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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna of counsel Chris Meyer participated in the Albany Business Review's Table of Experts Cybersecurity.  The discussion focused on how businesses across the country are dealing with data security concerns, data breaches, best practices for keeping information secure and how new regulations could impact businesses. Click here to download a PDF transcript of the discussion

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WOH attorney Chris Meyer recently published an article for the April 2017 edition of the Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) Magazine. The article details New York’s new cybersecurity regulations, and how those regulations present both a challenge and an opportunity for PIA agents operating in New York, and how agents who address the challenges can seize new business opportunities. Click here to download the full article.

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Increasing cyber threats and changing regulations create new challenges for business leaders in companies of all sizes. Click here to view WOH attorney Chris Meyer’s recent webinar on emerging cybersecurity law issues that will affect senior business executives and board directors in 2017. To download a PDF of the slides used in the presentation, click on the link below. Download Cybersecurity-and-the-C-Suite.pdf.

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WOH Attorney Chris Meyer recently participated in the Albany Business Review’s Table of Experts on Cybersecurity. The Table of Experts brings together experts for a discussion on a current topic. Joining Chris was Joe Vigorito, Director of Mobility and Security at Annese & Associates in Albany. The discussion was moderated by Albany Law professor Antony Hayes. Download the full article

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New York’s “first in the nation” financial services cybersecurity rules have been finalized and will go into effect on March 1, 2017. The final regulations cover every business regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”), including but not limited to banks, credit unions, insurers, and mortgage companies. Covered entities have until August 28, 2017 to comply, although longer compliance dates are applicable to some specific provisions. [...]

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