Privacy

  • Stick with Security: FTC Providing Insights on Data Security Practices

    … key lesson is that in almost every closed case, the entities involved used the same common-sense security fundamentals outlined in the FTC’s Start with Security guide for businesses. If you or your business have questions or concerns regarding fraud, computer law, privacy, or cybersecurity law matters, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices. …

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 14 readers -
  • New FTC Website Helps Small Businesses Avoid Scams and Cyber Attacks

    … to devote to cybersecurity. Symantec Corp.’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report indicates the percentage of spear-phishing attacks targeting small business rose dramatically from 18 percent to 43 percent between 2011 and 2015. The FTC’s new web page offers specific information to help small businesses protect their networks and their customer…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 14 readers -
  • Protecting Personal Information: A Guide for Business

    … questions or concerns regarding fraud, computer law, privacy, or cybersecurity law matters, including assistance with policies, prevention or recovery from a ransomware attack and cybersecurity insurance or insurance claims, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices. …

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 11 readers -
  • ASUS Settles FTC Charges Routers Put Consumers’ Privacy At Risk

    … from a Web browser. Similarly, the complaint alleges that the AiDisk service did not encrypt the consumer’s files in transit, and its default privacy settings provided – without explanation – public access to the consumer’s storage device to anyone on the Internet. In February 2014, hackers used readily available tools to locate vulnerable ASUS…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 16 readers -
  • Identity Theft Assistance

    … Identity theft victims can now go online and get a free, personalized identity theft recovery plan as a result of significant enhancements to the Federal Trade Commission’s IdentityTheft.gov website. The new one-stop website is integrated with the FTC’s consumer complaint system, allowing consumers who are victims of identity theft to rapidly…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 19 readers -
  • IT’S DATA PRIVACY DAY

    … best practices. If you or your business have questions or concerns regarding consumer protection, fraud, computer law, privacy, or cybersecurity law matters, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 17 readers -
  • Oracle Agrees to Settle FTC Charges It Deceived Consumers About Java Software Updates

    … versions of the software. The consent order also will prohibit the company from making any further deceptive statements to consumers about the privacy or security of its software and the ability to uninstall older versions of any software Oracle provides. If you or your business have questions or concerns regarding consumer protection, fraud, computer law, privacy, cybersecurity or administrative law matters, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin or any of our attorneys at Prince Law Offices, P.C. …

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 17 readers -
  • FTC’s $100 million settlement with LifeLock

    … that it protected consumers’ sensitive information with the same high-level safeguards as financial institutions. What about the company’s promise it would send alerts “as soon as” it received any indication that a customer may be a victim of identity theft? According to the filing, that ad claim was false, too. Finally, the FTC says LifeLock didn’t live up…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 16 readers -
  • Should I Ask for a Criminal Record Check? 4 Tips for Employers

    …, and possibly contravening privacy legislation in the process. This is because the information provided through record checks in British Columbia includes prior convictions, outstanding charges, and non-conviction information such as adverse police contact, investigations that did not result in charges, and apprehensions under the Mental Health Act…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 27 readers -
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