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5 Data Security and Compliance Issues in Higher Education

Cyberattacks versus colleges and universities are undeniably lucrative for attackers.  … [Read more...]

CCTV is a Data Compliance Issue

As a company owner, you may well think that you can install closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras as you see fit on company premises, but the reality is a little different. … [Read more...]

Top 7 Data Security Concerns for Lawyers

Relative to the sensitivity of the data that they protect, law firms have some of the laxest information security that you can find. … [Read more...]

13 Compliance Requirements for Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS)

The Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) is the largest division of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and is comprised of several departments, including the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS) and the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). CJIS provides law enforcement agencies … [Read more...]

The Lepide Guide to FERPA Compliance

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) is a United States federal law that determines how educational information can be accessed. The law give parents access to their child’s education records, and more control over how their data can be disclosed. In most cases, the school is required to obtain consent from the parents before disclosing their child’s … [Read more...]

What Is the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GBLA)?

The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) has been around since 1999, but it doesn't just affect financial services, it also requires higher education to comply. … [Read more...]

Is Ethical AI Development Possible?

When you consider all the implications of a world where AI rules supreme, are ethics even possible? … [Read more...]

The Cybersecurity Risks of Remote Employees Working From Home

The latest news and lockdowns around the world may seem drastic to some managers, but the reality is that working from home is the future for all office workers. … [Read more...]

What Is FERPA and What Are the Necessary Security Controls?

The right to privacy for individuals impacts just about every industry, and education is no different. … [Read more...]

What is the HIPAA Omnibus Rule?

In this article, we discuss what the HIPAA Omnibus Rule is and how it relates to HIPAA and HITECH. … [Read more...]