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Google’s location privacy practices are under investigation in Arizona

Posted by   /  September 11, 2018  /  Cyberlaw and Cybersecurity, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

  By Tony Romm | The Washington Post Google’s alleged practice of recording location data about Android device owners even when they believe they have opted out of such tracking has sparked an investigation in Arizona, where the state’s attorney general could potentially levy a hefty fine against the search giant. The probe, initiated by […]

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Florence partners with Subex to cyber-secure infrastructure

Posted by   /  September 6, 2018  /  Cyberlaw and Cybersecurity, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  AZBigMedia Subex, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) and critical infrastructure security solutions provider, has announced it has partnered with the Town of Florence, Arizona to provide security to its critical public infrastructure. An agreement to this effect was recently signed by Florence and Subex. Once critical infrastructure comes online, it becomes vulnerable to […]

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The rise of cybersecurity insurance

Posted by   /  September 4, 2018  /  Cyberlaw and Cybersecurity  /  No Comments

By Shannon Vavra | Axios All companies are potential victims of cyber attacks, and buying insurance is one way many are trying to manage that risk. Why it matters: Companies hit by attacks are exposed to incredible costs — Equifax lost $4 billion in stock market value in just a week — so companies are […]

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Power to the drones: Utilities place bets on robots; Rose Law Group Cybersecurity, Privacy and Emerging Technologies Chairman Troy Roberts, expresses support

Posted by   /  July 16, 2018  /  Cyberlaw and Cybersecurity  /  No Comments

  By Stephen Jewkes, Christoph Steitz | Reuters Flying robots that can travel dozens of kilometers without stopping could be the next big thing for power companies. Utilities in Europe are looking to long-distance drones to scour thousands of miles of grids for damage and leaks in an attempt to avoid network failures that cost them […]

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Supreme Court opens the door to online sales taxes; law catching up with the times: Attorney Troy Roberts, chairman of Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Emerging Technologies

Posted by   /  June 21, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Cyberlaw and Cybersecurity, Economy  /  No Comments

  By Sam Baker | Axios The Supreme Court today paved the way for states to begin collecting sales taxes from online vendors. In a 5-4 decision, the court threw out a precedent that had blocked online sales taxes. Why it matters: Online retailers likely will have to pay billions more in taxes each year. […]

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How hackers can exploit devices used at home; hacking business data more a concern, says Logan Elia, Rose Law Group attorney practicing privacy law

Posted by   /  May 28, 2018  /  Cyberlaw and Cybersecurity  /  No Comments

By Olivia Beavers | The Hill As Americans increasingly fill their homes with smart technology, the risk of hackers exploiting their devices is growing. Experts say the expanding ecosystem of internet-connected devices such as smart thermostats, home security systems and electric door locks are increasingly susceptible to hackers, including those trying to leverage voice-command devices. […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] Alexa and Siri can hear this hidden command. You can’t.

Posted by   /  May 13, 2018  /  Cyberlaw and Cybersecurity  /  No Comments

Researchers can now send secret audio instructions undetectable to the human ear to Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant By Craig S. Smith | The New York Times Many people have grown accustomed to talking to their smart devices, asking them to read a text, play a song or set an alarm. But someone […]

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Bolton pushing to eliminate White House cyber job

Posted by   /  May 12, 2018  /  Cyberlaw and Cybersecurity  /  No Comments

The move could send the message ‘that the U.S. is taking the gas pedal off of cybersecurity,’ one former NSC official says By Eric Geller | POLITICO President Donald Trump’s national security team is weighing the elimination of the top White House cybersecurity job, multiple sources told POLITICO — a move that would come as […]

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U.S., U.K. warn of Russian cyberattacks to private homes; ‘raises the stakes,’ says Rose Law Group Cybersecurity, Privacy and Emerging Technologies Chairman Troy Roberts

Posted by   /  April 19, 2018  /  Cyberlaw and Cybersecurity  /  No Comments

RealtorMag The U.S. and Britain have issued a warning about Russian cyberattacks that could extend to individual homes. The warning was the first of its kind, The New York Times reports. The warning extends to possible cyberattacks to government and private organizations in both countries as well. The countries are asking the public to upgrade passwords and […]

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Governor Ducey Forms Arizona Cybersecurity Team; Governor’s office grasps importance of emerging technology and adaptation, says Troy Roberts, Rose Law Group Chairman of Cybersecurity

Posted by   /  March 2, 2018  /  Cyberlaw and Cybersecurity  /  No Comments

News Release March 1, 2018 (Editor’s note: News releases are published as submitted unless they contain errors of fact.) PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey today issued an executive order to create the Arizona Cybersecurity Team (ACT), a diverse team of experts from state, local, and federal government, the private sector, and higher education to work […]

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