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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Companies and law enforcement agencies around the world have been left scrambling after the world's most prolific ransomware attack hit over 500,000 computers in 150 countries over a span of only 4 days.
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Given the alarming regularity with which data breaches are occurring in the United States and the flagging efforts of the federal government to provide any consistency in this area, it should come as no surprise that individual states are looking to fill the gap when it comes to regulating cybersecurity.
Turner Padget, Graham & Laney
Cybersecurity threats pose risks to every type of business. As our dependence on technology has increased, the opportunities for data to fall into the wrong hands are all around.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFTC launched "LabCFTC," an initiative designed to "promot[e] responsible FinTech innovation to improve the quality, resiliency, and competitiveness of the markets the CFTC oversees."
Foley Hoag LLP
The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, or CFAA, is the federal "anti-hacking" statute (or sometimes referred to as a "computer trespass" statute).
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Amid the flurry following former FBI Director James Comey's firing last week, President Trump marked his 111th day in office on Thursday, May 11th by signing an executive order...
Poyner Spruill LLP
In cybersecurity, as in other areas, new and exciting threats carry a visceral appeal that older and more mundane ones do not.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Last week's massive ransomware attack should serve as a wake-up call that companies across all industries and regions must take the threat of global cyber attacks seriously.
Littler Mendelson
Recent, highly publicized data security incidents highlight the continued vulnerability of corporate information systems.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Hospitals who fell victim to the attack experienced system-wide lockouts, delays to patient care and function loss in connected devices such as MRI scanners and blood storage refrigerators.
BakerHostetler
A company's ability to quickly and efficiently conduct a forensic investigation is critical to limiting the impacts of a data security incident and determining the scope of the incident.
Miles & Stockbridge
Last Friday, May 12, 2017, a world-wide ransomware attack was launched using the WannaCrypt, a.k.a, WannaCry, ransomware program in "phishing" emails...
Holland & Knight
Last week's ransomware attack was one of the most widespread attacks we have seen, with (so far) more than 200,000 machines hit across more than 150 countries.
Foley Hoag LLP
"Will the President sign it?" I asked in a recent post. As if in direct answer, the President issued the order the same day, May 11, 2017.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Another day, another data incident. If you use DocuSign, you'll want to pay attention.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Recently, a widespread global ransomware attack has struck hospitals, communication, and other types of companies and government offices around the world...
Foley Hoag LLP
Those "in the know" in the cybersecurity world have been aware for more than a year of the threat posed by ransomware, a type of malware that locks victims' access to their files until they pay a ransom.
Foley & Lardner
Businesses have been scrambling since Friday evening when news spread that a ransomware attack named WannaCry is compromising organizations at an alarming rate.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
President Trump signed an Executive Order mandating that all federal agencies implement certain cybersecurity measures to protect U.S. network infrastructure from foreign and domestic attacks.
Reed Smith
We were not affected by the recent ransomware attack that disabled computers worldwide, including in multiple public hospitals in the UK.
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On May 11, President Trump signed his long-awaited Executive Order on "Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure."
Sedgwick LLP
U.S. Regulator Warns of "Evidence" of Global Cyber Assault Occurring Inside the U.S. and Steps Your Company Should Take Against a Ransomware Attack
Clyde & Co
The waves of disruptive technologies that are reshaping how people work, live and play are hitting the global insurance industry.
Scott & Scott LLP
Software as a Service and Cloud Service offerings have become ubiquitous digital platforms for many enterprises and small businesses in their quests to provide a single unified platform...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The impact of serious data breaches are becoming both more common and more costly for businesses with each major attack.
Jones Day
In recent years, carmakers and suppliers have significantly increased the number of patent applications they file in the United States and abroad, but patent protection may not always be the right tool.
Foley Hoag LLP
Christopher Wlaschin, Chief Information Security Officer at HHS, announced this development at the 2017 ACT-IAC Health IT-Mobile Forum on April 20.
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Given the alarming regularity with which data breaches are occurring in the United States and the flagging efforts of the federal government to provide any consistency in this area, it should come as no surprise that individual states are looking to fill the gap when it comes to regulating cybersecurity.
Foley & Lardner
Since President Trump's inauguration, cybersecurity has been in the news almost daily – often on the front page.
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