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How to Avoid Choosing the Wrong Cybersecurity Firm

Although the inherent nature of cybersecurity radiates urgency, businesses should not let this characteristic dictate the vendor selection …

Cybersecurity

The DOJ’s Cyber Incident “Best Practices” Guidance

The Cybersecurity Unit of the U.S. Department of Justice released in April its “Best Practices for Victim Response and Reporting of Cyber Incidents,” …

World War C: Cyber Warfare

[author: Winthrop Smith]

State-sponsored hacking occurs when a country funds cyber hacking organizations or groups in order to infiltrate a company’s …

Cybersecurity Oversight: What is a Board of Directors to Do?

Cybersecurity and the risks of data breaches figured prominently at the 35th Annual Ray Garrett Corporate and Securities Law Institute held April 30, …

Board of Directors

New Release for Spring 2015: The Annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report

It’s that time of year again. Spring is in the air, flowers are in bloom, and Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) has been …

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How Recent Data Breaches are Changing the Face of Cybersecurity for the Private Sector

If "The Year of the Breach" and the rapid start to data breaches in 2015 have taught us anything, it is that any company is susceptible to a cyber …

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Breaches in the Boardroom: What Directors and Officers can do to Reduce the Risk of Personal Liability for Data Security Breaches

Corporate directors and officers may increasingly be targets of shareholder derivative lawsuits in the wake of the surge of regulatory actions and …

Anthem Data Breach Spawns Class Action Suits and “Phishing” Scams

Last week, Anthem Inc. – the nation’s second largest health insurer – reported a data breach involving the disclosure of the personal information of …

The Anthem Data Breach: The Fallout and What’s Next

By now (unless you have been under a snow drift), you have likely heard about the apparent intrusion into a database at the nation’s largest health …

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C-Suite – Changing Tack on the Sea of Data Breach?

The country awoke to what seems to be a common occurrence now: another corporation struck by a massive data breach. This time it was Anthem, the …

"Insights Conversations: Cybersecurity"

This past year has been called the "year of the massive data breach," with many high-profile attacks on well-known companies. Skadden partners Cyrus …

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The Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. Scandal Serves as a Warning to Employers About Computer Security

In recent days, the scandal with Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. went from an embarrassing tabloid scandal to a possible terrorist threat. The …

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New California Privacy Laws

California continues to lead the way in passing new or updating existing data protection legislation. The weekly disclosure of new data breaches that …

California

Travelers, Beware the “Darkhotel” Hacks Over Hotel Internet

Business travelers may be targeted and hacked through hotel Wi-Fi networks, according to a recent report by Kaspersky Lab. Hackers have been stealing …

Internet of Things – Top 10 privacy and data protection concerns

As we discussed in our previous posts, there are a number of positive trends that make the Internet of Things a long lasting evolution. Hardware is …

Cyber and Data Security and Privacy Liability: The Problem Isn’t Going Away. Get Out in Front of the Problem By Insuring Your Risks.

On August 6, 2014, the New York Times – and other media outlets – reported that a Russian crime ring had amassed the largest known collection of …

Security

Russian Cyberattack May Trigger State Security Laws And Notification Obligations

This cyberattack also raises questions regarding whether other state data breach notification obligations are triggered even if those states do not

FFIEC Debuts Web Page on Cybersecurity

FFIEC members are taking a number of steps to raise awareness of cybersecurity risks at financial institutions and the need to identify, assess, and …

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“… Because That’s Where the Money Is.” OCC Head Highlights Oversight of Cybersecurity for Financial Industry—Will All Vendors Cooperate?

Why are banks often tempting targets for criminals and terrorists alike? Thomas Curry, the head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency …

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SEC Requires Greater Disclosure of Cyber Events

Cyber is still a relatively young risk and the various stakeholders in cyber-risk are at times, still trying to determine their particular role. This …

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...taking no action – much like what Target was criticized for doing – is tantamount to disaster. - Christopher Rentzel & Shamoil Shipchandler, …

Human Error Biggest Threat to Patient Data Security and Privacy

Human error remains the biggest threat to healthcare data privacy, according to the latest study on patient privacy and data security by the Ponemon …

Is the Password Finally Dead? Fernando Corbató Hopes So.

As noted in a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, although his impact on our daily lives arguably rivals that of Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, …

SEC Establishes Cybersecurity Initiative for Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers

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On April 15, 2014, the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the Securities and …

California Attorney General Issues Privacy Guidelines for Websites

In the wake of numerous high-profile breaches of user privacy and complaints about sites that track the online activity of users, California Attorney …

Failure to Encrypt Mobile Devices = Nearly $2 Million in Settlements

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) settled for the collective amount of $1,975,220 with Concentra Health …