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confidentiality

Restrictions on the accessibility and dissemination of information. Confidentiality is one of the six fundamental components of information security (see Parkerian Hexad).
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In opposition, defendant's counsel contends that the redacted claim note entries contain confidential communications between employees of the defendant and attorneys at the law firm and therefore are absolutely immune from discovery under the attorney-client privilege.
Secretly recording a confidential communication -- defined by the California Penal Code as any communication carried on in circumstances reasonably indicating that one or more of the parties desires it to be confined to the parties to the communication -- is punishable by up to a $2,500 fine or imprisonment of up to a year, or both.
Yesterday's report by former top policeman David Blakey revealed that some prisoners get hold of drugs by abusing a system designed to allow confidential communication with their lawyers.
The Guardian reported that the confidential communication had been organised by two MPs previously seen as committed Blairites, Chris Bryant and Sion Simon, and circulated among younger MPs who first entered Parliament in 2001.
An even higher threshold must be met for confidential communication between client and counselor.
Excerpt: A CHILD AND HIS OR HER PARENT, GUARDIAN OR LEGAL CUSTODIAN SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED, OR, WITHOUT CONSENT OF THE OTHER IF LIVING, ALLOWED TO DISCLOSE A CONFIDENTIAL COMMUNICATION MADE BY ONE TO THE OTHER.
The service is used by financial institutions to securely deliver, track and archive confidential communication to borrowers, investors, attorneys, title companies and closing agents--all with verifiable proof of delivery.
In the end, it was open and confidential communication that prevented a similar incident at New Bedford High School in Massachusetts in late November.
You should never record the confidential communication of another person without first seeking legal counsel, since such recording is usually a crime.
In addition to fire walls and passwords, many groups and individuals will ultimately adopt digital certificates, which will enable the secure, confidential communication between parties," he said.
Behavior by the taxpayer or the tax practitioner that is inconsistent with confidential communication will keep the privilege from attaching.

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