Author Archives: Matthew MacLean, JD

Matthew MacLean is a Regulatory Consultant for Cascade Asset Management, LLC.

Six Public Speaking Tips from the Trial Lawyer Arsenal

Alright! Your hard work, initiative, and/or utter brilliance finally caught the attention of your boss. You’re moving up. You’ve reached the next rung on the ladder. You’ve arrived! Now that you’ve arrived, however, you have to give presentations and speeches. Enter the wonderful and terrifying world of public speaking. The words “public speaking” strike fear into the hearts of even ...

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Seven Tips to Upgrade Your Work Conversations

We live in a tech world. That is particularly true of people reading this publication. Tech can be amazing. It brings us software that makes business more efficient and data centers powerful enough for companies to operate seamlessly across the globe. Tech also provides connection and communication tools that give almost limitless freedom of movement. But texts, tweets, emails, and ...

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FTC as Data Security Watch Dogs – Data Security Enforcement on the Rise

By Matt MacLean, Cascade Asset Management ITAK V10 I4 Unfortunately, 2014 was another banner year for data breach incidents, resulting in numerous class actions and government investigations.  Data security protection was thought to be coming from the Department of Homeland Security, in the form of its Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity developed by the National Institute of Standards and ...

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Important HIPAA Updates – Omnibus Rule Compliance, Enforcement Updates and Risk Assessment Tool

By Matthew MacLean, Cascade Asset Management, LLC ITAK V9 I9 September brings the final compliance date for the HIPAA Omnibus Rule (Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules, Jan. 25, 2013).  HIPAA-covered entities must bring every Business Associate Agreement (BAA) into compliance with the Omnibus Rules by September 22, 2014.  This means even the BAAs that ...

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