The hospitality industry continues to increase its policies for virtual check-ins and other transactions due to the covid-19 pandemic. However, there are significant risks with the use of artificial intelligence and mobile applications that eliminate person-to-person contact.
The article co-authored by Gunster shareholders Hill and Osborne provides several steps businesses can take to avoid the most common types of cybercrime, including: methods of awareness, handling emails that request money, creating internal policies, managing breach risks, and more.
Nathan W. Hill is a business litigation shareholder and former Assistant United States Attorney whose practice is focused on defending clients against government civil regulatory and criminal investigations. As a member of the professional liability defense group, he also represents lawyers, accountants, and other professionals against claims for malpractice, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, aiding and abetting among other issues. Nathan practices in the areas of healthcare and data security, advising clients facing government investigations and data breaches. Nathan has extensive federal litigation experience as both a former federal prosecutor and federal judicial clerk in Orlando.
Jonathan K. Osborne is a business litigation shareholder and co-chair of the firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense & Internal Investigations practice group. He began his practice at Gunster and returned to the firm in 2019 after serving in the U.S. Department of Justice as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of Florida. Jonathan’s practice includes the representation of individuals and organizations in civil business litigation, including the defense of legal malpractice claims as well as white collar criminal matters and internal investigations. Jonathan routinely advises companies, business leaders, nonprofit organizations, and healthcare professionals in connection with compliance with state and federal criminal law and other regulations, including COVID-19 emergency orders.
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