#FeaturedStory – The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means, how to respond


“Ultimately, the ability of government systems and public authorities to adapt will determine their survival. If they prove capable of embracing a world of disruptive change, subjecting their structures to the levels of transparency and efficiency that will enable them to maintain their competitive edge, they will endure. If they cannot evolve, they will face increasing trouble.”

Read the full article here or the video here



#TechnologyLaw – N.Y.’s New Cybersecurity Regulations: What Financial Services Companies Need To Know


As an instance of regulators attempting to establish best practice principles, The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has adopted rules requiring financial institutions to take certain measures to safeguard their data and inform state regulators about cybersecurity incidents. Cybersecurity Rule requires each covered financial institution to maintain a “cybersecurity program” designed to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of its Information and Systems.

The original article by Nathan D. Taylor and Adam J. Fleisher of Morrison & Foerster LLP can be read here


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