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Protecting against the swing back towards strong patents

The value of patents means companies need to mitigate the risk of being sued for patent infringement.

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It’s time for a uniform national privacy law

In light of new laws from Europe and California privacy needs to be on the Congressional agenda.

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With friends like these…you probably need a patent

Cloud startups need to be wary of large incumbent partners that actually have plans to encroach on their business. Patents are part of the answer.

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Now that it’s here, what can we learn from the bumpy journey to GDPR compliance?

Think you’re done with hearing about GDPR? Not so fast. Data privacy legislation isn’t going anywhere and there’s a lot we can learn from the ups and downs of the EU experience.

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5 biggest IT compliance headaches and how to address them

Industry experts discuss what new regulations concerning data and technology mean for organizations and what IT can do to mitigate security and compliance issues, both old and new.

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Shed light on your dark data before GDPR comes into force

Somewhere, hidden in the depths of your business, lies a threat you may never have considered. Lurking in the shadows, it silently multiplies beyond your control. It threatens your business’ security and could cost you dearly under...

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Comply today and realize value tomorrow: GDPR readiness day one and beyond

This blog is dedicated to detailing the capabilities your organization needs to comply with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and, eventually, to operationalize and enhance your privacy compliance and processes.

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5 must-ask questions for complying with GDPR’s ‘Right to be Forgotten’

For all US-based companies that might have EU data, it’s time to segregate that data and initiate proper protocols to ensure fines don’t come your way after May.

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Leaving your job: What you can and can’t take with you

Outright theft is an obvious no-no, but there are still some gray areas when it comes to what you can take with you when you leave a job and what you could land you in legal hot water.

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To manage GDPR data risk, pay attention to your service level agreements

Your technology suppliers provide a pipe, platform or other web-based application to enable their clients to do business over the Internet. Unless the client has stipulated their security requirements, the supplier is likely to only...

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Cryptocurrency and blockchain investor gives suggestions to global governments regulating new technologies

A talk with Miko Matsumura, who founded crypto exchange Evercoin and is a Venture Partner with BitBull Capital, on how governments might regulate blockchain and cryptocurrencies while still allowing for innovation.

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What 'Ohio v. Amex' really means for tech

It’s not the get out of jail card critics say it is.

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How blockchain is disrupting the legal industry

For those in the legal profession, blockchain and its ramifications are likely to continue to be hot topics for the months and years to come.

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SAP settles licensing dispute with AB InBev

SAP wanted $600 million in damages, both companies are keeping quiet about whether AB InBev paid.

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Tremors in the boardroom as GDPR moves the regulatory paradigm from compliance to exposure

Any business leader who wants to sleep at night after May 25th, 2018, will need to move from a defensive to an offensive posture on GDPR.

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How is the tale of the Three Little Pigs a lesson for GDPR?

And what will you do when – not if – the big bad wolf comes along?

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What is competition policy for?

Regulators should focus on making markets work better for consumers.

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It’s time for companies to embrace Europe’s new data guidelines

All that data your company has everywhere? It’s time to corral it.

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