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Cyber Incident Reporting

SEC Enforcement Trends: Highlights from Securities Enforcement Forum West 2018

by Fenwick & West LLP on

The Securities Enforcement Forum West 2018 brought together current and former senior U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Department of Justice officials, securities enforcement and white-collar attorneys,...more

New Proposed DoD Cyber Guidance May Fuel Bid Protest Docket

Newly published draft DoD Guidance for Reviewing System Security Plans (SSP) and the “NIST SP 800-171 Security Requirements Not Yet Implemented” answer some questions but may also result in an increased protest docket due to...more

DoD Issues New Guidance to Drive Compliance with NIST 800-171 Cybersecurity Requirements

by White and Williams LLP on

Is this a Start of Something New for Third-Party Management? The demand for responsible cybersecurity in business is ubiquitous. The need to protect information is not limited to the financial services, insurance and...more

Alabama’s Data Breach Law

by Snell & Wilmer on

All U.S states now have laws about data security and what to do when there’s a data breach. Alabama recently was the 50th state to add such a law, and it takes effect on May 1, 2018. Here are its highlights....more

Alabama Rounds Out the Roster with New State Data Breach Notification Law

by Balch & Bingham LLP on

On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018 (SB318) was signed into law by the Governor, making Alabama round out the roster of 50 states with data breach notification laws. (South Dakota’s...more

[Webinar] Building Cyber Resilience: Compromise Response Intelligence in Action - April 11th, 11:30am ET

by BakerHostetler on

Cyber threats are here to stay. No company, large or small, is immune. But there are basic measures you can take to prepare for the legal and business risks associated with an attack. Join members of BakerHostetler’s...more

SEC announces new interpretive guidance in cybersecurity

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

In a February 21 Release, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced new interpretive guidance for public companies regarding cybersecurity risk and incident disclosures. The interpretive guidance reviews...more

SEC Takes Baby Steps on Cyber, but Signals Greater Vigilance

On February 21, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued new Interpretive Guidance regarding disclosures of cybersecurity-related information by publicly traded companies. This guidance comes in the context of public...more

Revised SEC Guidance Concerning Disclosure of Cybersecurity Risks and Cyber Incidents

• Disclosures must inform investors about material cybersecurity risks and incidents, including addressing material cybersecurity risks for cyber-attacks that have not yet occurred. • Comprehensive policies and procedures...more

SEC Issues New Cybersecurity Guidance; Makes Clear that Cybersecurity Disclosures Are Part of Existing SEC Requirements - Guidance...

by Holland & Knight LLP on

On Feb. 21, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued interpretive guidance on its expectations for corporate disclosures on cybersecurity risks. The guidance delineates where it believes existing SEC rules...more

SEC Issues Updated Guidance on Cybersecurity Risk Disclosures and Trading on Nonpublic Cybersecurity Information

by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC on

On February 21, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued updates to its interpretive guidance on how public companies should disclose cybersecurity breaches and risks. There are two core messages at...more

The Glassdoor Effect: When the Virality of Social Media Mixes with the Fragility of Trust

by NAVEX Global on

Social media does not only provide channels for employees to talk, it also by its very nature encourages and cultivates discussions that may not have happened otherwise. Pair this with a brewing global state of distrust, and...more

ITAR for Government Contractors - New Developments for 2018

by Williams Mullen on

ITAR is an important area of regulation for government contractors. This includes firms in the defense, technical services, information technology, cyber-security, military training and DOD-funded R&D fields. These...more

Practical DFARS Cybersecurity Compliance Tips – 5 KEY TAKEAWAYS

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Gunjan Talati, partner in the Government Contracts and Construction & Infrastructure Group, recently moderated a panel for the Association of Corporate Counsel National Capital Region chapter on Defense...more

General Services Administration Announces Plans to Update Cybersecurity Requirements for Contractors

by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC on

In mid-January, the General Services Administration (GSA) released their Semiannual Regulation Agenda. Within this agenda, GSA announced plans to update requirements in the General Services Administration Acquisition...more

FERC Commissioners Unanimously Support Proposal to Expand Cyber Incident Reporting Rules

by Holland & Knight LLP on

On December 21, 2017, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) unanimously voted to direct the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to modify existing CIP Reliability Standard (CIP-008-5)...more

DoD Cyber Compliance Deadline Fast Approaching – Here’s What Government Contractors Need to Know

by McGuireWoods LLP on

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) contractors face new cybersecurity compliance requirements, including a significant deadline set for December 31, 2017. Most DoD contracts now include clauses imposing obligations on...more

Avoid the Headlines: Six Initial Steps To Take Today To Improve Your Company's Data Security

Unless you have been living under a rock, you are probably aware that companies are suffering cyber attacks that jeopardize sensitive company or customer data more and more frequently. What you may not know is that even more...more

DoD Issues Guidance for Compliance with Cybersecurity Regulations

by Holland & Knight LLP on

• In recently released guidance, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) confirms a "one size does not fit all" approach to contractor compliance with its cybersecurity clauses that cover the safeguarding of contractor networks,...more

Alert: New Law Heightens Cybersecurity Requirements for Delaware Residents

by Cooley LLP on

On August 17, 2017, Governor John Carney signed into law bi-partisan legislation that increases cybersecurity protections for Delaware residents whose personal information may be compromised as a result of a data breach....more

[Event] 2017 Cybersecurity Symposium - October 23rd, Los Angeles, CA

by Nossaman LLP on

Nossaman LLP and University of California, Irvine School of Law invite you to join us for "Cybersecurity, Data Breach, and Privacy: A Real World Perspective on Prevention, Response and the Future." This complimentary...more

Los Angeles Launches America’s First City-Based Cyber Lab

by King & Spalding on

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on August 15 an unprecedented initiative to launch the “LA Cyber Lab”—a public-private partnership that will freely share cyber threat intelligence with businesses in the city. Due to...more

Deadline to Comply with New York's Cybersecurity Regulation Is Approaching

by Jones Day on

For entities regulated by the New York Department of Financial Services, the deadline for complying with the new Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies, 23 NYCRR Part 500, is Monday, August 28, 2017. To...more

OCR Releases “Improved Web Tool” for Breach Reporting

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently issued an “improved web tool that puts important information into the hands of individuals, empowering them to better identify recent breaches of health information and learn how all...more

Avoiding Management Struggles When it Comes to Data Breaches: Part 1

The best way for a company to handle a data breach is to be prepared. As we discuss in our data breach readiness handbook, preparation includes, among other things, drafting an incident response plan, reviewing...more

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