cybersecurity

09May 2019
Internet Domains

Consider this situation: you get to work one morning and attempt to open your computer.  A pop-up message tells you that your hard drive is encrypted and demands that you make a payment, in Bitcoin, to get access to your files.  Your coworkers have the same experience.  Your company’s servers are frozen.  You and your […]

02Aug 2018
Internet Domains

In our April newsletter, we told you about the ‘General Data Protection Regulation’ (GDPR) that went into effect in the EU on May 25, 2018.   That European regulation provides sweeping privacy requirements for anyone that does business with or collect identifying information on European residents.  We opined that an American GDPR would not happen here […]

28Dec 2017
Question on a Keyboard

Consider, hypothetically, that you are in the process of a nasty divorce.  Using your company-owned laptop, you e-mail your divorce attorney about all of the times you cheated on your spouse, complete with action photos of each of your romantic soul mates and detailed descriptions of the unique talents of each one. Now your spouse’s […]