Your Company Just Enabled a Remote Workplace. . . but is it Secure?

By: James Pray | 03.31.2020

  The rapid spread of COVID-19 in the US has forced many companies to establish remote access to their systems in order to continue to operate. As an attorney working with clients on data security matters, I am seeing an uptick in compromised Microsoft Office 365 accounts as companies make the transition. Office 365 is Read…

Responding to a Breach Incident

By: Brian McCormac | 05.30.2019

Article written by BrownWinick 2019 Summer Law Clerk, Casey Sievert, and BrownWinick attorney, Brian McCormac With the growing number of data security incidents and the potential for bet-the-company sized risks, it is crucial to know how to navigate such an event. BrownWinick’s data security and privacy team specializes in helping businesses understand the next steps after they discover Read…

Targeted Cyber Attacks are Rapidly Increasing in 2019

By: James Pray | 05.10.2019

Your company, your vendors and suppliers, and your customers are currently under the biggest wave of cyber-attacks that I’ve seen since the internet was created. If you have not noticed this latest wave of attacks, your vendors and customers have or your company may simply not be aware that it has already been attacked. Along Read…

Who Has Your Data? And What Are They Doing With It?

By: Drew Larson | 06.11.2018

BrownWinick attorneys Drew Larson and Brian McCormac were quoted in an article titled, “Who Has Your Data? And What Are They Doing With It?,” in the June 2018 edition of the City View Magazine. Read…

GDPR is Here-Is Your Business Ready?

By: Thomas Story | 05.24.2018

When you think of Black Friday, you may cringe about stampeding customers seeking bargains the day after Thanksgiving.  However, Friday, May 25, 2018 brings an entirely different source of dread for businesses: compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).  You are not alone if your business is not ready for GDPR, as a recent Read…

Cybersecurity

By: BrownWinick | 03.15.2016

Drew Larson, an attorney at BrownWInick, was quoted in an article titled, “Cybersecurity,” in the March 2016 edition of the Business Record Iowa (in partnership with The Iowa Association of Business and Industry). Read…

Cyber-Security – A Concern for Iowa

By: BrownWinick | 03.11.2016

Drew Larson, an attorney at BrownWinick, was a guest on the Insight on Business and News Hour Radio Show. Drew spoke with Michael Libbie on attempting to inform and engage businesses about the real threat of cyber-security issues. Read…

Cybersecurity and Your Board of Directors

By: BrownWinick | 04.13.2015

Check out BrownWinick attorney Matt McKinney’s latest blog post, Cybersecurity and Your Board of Directors, featured in the Business Record‘s IowaBiz Blog. Read more IowaBiz Blogs at www.iowabiz.com. Read…