Neither an insurer nor a claimant was entitled to summary judgment in a dispute over coverage of a ransomware attack, the Indiana Supreme Court has ruled, sending the case back to the trial court.
While in the post-pandemic world employees may still be able to spend at least a few days each month working in their pajamas, they will likely encounter more requirements, mandates and restrictions when doing so.
A California man accused of making online threats to bomb two suburban Indianapolis high schools in addition to a slew of other crimes was sentenced Friday by a federal judge to 75 years in prison.
Hoosiers looking to find a new furry friend via the Internet need to watch out for scammers, the Indiana Attorney General’s office announced Thursday.
IndyBar: Professional and Technical Civility in Electronic Discovery — Five Tips on How to Avoid a “Discovery War”
Electronic discovery — like discovery generally — can bring out the best and the worst in lawyers, potentially turning any discovery dispute into a full-blown “discovery war.” But it doesn’t have to be this way! It’s possible to navigate the process in an amicable manner without losing sight of your client’s needs. Here are five suggestions for promoting professional and technical civility in the e-discovery process.
Hoosiers eligible to receive restitution as a result of a 2017 Equifax data breach that exposed the Social Security numbers and other private information of millions of people should quickly file their claims, according to the Indiana Attorney General’s office.
Rejecting President Donald Trump’s persistent claims and complaints, a broad coalition of top government and industry officials is declaring that the Nov. 3 voting and the following count unfolded smoothly with no more than the usual minor hiccups.
Anthem Inc. has agreed to pay a group of states $39.5 million to settle claims the health insurer failed to safeguard its data, a breach that led to a massive computer hacking in 2015 that compromised the private information of 78.8 million customers and former customers.
A major provider of software services to state, county and local governments, including the online publishing of election results and the online records system for Indiana state courts, told customers Wednesday that an unknown intruder broke into its phone and information technology systems.
The Trump administration has charged a Russian national in a sweeping plot to sow distrust in the American political process and imposed sanctions against a Russia-linked Ukrainian lawmaker accused of interfering in the U.S. presidential election.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana is warning Hoosiers of scam phone calls being made by “spoofing” the federal district court’s main phone number to intimidate residents, the federal court alerted in a Wednesday announcement.
A Marion Superior judge has ordered Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson to produce documents to back up her claim that the public should not see emails and other communications about the reliability and security of voting machines because they could jeopardize cyberterrorism security.
As the effects of data breaches have come to light over the last few decades, individual states and the federal government have taken action to attempt to bolster data security practices.
E-Discovery, Cybersecurity and Information Governance Section leaders Jennifer Tudor Wright and Katrina Gossett Kelly recently presented a successful and informative CLE for the IndyBar: Practical Tips to Bolster your Legal Hold Notice.
Skeleton crews at the office and the general distraction of the developing COVID-19 situation create windows of opportunity for social engineering tactics such as phishing. Now is a good time to remind your team that they are the first, and in some cases, the only line of defense against social engineering.
Indiana has secured a $19.5 million settlement from Equifax over a 2017 data breach that exposed the Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people.
A Hoosier oil company that suffered monetary losses after a ransomware attack on its computer system did not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that its insurance policy included coverage for such attacks.
In his practice at Mallor Grodner in Bloomington, attorney D. Michael Allen is seeing more and more cases that have a digital component. While he learned on the job, he also enrolled in the IU Maurer School of Law cybersecurity master’s program.
More than $250,000 in attorney fees and costs have been awarded to numerous nonparties and an Indiana healthcare giant against Lutheran Health Network in Fort Wayne after the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed the nonparties were entitled to seek the fees to recoup costs associated with tracking down a harassing blogger.
A northwestern Indiana hospital system is warning more than 68,000 patients that their personal information, including Social Security numbers and health records, may have been exposed during a data breach.