ILN Today Post
November 26, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., November 26, 2019 – Howard & Howard has announced the official formation of a Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group. The practice group’s attorneys assist businesses in staying compliant with data privacy laws and regulations, preventing and protecting against cybersecurity threats and risks, and managing and responding to data breaches. The announcement was made by firm President and CEO, Mark A. Davis.
“Data privacy and cybersecurity concerns have steadily grown as advances in technology continue. We have built a team of attorneys with the knowledge, training, and experience, in both the U.S. and abroad, needed for companies that find themselves on the front line of cyber and data threats and breaches,” said Davis.
July 23, 2019
The recently proposed amendment to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) should be a wake up call to those employers who are not already actively planning for the January 1, 2020 compliance deadline.
March 4, 2019
What is blockchain?
Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT)
DLT is a decentralised ledger of transactions with identical copies maintained on multiple independent computer systems. This means the transaction ledger is maintained simultaneously across a network of unrelated computers or servers called “nodes”, like a spreadsheet that is duplicated thousands of times across a network of computers.
ILN Today Post
March 19, 2018
Christine N. Czuprynski, a Detroit attorney in the firm’s national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group, sits down with host Mike Witzke to discuss GDPR, the European Union’s new data protection regulation, which takes effect on May 25, 2018. Christine informs listeners why U.S. businesses must have the GDPR on their radar and steps they can take to prepare to be compliant.
ILN Today Post
March 8, 2018
Have you added data privacy and cybersecurity employee awareness training to your 2018 training matrix? When it comes to data privacy and cybersecurity, employees can be your greatest asset and your greatest weakness.
February 14, 2017
On March 2, 2017, Davis Malm shareholder Lawrence J. Casey will moderate a panel at the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Best Practices program. Mr. Casey will guide panelists through a discussion on cybersecurity and privacy best practices, planning and risk management trends, and responses to breaches and attacks. The session is designed to educate small businesses on the importance of cybersecurity and provide a foundation for them to build their own data security plans.
April 27, 2016
Florida Grants Fiduciaries Access to Digital Information
For anyone who has dealt with the death or incapacity of a loved one in recent years, one of the most perplexing and fraught questions has been how to access their electronic or digital records. Whether we realize it or not, most of us own digital assets. These could be photographs or videos on your smartphone, documents in the cloud, iTunes music collections, email accounts, social media accounts, banking records, online shopping or travel memberships, stock trading accounts – anything that can be created, transmitted, accessed or stored on any electronic or digital medium.
April 8, 2016
Data privacy is making headlines — for all the wrong reasons. Data privacy breaches are becoming regular events, while federal and state governments are imposing costly penalties on businesses that fail to take adequate steps to protect consumer data. A comprehensive data protection audit can improve how a company safeguards sensitive information, ranging from a company’s proprietary intellectual capital to its customers’ social security numbers. But how do you know if you need to hire a consultant to help you with these initiatives?
ILN Today Post
January 21, 2016
Labor and employment and data privacy attorney
DETROIT (January 22, 2016) – Sherri A. Krause, an experienced labor and employment and data privacy attorney, has joined the Detroit office of McDonald Hopkins LLC, a business advisory and advocacy law firm. Krause works with clients in the firm’s Data Privacy and Cybersecurity and Labor and Employment Practice Groups.