Cyber security, data loss, hacking and schemes to steal personal information and assets electronically are all over the news daily. Companies are the primary targets of these actions since they accumulate information, store it and use it for their internal efforts, for their clients and in interacting with the world outside. In an effort to prevent problems before they arise, and to be in the best possible posture should their company become a victim of these damaging events, below is a list of questions that general counsel, senior management and corporate directors should be asking of themselves and their companies:
Sheppard Mullin has significant experience in dealing with cybersecurity and privacy issues, both from a legal standpoint and from a data processing/technical standpoint. In addition, Sheppard Mullin has been identifying and working with experts whose job it is to prevent these events, others who help deal with these events when they occur and their aftermath, relevant experienced prosecutors and even insurance professionals who have products covering these kinds of losses.