Cyber Liability & Technology Law

Postponed: Pietragallo Partners John A. Schwab and Chris Iacono to present at Cyberlaw Update 2020 in Pittsburgh

2020/04/27

The Pennsylvania Bar Institute will be holding it’s next Cyberlaw Update program on April 27, 2020 in Pittsburgh. During this program, attendees will discuss: experiences with new state and EU regulations on privacy, current security dangers and data breach responses, the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI), cloud and other technologies in business, electronic communication and… Read more »

New SHIELD Act Provisions Take Effect in March, Additional Legislation Pending

2020/02/26

As published in The New York Law Journal An amendment to New York’s data breach notification law, the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (the SHIELD Act), will take effect on March 21, 2020. The amendment to the SHIELD Act creates stricter data security over confidential personal information and breach notification requirements to… Read more »

Fraud Whistleblowers Blog: What’s It Like Blowing the Whistle in Ukraine?

2020/01/17

What Happened On January 1, 2020, Amendments to the Law of Ukraine On Prevention of Corruption (“Amendments”) came into effect that introduced groundbreaking protections for whistleblowers in Ukraine that rival the protections offered under the United States False Claims Act (“FCA”). The Motivation Ukraine has suffered through a longstanding history of corruption. In the United… Read more »

Preparing for Pennsylvania’s Consumer Privacy Legislation

2019/08/23

In the wake of several massive data breaches, consumer privacy (or lack thereof) has become a growing concern. For some, more surprising than the breaches was learning how much personal information companies collect from consumers—everything from Social Security numbers and email addresses to location data and demographics—and how much personal information is being sold or… Read more »

The Pennsylvania Wiretap Act – What Every Uber Driver And Rider Needs To Know

2019/06/20

A colleague and I had a conversation recently about Uber drivers and other ride-sharing platforms who are using ‘dash-cams’ to film the road ahead or passengers. These types of cameras protect drivers from claims of inappropriate conduct or dangerous driving and they’re starting to pop up in many vehicles. My colleague had “taken an Uber”… Read more »

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