Category: Cybersecurity

Data Breach ALERT; Capital One | Vernon Litigation Group

On July 29, 2019 Capital One suffered a historic Data Breach involving 106 million people’s records, including; social security numbers, bank account numbers, names, addresses, credit applications, credit limits, credit balances and other information being compromised. Although historic in nature, this breach differs from those such as Equifax and or Marriott due to principle of the hack. The criminal was not in conjunction with an outside hacking ring nor did […]

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Facebook’s Libra: A Perspective from your Investor Rights Attorney

Facebook has become a household name throughout the world Today, it is seemingly impossible to find someone that has not heard of Facebook. Whether you associate it with the recent high profile lawsuits in the headlines or you are an everyday user or anywhere in between.  Others could argue that Facebook has pioneered and mastered the global connection, as they are reaching two (2) billion users worldwide.  Detractors may say […]

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A Shift in Fees | Vernon Litigation Group

Industry Changes Which Could Reduce the Costs of Portfolio Management A Shift in Portfolio Management Fees, Artificial Intelligence to blame? We agree with the Investment News assessment earlier this year that Schwab’s move from traditional assets-under-management fee to a flat monthly charge for robo-advising may begin to change the fee structure of the securities industry.. Based on our knowledge of the investment industry, we are also aware of many high […]

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DATA BREACH ALERT! | Vernon Litigation Group

U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION DATA BREACH IS ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF WHY OUTSIDE CONSULTANTS MUST HAVE SYSTEMS DESIGNED TO PROTECT CLIENT ASSETS According to an article in TechCrunch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed that a data breach exposed the photos of both travelers and vehicles traveling in and out of the U.S.  As with many data breaches, an invited vendor or legitimate subcontractor accessed the data and, in turn, […]

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