Nevada: Hey, Don’t Forget About Me!

All eyes are on the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) as the January 1, 2020 doomsday for this first-of-its-kind comprehensive privacy law (on this side of the pond) quickly approaches. However, amid the chaos and freaky Friday the 13th wrap-up of the California legislative session that leaves us […]

Golden State Variations

Business Impact of the CCPA Amendments Since the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) passed in June 2018, legislators have proposed and stakeholders have lobbied on more than a dozen amendments addressing various components of the CCPA. September 13 was the close of this legislative term and thus the […]

Head to Head Collision

Given trends toward digitization and remote transaction, senior security professionals have long expected that biometric identification would be the clear future of security, obviating need for account codes and social security numbers. Safely transferring and storing a retinal scan or voice print makes more sense than memorized numbers […]

Robot Tax Rebuttal

Automation can perform both routine physical activities as well as cognitive capabilities. This capability development has made policymakers and the public nervous about the impact on workers and their wages. In Ted Claypoole’s post Stacking The Deck For Workers Over Machines, he acknowledges that there is a partisan […]

Hack, What Hack? Nothing to See Here.

I was recently asked to explain companies’ rationale for failing to report cybercrimes. Each situation has unique reasons and justifications, but I decided to tackle the most obvious and human cause for such behavior – humiliation. This is not a new trend. Businesses often resist reporting cybercrimes for […]

2019: A Bot Odyssey

Hal: Good afternoon, gentlemen. I am a HAL 9000 computer. I became operational at the H.A.L. plant in Urbana, Illinois on the 12th of January 1992. My instructor was Mr. Langley, and he taught me to sing a song. If you’d like to hear it, I can sing […]