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How to Protect Your Business From Voice Phishing

August 26, 2020

How to Protect Your Business From Voice Phishing Voice phishing, or vishing, incidents have risen significantly in the United States since July 2020. On August 20, 2020, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (“CISA”) released a Joint Cybersecurity Advisory, describing cybercriminals’ attempts to extract sensitive information from employees…

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ESTA Update

April 2, 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, travelers who entered the U.S. under the Visa Waiver Program (or “ESTA”) may find themselves in a difficult set of circumstances: should an ESTA traveler depart the U.S. at the end of the 90-day authorized stay with all the obvious risks of doing so, or should the ESTA…

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Mecklenburg County, North Carolina-Stay at Home order

March 25, 2020

Effective Thursday, March 26th at 8:00 am, non-essential businesses located in a must discontinue operations, with the exception of work that can be completed remotely at employees’ residences. The Stay at Home Order will remain in effect for twenty-one days, or until April 16th. Stay-at-Home Order Which businesses are exempt from this order? Which businesses…

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COVID-19 and the Force Majeure

March 24, 2020

The current pandemic brought on by the COVID-19 virus has impacted supply chains; the ability to move around freely; and in some cases has shut down manufacturing entirely. Government actions including declaring states of emergency, closing borders and shelter in place orders may be the types of events that often fall within the parameters of…

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Consumer Data Privacy and the Law — When DNA Testing Companies Share Your Genetic Data, What’s Next?

February 5, 2019

Privacy and the Law — When DNA Testing Companies Share Your Genetic Data, What’s Next? by Angela C. Schulz, Associate Attorney Privacy of health and genetic data has long been the subject of data protection laws. However, FamilyTreeDNA, a consumer DNA-testing company has recently announced that it will be voluntarily sharing access to its vast…

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