Protecting Your Internet Brand and Online Identity – Faegre Drinker on Law and Technology Podcast

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In current times where an online presence is just as crucial as a business’s physical assets, it is more important than ever to proactively protect and maintain your organization’s brand and identity. In this episode of the Faegre Drinker on Law and Technology Podcast, host Jason G. Weiss discusses strategies and solutions to protect your brand with intellectual property partner Tore DeBella.

The conversation tackles a number of questions, including:

  • How do we protect a company’s brand and how does that affect the organization’s identity?
  • What are the primary ways bad actors can attack a company’s brand or identity online?
  • How can an organization protect their domain?
  • What steps can clients take to protect their brands and identities online?

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What Are Blockchain, Crypto and NFTs? A Deeper Look – Faegre Drinker on Law and Technology Podcast

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As of March 2022, there are more than 18,000 different crypto currencies in service for a total market capitalization of $2 trillion. In this episode of the Faegre Drinker on Law and Technology Podcast, host Jason G. Weiss chats with Faegre Drinker partner Jeff Blumberg and associate Jane Blaney, to revisit the world of crypto and not only discuss the foundations of crypto currencies, but also explore the world of blockchain and non-fungible tokens, or NFTs.

The conversation tackles a number of questions, including:

  • What is blockchain and what makes it different from traditional recordkeeping processes?
  • What exactly is crypto currency? What is important to understand about it?
  • What exactly is an NFT? How do they work in easy-to-understand concepts?
  • What uses are there for blockchain, both using crypto currencies and in uses other than crypto currency?
  • Are crypto currencies considered “legal tender”? Can people use them like normal money?
  • How can and will NFTs be used in other ways in our society as these concepts grow?

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What Is the Information Blocking Rule? – Faegre Drinker on Law and Technology Podcast

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Want to better understand what the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s (ONC) Information Blocking Rule (IBR) is, how it works and why we need it? In this episode of the Faegre Drinker on Law and Technology Podcast, host Jason G. Weiss sits down with Faegre Drinker partners Jeff Ganiban and Doriann Cain, and associate Alex Eschenroeder to discuss all things IBR.

Expected in September 2022, the final draft of the HHS Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) first IBR enforcement rule is aimed at two of the three actor types defined in the IBR: Health IT Developers of Certified Health IT and Health Information Networks / Health Information Exchanges. Under the Cures Act, each IBR violation by a Health IT Developer of Certified Health IT or Health Information Network / Health Information Exchange would be subject to penalties of up to $1 million. The expected rule will establish how the OIG intends to assess and enforce these penalties. (Unfortunately, there is still no guidance on when we can expect a rule regarding the penalties that will apply to IBR violations by Health Care Providers.)

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Discussion on the Dangers of Wire Transfer Fraud Cyberattacks – Faegre Drinker on Law and Technology Podcast

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Wire transfer fraud cyberattacks: they cost U.S. businesses billions of dollars each year, but you can take action to minimize your risk. In this episode of the Faegre Drinker on Law and Technology Podcast, host Jason G. Weiss talks with intellectual property Partner Ken Dort about this cyber threat also known as business email compromise attacks. They discuss how wire fraud happens, who’s at risk for these attacks, and the complicated process of recovering losses after hackers hit an organization. Jason and Ken also talk through the steps businesses can take now to reduce their risk of wire fraud down the road. 

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What Are Social Engineering Attacks? How Can You Protect Yourself? – A Faegre Drinker on Law and Technology Podcast

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Social engineering attacks are at the core of all cyberattacks, as threat actors use many different types of psychological manipulation to kick off their cyberattacks. In this episode of the Faegre Drinker on Law and Technology Podcast, host Jason G. Weiss welcomes Peter Baldwin — who focuses his practice in white collar criminal investigations and cyber-incident response — and they explore the ins and outs of social engineering attacks, how to identify them and how to defeat them.

In this episode with a special twist, Pete takes the “host microphone” and chats with Jason, who takes on the role of podcast guest tackling a number of questions, including:

  • What are the main underlying pillars of a social engineering attack? What is their foundation and what makes them successful?
  • How do the more common social engineering attacks work? Such as phishing, spear phishing, whaling, business email compromises, dumpster diving, smishing, vishing, catfishing, gas lighting and SIM swapping?
  • What are the top targets in health care, financial services and manufacturing?
  • What are some good defenses to help people prevent many of the more common social engineering attacks?

Russia, Cybersecurity & Government Contracting – Faegre Drinker on Law and Technology Podcast

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has created a host of challenges for the U.S. government to address, including the need to prepare for potential Russian cyberattacks and questions about how to handle Russian connections to supply chains and government contracts. In this episode of the Faegre Drinker on Law and Technology Podcast, host Jason G. Weiss sits down with Faegre Drinker partners Dana Pashkoff and Jessica Abrahams to unpack the thorny issues at the nexus of Russia, cybersecurity and U.S. government activity.

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