Root Causes of IT Project Failure Series: Typical Causes of Action in IT Project Failure Litigation
    This is the second installment of a series on the root causes of IT project failure. This article covers five of the most frequent causes of actions that appear in IT project failure litigation.
    The Fundamentals of Data Security
    Read Josh Siegel’s article on several measures a company can take to assess the state of its data security practices to help prevent data breaches and security instances.
    Root Causes of IT Project Failure Series: Introduction to the Series
    This is the first installment of a series on the root causes of IT project failure. This article provides a list of 20+ prominent root causes of software implementation failure that will be discussed in forthcoming blogs.
    Fifth Circuit Vacates $4.3 Million M.D. Anderson HIPAA Penalty in Data Privacy Dispute
    On January 14, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated a $4.3 million civil monetary penalty charged by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) against the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
    D.C. District Court Orders Production of Forensic Reports in Data Breach Litigation, Refuting Work-Product and Attorney-Client Privileges
    On January 12, 2021, a judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted the plaintiff’s “motion to compel production of a forensic report prepared by an external security-consulting firm” in the data breach matter of Wengui v. Clark Hill, PLC et al.
    FTC Announces Settlement with Photo Storage App Developer Over Facial Recognition Data Privacy Concerns
    On January 11, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a settlement with Everalbum, Inc., following allegations that the photograph storage application developer had deceived customers regarding its “Ever” application’s use of facial recognition technology to tag images.