All Items: Risk Management

  • Employee Password Sharing Can Be Criminal Activity, 9th Circuit Finds

    July 22, 2016

    A divided 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the criminal conviction of a man who accessed his former employer's database to gain proprietary information by using a former co-worker's username and password.

  • Illinois Broadens Data Breach Protections

    June 3, 2016

    Amendments to the Illinois Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) broaden existing categories of protected information and also expand notice requirements in the event of a security breach.

  • New Anti-Trade Secret Theft Law Awaits President's Signature

    April 28, 2016

    Yesterday the US House of Representatives voted unanimously (410-2) to pass a bill - the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) of 2016 - that would standardize and strengthen businesses' current legal remedies and protections against trade secret theft. The DTSA was overwhelmingly passed by the Senate earlier this month. President Barack Obama is in favor of the measure and is expected to sign it into law.

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