Posts filed under: Advisories

A Stark Reminder That Your Smart Phone is Spying on You Vanity plus a large ego plus technological ignorance equals disaster.  While there is no confirmation that Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s interview with Sean Penn ultimately led to the fugitive’s...
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You are invited to a very special CLE Certified event Target, Anthem, the IRS, and now a massive loss of records from the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Today’s headlines are ripe with stories of the latest dramatic...
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Hackers Busted Selling Press Releases to Traders – How Secure is Your Vendor’s Info Security?    In light of the rash of data security events in the last few years, your company has invested heavily in upgraded security hardware and...
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New England Patriots QB Accused of Destroying Potentially Damning Text Messages Well, I can not resist.  Prepared to just let this story go away, I watched the online debates about just how “recoverable” Brady’s text messages are…and how the NFL...
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His Crime?  Deleting His Browser History After pleading guilty to obstruction of justice in March, the friend of Boston Marathon bombers, Khairullozhon Matanov, was sentenced last week to 30 months in prison.  His crime?  “Destroying, altering, and falsifying records, documents,...
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Is This a Good Idea?  Yes, But… Both chambers of Congress have recently introduced legislation which would give companies an increased measure of discretion when deciding whether or not a breach of personally identifiable consumer data must be reported to...
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Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s FCPA Conference Highlights a Study of the Alstom $772 Million Criminal Penalty Case.  Where was the smoking gun?  In the Emails. As usual, the Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s Annual White Collar Crime and Corporate Governance Seminar...
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Elite Group of Industry Experts Offer Incident Response Best Practices As reported last week, 4Discovery was honored to sponsor the Annual Journal of Information Technology & Privacy Law (JITPL) Symposium at the John Marshall School on Friday, April 10.  The...
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New SEC Move to Require Companies to “Review and Amend” Employee Confidentiality Agreements to Encourage Whistleblowing is Creating a Debate The confidentiality agreement is a widely-used tool for protecting a company’s confidential information and trade secrets. It is an excellent...
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Computer Forensics on Bowe Bergdahl’s Computer Presents “Clear Evidence” He Attempted to Go “Over to the Other Side,” NCIS Reports. Computer forensics evidence, revealed in a 2009 report by the Naval Criminal Investigative Agency (NCIS), clearly indicated Berghahl had offered...
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