If they’re pounded with data breach lawsuits, maybe the business world will start taking security seriously. But the health care sector will have legal jeopardy for a long time. Electronic medical records are in chaos. This produces questionable evidence. Click headline to read more.
There are more than a half billion used Android phones circulating out in the world, with previous owners’ account passwords, contacts, and other data potentially recoverable. Good news if you’re gathering evidence. Bad news if you sold your used Android. Click the headline to read more.
Child porn is the most frightening of contraband. The law-abiding person who discovers it on his computer is a witness to a crime, but he is also in possession, albeit passively. The law will view him as a criminal suspect. The attorney must be able to guide the process, acknowledging this jeopardy. Click the headline to read more.
A legal mess ensues when an insurance company denies cybercrime coverage because the insured failed to protect the data. And corporate boards are starting to hold CEOs accountable for data breaches. Click headline to read more.
Habeas Hard Drive read with interest this sentiment from a letter-writer to the Wall Street Journal opinion page: “If I were a trial lawyer, I would be licking my chops when driverless cars become a reality.” Click Headline to read the full letter.
Medical device security is demonstrably lax, and a federal agency is set to create security guidelines based on input from the security-deficient medical field. Click headline to read more.
Electronic discovery can be a minefield. But this case reminds us the basics always apply. The basics include meeting the burden of proof, and following the Court’s instructions. Click Headline to read more.