New Jersey Lawyer Magazine Cybersecurity Issue

By Darren M. Gelber |   Dec. 13, 2016


Darren Gelber, chair of the firm's Cyber State Legal Resource Group, was the co-special editor of this month's issue of New Jersey Lawyer magazine, focuced on Cybersecurity.  The publication contains articles providing valuable insights on the legal remifications of cutting edge cybersecurity issues:


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The Devil That You Know: The Greatest Threat to Your Information is You

By Gregory D. Shaffer |   Jun. 21, 2016

In the past several years, news stories about notorious, massive data breaches and cybersecurity attacks have become commonplace. As a result, we often take comfort in the assumption that data security breaches are perpetrated by outside criminal actors, including organized criminal organizations, and that any organization smaller than a Target or Sony will be uninteresting and ignored by this outside threat. Unfortunately, while there are many hackers and identity thieves out there targeting larger organizations, career criminals are not the number one source of data breach threats. In fact, the best way to protect against the release of personal, proprietary and confidential data to the outside is by taking a closer look at what's going on inside our own organizations.

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Cornell Prescription Pharmacy Settles Allegations Of Violating The HIPAA Rules

By John P. Murdoch II |   Feb. 24, 2016

An action by the federal Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) highlights the importance that all health care providers regardless of size must be careful to comply with the privacy rules and security adopted pursuant to the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA Rules”).  Such compliance efforts—while they must conform to what appears to be extensive and complex regulations—do not necessarily need to be complicated or difficult.

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Pharmacy Practice in the Digital Age: Addressing Cyber-Security Concerns with E-Prescribing

By Angelo J. Cifaldi |   Jan. 6, 2016

Frequent advancements in technology often require professionals to update their technology in order to provide the best service for their consumers, and healthcare is no exception.  In the world of pharmacies, electronic prescriptions offer both doctors and pharmacists additional benefits and convenience over conventional prescribing  in providing care for their patients. For patients, the resulting improved provider collaboration means time saved and better health management. However, recent cybersecurity headlines, such as the 2014 Sony Pictures Entertainment hack, has intensified  public scrutiny over the security of digital management of patient information.

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