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NLRB Disregards Security Concerns In Ruling That Employees Have A Right To Use Employers’ Email Systems For Non-Business Purposes
Our colleages have analyzed a significant NLRB decision in Purple Communications Inc. that, in most circumstances, employees have a right to use employer email systems for non-business purposes during non-working time.
United States
30 Dec 2014
NLRB Confirms That Comments Posted On Social Media May Be Entitled To Protection
In a post from earlier today, my colleagues,Lyndsey Kruzer and Mike Rosen, discuss the NLRB's conclusion that social media comments can be protected activity.
United States
8 Jan 2013
HHS OCR Issues Guidance Regarding Methods For De-identification Of PHI In Accordance With HIPAA
On November 26, HHS OCR released guidance regarding methods for de-identification of protected health information in accordance with the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
United States
4 Dec 2012
Massachusetts Gift Ban Narrowed To Allow Meals During Education Programs
As part of the annual state budget process, the Massachusetts legislature has narrowed several of the most contentious provisions of its so-called physician gift ban, Mass. Gen. L. c. 111N.
United States
16 Jul 2012
Governments Hire Hackers To Work For Them
Interesting article in Forbes, "The Zero-Day Salesmen," about "government agencies who purchase such "zero-day" exploits, or hacking techniques that use undisclosed flaws in software, with the ­explicit ­intention of invading or disrupting the computers and phones of crime suspects and intelligence targets."
United States
14 May 2012
Medicare Contractors Lag On Information Security
This report from the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services reveals significant holes in Medicare contractor security.
United States
25 Jan 2012
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