HSE’s F. Paul Greene to speak about “Managing Cyber Risk from a Legal Perspective” at the Rochester Security Summit.

On October 5th at 2:30 pm HSE Partner and Chair of the Privacy and Data Security Practice Group, F. Paul Greene, will be speaking at the Rochester Security Summit 2016 at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Rochester, NY.

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De-mystifying NIST, Part II: The NIST Cybersecurity Framework Core and the Federal Trade Commission’s Focus on “Reasonableness”

In our first post in this series, we discussed the origins of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and gave our assessment that the Framework would serve not only as a helpful tool for companies looking for support in securing their networks, but also as a guidepost for best practices in the realm of data security.  Recent guidance published by the FTC gives credence to this assessment.  In a blog post made available to the public just last week (available here), the FTC discussed the Framework and noted favorably that its “functions signify the key elements of effective cybersecurity.” This post discusses the importance of the FTC’s insight and identifies the Framework’s “Core” components.

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Third Circuit Upholds Pennsylvania’s Economic Loss Doctrine in Data Breach Case

panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a district court decision granting defendant’s motion to dismiss in Longenecker-Wells v. Benecard Svcs. Inc., et al, No. 15-3538 (3rd Cir. 8/25/16) http://www2.ca3.uscourts.gov/opinarch/153538np.pdf.

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HSE's F. Paul Greene to speak at upcoming FBI Cyber Security Symposium

HSE Partner and Chair of HSE's Privacy and Data Security practice F. Paul Greene will be speaking at the upcoming FBI cyber symposium entitled, "Cyber Security and Your Business," taking place on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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FLSA Overtime Exemptions - Countdown to Compliance - Webinar

HSE Labor and Employment attorneys Amy L. Hemenway and Benjamin E. Mudrick discussed the Department of Labor's May 18th final rule implementing changes to the tests to qualify for the white collar exemptions from overtime under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.

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