Think you don’t need to comply with the new European Union General Data Protection Regulations now in effect? Think again. Diana McKenzie and Nicole Pope explain how the new GDPR rules could seriously impact U.S. businesses in this article for Savannah Morning News.
Cyber attacks of business computer systems and websites are increasingly common. This article discusses security measures that can help protect against attacks.
As our world becomes increasingly networked and Internet-centric, data and security breaches are more frequent and commonplace. HunterMaclean attorney Milt Petersen discusses how companies can prepare for and mitigate the resulting damages of a security breach in his article for Business in Savannah.
Handout by Diana J. P. McKenzie at presentation to the Association of Corporate Counsel Georgia Chapter in Atlanta, Georgia, in October 2014.
In our increasingly interconnected world, technology is constantly providing new tools and new opportunities, creating business models that were almost unthinkable only a few years earlier. Many of these new tools involve the use of “software-as-a-service” (or SaaS), in which a vendor or service-provider makes a software application available for widespread use through an Internet site or mobile app. The near-universality of mobile devices and wireless or broadband communications is now enabling SaaS to transform how we conduct both our lives and our businesses.
While Bitcoin gains traction as a burgeoning digital payment system, the concerns regarding its use grow as well. More than 60,000 online retailers now accept the “virtual cash,” and the UK has announced that Britain may start treating Bitcoin as a legitimate currency. But what, exactly, is Bitcoin? And what does a business need to know before accepting it as payment? Diana McKenzie, chair of HunterMaclean’s information technology practice, sheds light on these questions in her article for Savannah Morning News.
The increase in data breaches, as well as their associated costs, are frightening statistics for any business, not just nationwide chains. Diana J. P. McKenzie discusses a few ways companies can be proactive about protecting assets both before and after a security breach.