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Why Your Company Should Be Using Email Enterprise Vaults, Anti-Deletion Programming and Key Stroke Surveillance Software in the...

by Fisher Phillips on

Twenty-five years ago most companies’ greatest fear of espionage was employee theft at the photocopy machine at 2 in the morning. The company playbook could not be forwarded in an email or put on a thumb drive in a matter of...more

Cybersecurity Readiness – A Fox Rothschild Exclusive Report For C-Suite Level Executives

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

BY FAILING TO PREPARE, many companies have prepared to fail when it comes to thwarting cyberattacks. Fox Rothschild’s survey of corporate leaders reveals endemic misperceptions about what is necessary for privacy and data...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

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - March 2018

In this month's edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we discuss all 50 states now having data breach notification laws, state attorneys general and their opposition to a federal data breach notification law, the FBI...more

Oh No, Mr. Robot Just Hacked Our Smart Building…

At a recent seminar discussion on smart buildings, I was reminded of the Mr. Robot episode where the general counsel of a multinational corporation, which is being targeted by a hacker group, has her futuristic apartment...more

SEC Issues New Interpretive Guidance on Cybersecurity Disclosures

by Hogan Lovells on

On February 21, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published interpretive guidance to assist public companies in preparing disclosures about cybersecurity risks and incidents....more

FBI and DHS Issue Alert Regarding Russian Hackers

by Murtha Cullina on

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security issued a joint Technical Alert late last week to warn that Russian government-based hackers are actively targeting U.S. utilities, other critical...more

Blog: SEC Commissioner Jackson Sees Cyber Threat As A Corporate Governance Issue

by Cooley LLP on

In remarks on Thursday of last week to the Tulane Corporate Law Institute, SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson discussed what he termed to be “the most pressing issue in corporate governance today: the rising cyber threat.” ...more

Cyber Risk News & Trends

Cybersecurity This Month - Are U.S Elections At Risk? "Frankly, the United States is under attack," U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said at the Senate Intelligence Committee’s annual hearing on...more

SEC Commissioners Provide Guidance On Cybersecurity Disclosures After Wave Of Record Incidents

by Orrick - Trust Anchor on

Much has been written about the SEC’s interpretive guidance on cybersecurity disclosures, issued in late February, including Commissioner Stein’s statement that it under-delivers for investors, public companies, and the...more

Spectre and Meltdown CPU Vulnerability: Impact on Multifunction Copiers & Printers

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Two major security flaws recently discovered in nearly all the world’s microprocessors, termed Meltdown and Spectre, leave much of the world’s computers vulnerable to hackers looking to steal entire memory contents. They...more

JSH Reporter - Fall 2017

It has been over one year since our last issue, and we are pleased to share several resources with you, including important case summaries, law updates, attorney-authored articles, and firm news and events. Please see full...more

SEC Issues New Interpretive Guidance on Cybersecurity Disclosures

by Hogan Lovells on

Prompted by concern over the increase in the risks and frequency of data breach incidents and other cyber-attacks affecting public companies, the Securities and Exchange Commission recently published interpretive guidance to...more

SEC Issues Interpretive Guidance on Public Company Cybersecurity Disclosures: Greater Engagement Required of Officers and...

by White & Case LLP on

On February 21, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") issued an interpretive release1 providing long-awaited guidance (the "New Guidance") to assist public companies in preparing disclosures about cybersecurity...more

SEC Refreshes Cyber Guidance: Key Takeaways

It’s been seven years since the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission) issued its initial guidance to public companies on cybersecurity disclosure. And last week – in the midst of Form 10-K filing season –...more

SEC Releases Guidance on Public Company Cybersecurity Disclosures

by Jones Day on

The SEC's new guidance on public company cybersecurity disclosures and Chairman Clayton's accompanying statement emphasize the SEC's expectations that public companies: (i) implement comprehensive cybersecurity policies that...more

SEC on Cybersecurity: Jay Clayton’s “Light Touch”

by Perkins Coie on

This week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued its first formal interpretative release on public company disclosure obligations relating to cybersecurity since the SEC Division of Corporation Finance’s...more

SEC Releases Guidance on Public Company Cybersecurity Disclosures

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

On February 21, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission approved the release of Interpretive Guidance relating to public company disclosures of cybersecurity risks and incidents. ...more

The Obvious Partnership — Compliance and Cybersecurity

by Michael Volkov on

Cybersecurity compliance, like the compliance profession, is rapidly growing. The forces pushing cyber compliance are two-fold: the ever-increasing and changing nature of cyber threats and harms, and the logical application...more

Latest Estimate Puts Cybercrime Tab At $600 Billion And Rising

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

The cost of cybercrime continues to rise, driven by increasingly sophisticated cybercriminals and a growing pool of new and often unsophisticated internet users, according to a new report from internet security firm McAfee...more

When Obscurity Is Not a Defense

by BakerHostetler on

Many organizations facing a data-security incident struggle to understand how or why their organization was targeted in an attack. Most simply believe they are too small or too obscure to be targeted by malicious cyber...more

DOE Announces New Cyber Office to Elevate Importance of Risks to Energy Sector - Effort Builds on Prior White House, DOE and FERC...

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The President’s FY 19 Proposed Budget, issued on Feb. 12, 2018, featured a heavy focus on the cybersecurity risks to the nation’s critical infrastructure and included budget increases for cyber specific missions within...more

Cyber-Threats: Five Tips for Data Protection We Learned in 2017

by Baker Donelson on

Year-end is an excellent opportunity to reflect and get organized for the coming year. While making your list of New Year's resolutions, consider potential cyber and data security threats to you and your business and prepare...more

Three Practical Considerations When Evaluating Your Cyber Extortion Coverage

by K&L Gates LLP on

Cyber crime has increased significantly over the past several years, with no indications that the annual increases will stop or even slow down. Many analysts predict that global ransomware “damages” will exceed $5 Billion in...more

Weekly Update Newsletter - January 2018 #3

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS - General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Federal Supply Schedule, Order-Level Materials - The General Services Administration (GSA) is amending the General Services...more

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