Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018

Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018 This executive summary addresses our discussion at the April 10, 2018 inaugural meeting of the Birmingham chapter of Infragard about Alabama’s new data breach law. The new law requires businesses to maintain reasonable...

Primer on Smart Contracting on the Blockchain

Primer on Smart Contracting on the Blockchain Smart contracts are self-executing agreements written in code on the blockchain. Parties contract digitally using distributed ledger technology. This article offers a layperson’s, non-technical summary of the underlying...

The Uber Breach and the Need for an Independent Privacy Function

The Uber Breach and the Need for an Independent Privacy Function Uber has incurred significant legal and reputational exposure as a result of the way that the company handled the breach. In the coming months, there will be a great deal of information and regulatory...

Cyber Risk in the Vendor Ecosystem

Cyber Risk in the Vendor Ecosystem The past several years have demonstrated a transition from enterprise-wide cyber-risk management to ecosystem-wide cyber-risk management. In enterprise-wide cyber-risk management, each individual company protects the security of its...