could mean the difference between sanctions and compliance.

  • Every Case Is an e-Discovery Case in Today’s Litigation Environment

    Every Case Is an e-Discovery Case

    January 15, 2015

    Lawyers should never make discovery commitments regarding electronically stored information before they understand at least the general contours of the client’s systems and how expensive it would be to retrieve emails not in the active systems. In today’s litigation environment, every case is an e-discovery case, so a lawyer should be asking the "right questions" early in any litigation.

  • A Guide to ESI Preservation Responsibilities 2014

    July 2014

    The Guide to ESI Preservation Responsibilities report guides litigants through their responsibilities to preserve evidence and provides valuable information on implementing a defensible legal hold process.

  • Mountains of Data: Cost Trends in e-Discovery

    Litigation Management

    Summer 2013