FTC Closes 70% of Cyber Security Cases It Opens, but That’s Not All Good News

Dealing with Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) cyber security standards can be a daunting task, as the FTC enforces cyber security issues under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act, which prohibits “deceptive” and “unfair” business practices generally.  Beyond that general mandate, however, there are no hard-and-fast guidelines as to what the FTC considers to be “reasonable” by way of cyber security efforts a company may have taken before a breach.  Indeed, the FTC has pointed to at least seven different sources of information as to what a company should do to keep customer and employee data safe:

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FLSA Overtime Exemptions - Countdown to Compliance - Webinar

HSE Labor and Employment attorneys Amy L. Hemenway and Benjamin E. Mudrick discussed the Department of Labor's May 18th final rule implementing changes to the tests to qualify for the white collar exemptions from overtime under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.

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DOL’s Changes to the FLSA Salary Test for White Collar Exemptions Expand Overtime Eligibility

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule calling for changes to the regulations governing the three white collar (executive, administrative and professional) exemptions from overtime under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.  The final rule, which follows a proposed rule issued in July 2015, takes effect December 1, 2016. 

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HSE's F. Paul Greene joins guest panel for 2016 Upstate New York Regional Cybersecurity Forum

HSE Partner and Chair of HSE's Privacy and Data Security Practice F. Paul Greene featured as part of the "Ask the Expert" Panel at the upcoming Upstate New York Regional Cybersecurity Forum. 

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Are You at Risk? Attend our upcoming Cyber Security Webinar

Are You at Risk? Attend our upcoming Cyber Security Webinar

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