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Congress must act on new FBI hacking powers (access required)

On Dec. 1, the federal government enacted the most significant (publicly disclosed) expansion of government surveillance authorities since the passage of the FISA Amendments Act, or FAA, of 2008, which put Congress’ stamp of approval on the Bush administration’s warrantless ...

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Participants in a joint venture must plan carefully (access required)

It is commonly accepted that teamwork has significant advantages, but in competitive industries the idea of partnering with a competitor can often seem counterintuitive. What benefits are there to gain from joining forces with a rival? As many contractors and ...

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The rising trend in cyberwarfare that is paralyzing businesses (access required)

A recent government report estimates that, on average, more than 4,000 ransomware attacks have occurred daily since January 1, 2016, a 300 percent increase over the approximately 1,000 attacks per day in 2015. These attacks focus on the healthcare industry ...

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Find your business niche (access required)

As more time goes on, I am seeing even more clearly how beneficial my decision to focus on such a narrow niche really is. I reconnected with a colleague that I had not talked to in a few years because ...

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Integrating virtual reality into your business (access required)

Virtual reality has and will continue to disrupt the tech industry. Since its inception, VR has been commonly seen as an outlet for leisure and exploring new gaming terrains among millennials. VR is now becoming more than entertainment; it is ...

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An infusion of hope for those who pay health care bills

No matter what else is going on in the economy or on the planet, one thing has stayed the same for decades: uncertainty about where health care costs are going. Health care is one of the most common topics we ...

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The aging lawyer: how to redefine a life in the law (access required)

We met in the early ’90s, as student and adjunct faculty member at Suffolk University Law School. A few years later we became colleagues, for five years, as sole practitioner and associate at a law firm specializing in elder law. ...

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The overtime law is on hold for now – but be prepared for changes (access required)

Earlier this year, the Department of Labor announced proposed rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act  that would change the way more millions of workers in the U.S. are paid for overtime. When employees work over 40 hours in a ...

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The future of cybersecurity is approaching (access required)

I’ve been lucky enough to have a very exciting career in cybersecurity. I’ve worked for the military, started two successful cybersecurity companies and worked with a variety of government, industry and academic institutions and security experts. I’d like to share ...

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With Dec. 1 overtime deadline off for now, employers wonder: What’s next?

A judge’s Nov. 22 ruling on much-anticipated federal overtime rule changes has forced some difficult decisions for employers, many of whom had already announced or even implemented salary changes based on the upcoming changes. And it’s not clear what’s going ...

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