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SmartEdgeLaw Quoted on NYDFS Final Cybersecurity Regulations

Attorney Richard Santalesa was quoted on the time and deadlines coming for entities affected by newly enacted New York State Dept of Financial Services CyberSecurity Regs, which went into effect on March 1, 2017 following two rounds of drafts and public comment. The article in SecurityIntelligence, New York State Codifies Financial Cybersecurity Regulations, available here, […]

Sm@rtEdgeLaw NYDFS CyberRegs Summary Highlighted and Republished

SmartEdgeLaw Attorney, Richard Santalesa’s recent summary of NYDFS’ newly issued Cybersecurity Regulations, was recently reposted by boutique cybersecurity consulting firm, Delta Risk LLC, for its clients at New York’s Proposed Cyber Security Rules Could Have Far-Reaching Effects on Banks, Insurers, and Other Financial Firms, at

SmartEdge Presenting at IAPP KnowledgeNet on new CT data breach statute

The SmartEdgeLaw Group is happy to announce its participation in the upcoming Sept 29, 2015 IAPP KnowledgeNet to be held at the Hartford Convention Center in conjunction with the 2015 Information Governance Conference.  Attendance at the KnowledgeNet is free of charge, but registration is required.  IAPP members can received a 15% discount for the full InfoGovCon15 […]

SmartEdgeLaw Quoted on 3D Printing Legal Issues

SmartEdgeLaw Group Attorney was recently quoted on the legal issues and concerns for IP owners posed by the rise of 3D Printers in an article by noted technology journalist Pam Baker in InformationWeek’s article, 3D Printers: IT’s Next Great Data Challenge, available at In the article Santalesa noted the difficulties that will arise regarding […]

Space Still Available: Transactional Aspects of Big Data

Space is still available to attend SmartEdgeLaw attorney Richard Santalesa’s Thurs., January 15th CPE presentation on the issues of Big Data in transactions, including M&A’s, joint ventures and service agreements.  Details below. Transactional Aspects of Big Data and Related Privacy Issues Stamford, CT · Thursday, January 15, 2015 Please join us at the upcoming KnowledgeNet and hear from Richard […]

SmartEdgeLaw Comments on SCOTUS Cell Phone Case

SmartEdge was asked for commentary regarding the recent Supreme Court case of Riley v. California, regarding warrantless searches of smart phones in search incident to arrest situations. The resulting article, Where the Supreme Court Ruling, Law Enforcement Spyware and FISC Collide, appears here

Sm@rtEdgeLaw Now a Member of InfraGard – Cybersecurity Partnership

We’re pleased to announce that founding attorney, Richard Santalesa, has been accepted as a member of InfraGard, and looks forward to employing InfraGard’s expertise on behalf of Sm@rtEdgeLaw’s client base and our communities. InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and the private sector as “an association of persons who represent businesses, academic institutions, state […]

Join us June12 at IAPP KnowledgeNet CT

Please join us at the upcoming IAPP KnowledgeNet CT on June 12 4-6pm at the offices of Shipman & Goodwin LLP, One Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103.  Refreshments will be served. Our topic: Data Breach Responses: Practical Lessons From the Target Trenches and Beyond Our meeting will include featured speakers and a group round table discussion […]

Update: Registration Open for ABA Privacy and Social Media Webinar – May 7th

Sm@rtEdgeLaw Group™ will be discussing “Privacy and Social Media” in an upcoming American Bar Association webinar May 7th with colleagues at other firms and organizations.  Social media is everywhere.  Join this webinar for an update on the latest social media legal issues and challenges.  Attorney CLE credit available. Register at Program Description: Program Description: Social media […]

Upcoming Webinar April 17 – “Data Breach Aftermaths”

Join us for our April 17 webinar, Data Breach Aftermath: Next Steps To Clean Up The Mess, hosted by the National Constitution Center, with details, registration and agenda information available here. Data Breaches have unfortunately become near daily occurrences, with news reports – like those covering Target’s recent mammoth breach – sending chills up the […]

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