Christopher Garcia on Cyber Security
Trade secret theft knows no borders in an age of cybertheft and global corporate espionage....more
Newspapers around the world recently reported that a sophisticated and well-coordinated cyber-attack resulted in the theft of $45 million from thousands of ATMs worldwide....more
A Missouri court last week handed a legal defeat to a local escrow firm that sued its financial institution to recover $440,000 stolen in a 2009 cyberheist. The court ruled that the company assumed greater responsibility for...more
On Tuesday, the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Victoria Espinel, published a notice in the Federal Register "requesting any recommendations for legislative changes that would enhance enforcement against,...more
In this LEVICK Daily video interview, we discuss cyber security with Christopher Garcia, a partner in the securities litigation practice at Weil Gotshal & Manges, LLP. Amid an epidemic of data loss and theft, companies need...more
The Obama Administration’s recent “Strategy on Mitigating the Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets” makes clear the importance for businesses to be aware of and understand the international threats to their intellectual property, the...more
On January 28, 2013, CBR Systems, Inc. (CBR) agreed to settle FTC charges that it failed to protect its customers’ personal information, including nearly 300,000 customers’ Social Security numbers and credit and debit card...more
Last month, a federal appeals court issued a ruling permitting an employer in Connecticut to pursue a claim against a former employee who allegedly misappropriated the employer's confidential information from outside the...more
In a decision that could make it easier for U.S. companies to enforce claims against employees who commit cyber theft from remote locations, including from beyond U.S. borders, the Second Circuit breathed life into a...more
On December 21, the OCC issued Alert 2012-16, which provides a general description of recent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks directed at national banks and federal savings associations, along with risk mitigation...more
This Wall Street Journal Article features Bernstein Shur Attorney Dan Mitchell.
Banks typically are responsible for losses when personal accounts are hacked. But commercial clients that fall victim to cyber theft have...more
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