In the April 22, 2011 Boston Business Journal article, entitled, "Pressure Point: Online Privacy —
Privacy is Potentially a Costly Workplace Issue," I was interviewed regarding some of the recent developments in privacy and security law for employers:
- “Most of the time, data breaches don’t come down to a failure of technology or inadequate technology. It comes down to someone doing something stupid,” said Colin Zick, a partner in the Boston office of Foley Hoag. “In the Mass General case, an employee took some records on the Red Line and lost them.”
- “When companies are bombarded with phishing emails, it’s akin to the notion of fighting off terrorism,” Zick says. “You only have to miss once to have a privacy breach. Education is important because the creativity of human beings often outpaces technology defenses.”
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