DO’s and DONT’s of Hard Drive Destruction & Disposal

By: Rachel Lau, Social Media, Arts & Design, Guardian Data Destruction Hard drive destruction isn’t as easy as it seems! Destroying a hard drive goes beyond deleting files, smashing it on the ground, and then tossing it out. To securely destroy a hard drive and its expired (and possibly quite confidential) data, enterprises need a View Article →

Eight Key Estate-Planning Tips You Can Take to the Bank

By: Joy Matak, JD, LLM, Principal and Trusts and Estates National Practice Co-Leader, CohnReznick As 2019 has now ended, it’s time to get your finances and your estate in shape. The federal exemption from estate taxes has never been higher, and income taxes are relatively low. Before the holidays arrive to eat up your time View Article →

USCIS Expands Guidance About What Constitutes Good Moral Character for Naturalization For The USCIS Policy Manual

By: David Nachman, Esq., Managing Attorney, Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, P.C. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services expanded its policy guidance regarding unlawful acts that may prevent an applicant from meeting the good moral character (GMC) requirement for naturalization. The commission of, or conviction or imprisonment for, an unlawful act, during the statutory View Article →

Home for the Holidays? Mind Your Elders

By: Wendy Hoey Sheinberg, Partner, Rivkin Radler Going home for the holidays means different things to different people. If your plans involve older relatives, the holidays can provide insights that can help avoid disaster. It can be hard to know when and how to raise delicate age-related issues with your parents. How do you tell View Article →

Crooks Using Hacked Websites to Download Trojan Malware

By: Joseph Imperato, Sr., Partner, XSolutions Last week, we issued an alert about a fake Windows update delivering ransomware. Now, cyber-crooks upped their game by hacking into legitimate WordPress websites, injecting redirect scripts, and displaying fake Flash Player update alerts. According to ZDNet, if the user clicks the “Update” or “Later” buttons, the script takes the View Article →