Chris Schwarz

Data Breaches: A Decentralized Solution to a Typically Centralized Problem

Data breaches never cease to grab headlines these days. In fact, we hear of them so often that the destruction they leave behind may not even make many of us flinch anymore. As long as the data is somebody else’s, people might just choose to look the other way. But with more and more data…

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An Associate’s View—Data Privacy Security Tips for Working Remotely

The twenty-first century law firm is beginning to look like the twenty-first century. A look around the office shows maybe half of the computers are warmed by the physical presence of attorneys and staff feverishly at work, but all the computers are quietly chugging away writing motions and entering billable time. No, the other attorneys…

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Ransomware Attack Targets Patient Data at LabCorp

LabCorp is a North Carolina-based laboratory testing facility managing over 2.5 million lab tests per week at over 1,900 patient centers throughout the United States. LabCorp is also a recent victim of a major ransomware attack. In a ransomware attack, the assailant uses a program to encrypt a computer and all of its files and…

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GrayKey and Privacy

One of the newer third-party devices for iPhones may be on its way to a quick irrelevancy. Local law enforcement and other agencies across the country have been inquiring into potentially using a device called GrayKey. GrayKey is a small, cheap device that promises to completely unlock up-to-date iPhones. The latest reports reveal the technology…

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