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Dorsey & Whitney LLP

SEC: The EDGAR Hack Is Phase 2 of the Newswire Breaches

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The SEC is the agency charged with monitoring cyber-security, internal controls and similar corporate matters. The agency has issued guidance on cyber-security....more

Thompson Coburn LLP

HHS issues voluntary health care cybersecurity guidelines

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On December 28, 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) published the “Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP): Managing Threats and Protecting Patients” (“Guidelines”). The Guidelines were...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Grid Electrification: Addressing Cybersecurity Threats and Mitigating Risk in the Renewable Energy Era - ABA Forum

Technology and the critical infrastructure that support our personal pursuits and business operations are ripe targets for cyberattacks. In particular, the electrical grid that transmits electricity from its point of...more

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Wake-up call for Cybersecurity in the Construction Industry: Contractor Falls Victim to Cyber Attack

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that cyber-attacks by foreign governments into the nation’s electric grid are utilizing what it called "the system’s unprotected underbelly," the contractors and subcontractors that...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

NFA Issues Interpretive Notices for CPOs Regarding Internal Controls Systems and Cybersecurity

• The NFA has determined that registered CPOs must implement an internal controls system and highlighted best practices for such a framework. • In response to certain frequently asked questions, the NFA has also updated its...more

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Construction Contractors Used as Unwitting Launching Pads for Cyberattacks on Utilities

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that cyberattacks by foreign governments into the nation’s electric grid are utilizing what it called "the system’s unprotected underbelly," the contractors and subcontractors that...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

Healthcare Industry Reminded to Heed Cybersecurity: New “Industry Standard” Guidance

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) observes that the US healthcare system lost $6.2 billion dollars as a result of data breaches in 2016 and that 4 out of 5 US physicians have experienced some form of...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Impact of the New Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: 2019 Outlook

by Holland & Knight LLP on

• The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Dec. 28, 2018, announced the release of the "Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients" that provides a "Call to Action" to make...more

CloudNine

First Ever Multi-State Data Breach Lawsuit Targets Healthcare Provider: Cybersecurity Trends

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Just as the number of data breaches continues to rise, the number of lawsuits over data breaches continues to rise as well.  Chances are that your data has been hacked at some point from at least one company with which you do...more

Verrill Dana LLP

Is Cybersecurity on Your 2019 Work Plan?

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On December 28, 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) closed out the year by releasing long-awaited voluntary cybersecurity guidelines for the health care industry. The four-volume publication,...more

Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

How Vulnerable Is Your Business to a Cyber Attack or Data Breach?

by Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP on

January is a good time for all businesses to review and update their cybersecurity policies and practices. We are only a few days into 2019, and already we are hearing breaking news about new data breaches. The German...more

King & Spalding

FINRA Offers Member Firms Continued Guidance on Cybersecurity

by King & Spalding on

On December 20, 2018, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) issued a “Report on Selected Cybersecurity Practices” (the “Report”) as part of its ongoing efforts to assist broker-dealer firms in developing...more

Pillsbury - Policyholder Pulse blog

What’s Good for the Goose: Protecting against Vendor Cybersecurity Risk

Even when you’ve done your utmost to secure your organization’s cybersecurity—you’ve followed the advice of all the experts, you’ve checked all the boxes—you still may have an Achilles’ heel. Your cybersecurity is only as...more

Beacon Insights by JD Supra

The Year In Cybersecurity - Popular Reads In 2018

A quick look at some of the most well-read cybersecurity posts published on JD Supra during the last year....more

BakerHostetler

HHS Issues Cybersecurity Guidance for Healthcare Organizations

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BakerHostetler will post a series of blogs to fully explore the recommendations and guidance Health and Human Services provides healthcare organizations in its report....more

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

Are You Covered for California’s New Iot Laws?

In November, Tyler wrote about insurance issues raised by both the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act, which goes into effect on January 1, 2020. California’s...more

Robinson & Cole LLP

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - January 2019

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Just before the new year, the Department of Health and Human Resources (HHS) released voluntary cybersecurity practices for health care organizations, which consists of a main document, two technical volumes, and resources...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Robert Rogers’ Standing Orders of the 75th Ranger Regiment Adapted for Cyber Warfare

Robert Rogers was the forebear of the United States Army Rangers. His rules have been adapted and modernized and are featured in the United States Army Ranger Handbook....more

Polsinelli

Deal Breaker – Cyber Security Risk in Health Care Transactions

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Health care organizations’ lack of compliance with the data privacy and security requirements of both state laws and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) Privacy, Security and Breach Notification...more

Baker Ober Health Law

More Help for Health Care Organizations: HHS Releases Voluntary Cybersecurity Practices Developed with Industry Input

by Baker Ober Health Law on

On Friday, December 28, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released several documents, including the "Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP): Managing Threats and Protecting Patients," an...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Privacy & Data Security

A New Year’s Resolution: Wrap Your Car Fob in Foil!

Happy New Year!  While you are making (and soon breaking) your resolutions, here’s another lifestyle change to consider for 2019:  putting your car fob in foil at night before you go to sleep.  Why?  Because the fob’s signal...more

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ruling Opens Floodgates on Cybersecurity Lawsuits

On November 21, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the highest ranking state court in Pennsylvania, ruled that an employer had a common law duty to exercise reasonable care to protect employees’ personal data where, as a...more

Cybint

How to Prevent a Data Breach

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Virtually all businesses today collect and store some sort of information for customers, employees, vendors, and others. From customer account data and intellectual property to trade secrets and proprietary corporate data,...more

Robinson & Cole LLP

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - Recap of the Top Read Blog Posts in 2018

by Robinson & Cole LLP on

New Year’s is a time to look back on the happenings of the year and focus on the lessons and reminders those events have provided. For our final newsletter of the year, we’d like to share with you our top 10 most read posts...more

Cybint

A Day in the Life of a Cyber Security Analyst

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A Cyber Security Analyst (CSA) or Incident Response Analyst is a professional that is trained to detect and prevent attacks to their organization or network. Protecting the security and integrity of data is vital for all...more

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