News, opinions and analysis to assist in professional liability risk management from the Technology, Media and Business Services Group.

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Recent Headlines

Data security and privacy
US data laws spur encryption take-up
Email gaffe costs UBS $10 million

Security alert over NHS data breach

University Of Hawaii Manoa Breach Affects 40101 Alumni SSNs

Health Net Settles CT Data Breach Case for $375K

Indiana AG Sues Wellpoint Over Health Data Breach

Study: Patient data breaches cost healthcare orgs $6B annually

Appeals Court Struggles With ‘Red Flags Rule’

Media liability
What’s in a Name?
Kenya Airways sued for libel

‘South Park’ sued over viral video

Chapter Two: Blog Hyperlinks To News Stories – Copyright Infringement Or Not

Hollywood studios sue DVD sanitizer, seek injunction

Dead may sue for libel in Scotland

Technology risk issues
Computer glitch takes out ATMs, online banking on a massive scale?
Target sued for coupon problems

Va. computer system crashes again

Computer glitch, holiday delay Baltimore Co. school paychecks

Computer trouble disrupts AP coverage for 5 hours

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