In-House Tech

Andrew M. Cuomo

Cuomo Promises New Cybersecurity Measures in 2017

By Joel Stashenko |

New York's governor will propose tougher measures to combat cyber-crime in his State of the State addresses starting Jan. 9, including graduated penalties for computer tampering crimes and identity thefts.

Big Data Gets Bigger: 5 Ways to Employ Legal Analytics

By Ian Lopez |

Technology advances in both law and the wider world will mean greater reliance on analytics in legal technology.

Scott Forman, shareholder at Littler Mendelson.

Managing Litigation and Benchmarking Through Big Data

By Scott Forman, Littler Mendelson |

It might not be the first thing people remember about the Great Recession, but the effects of the last big economic downturn changed the way companies view and measure their legal departments—probably, forever.

Ashley Madison Data Breach Claims Should Be Arbitrated, Company Says

By Amanda Bronstad |

AshleyMadison.com's parent company is hoping to knock out more than 20 class actions filed over its 2015 data breach by invoking online arbitration agreements the plaintiffs signed when they subscribed to its matchmaking services.

DOL Sues Google Over Failure to Provide Compensation Data

By Rebekah Mintzer |

The U.S. Department of Labor announced on Wednesday that it has filed a complaint against Google Inc., claiming the company did not allow its Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs access to Google’s employee compensation records as part of a compliance review, in violation of federal antidiscrimination law.

New York Delays Implementation of Cybersecurity Mandate by Two Months

By Joel Stashenko |

Implementation of a new regulation requiring financial services companies to establish broad safeguards against cyberattack is being pushed back two months until March 1 after banks and insurers complained that it was impossible.

Working In-House? Guess What--You're an IT Person, Too, Now

By Sue Reisinger |

Corporate counsel already have a full task list. Add another role to that.

Breach of Trust: Can a Harm Precede a Hack?

By Steve Kovalan |

More than 75% of law firms said they are comfortable with their firms’ ability to withstand a breach, but this confidence could be misplaced.

Frank Maas, JAMS mediator and arbitrator.

E-Discovery in Review 2016: US Magistrate Judge Maas Looks Back at FRCP Amendments

By Ricci Dipshan |

As he joins commercial dispute resolution services provider JAMS, Judge Maas reflects on how the amendments have been used and misused by litigators and judgers alike.