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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On June 23, 2017, the North American Securities Administrators Association will hold a cybersecurity roundtable. Industry professionals and regulators will discuss: (i) the role of financial regulators...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
At least two prominent bitcoin exchanges were targeted by cyberattacks that interrupted normal operations and trading.
Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP
That breach famously compromised credit and debit card information of 40 million customers.
White & Williams LLP
As federal and state governments and other organizations try to regulate and pass legislation in the interest of protecting personal information and information technology systems...
Reed Smith
Nevada is the latest state to clarify blockchain's legal status under state law. The law, Senate Bill 398, was signed by the governor June 5, and prohibits local governments from imposing taxes or fees on the use of a blockchain...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
On May 11, 2017, President Trump signed a long-anticipated executive order entitled "Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure" (Executive Order).
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The pro-bitcoin legislation trend continues. This month New Hampshire passed legislation that exempts persons using virtual currency from registering as money transmitters.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Nevada has passed a pro-blockchain law that recognizes blockchain technology as a type of electronic record for the purposes of the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
FINRA launched an "Innovation Outreach Initiative" ("Initiative") to facilitate engagement and cooperation with market participants concerning the role of FinTech in the securities industry.
BakerHostetler
Virtual currencies are attracting unprecedented worldwide attention from not only businesses and investors but also U.S. policymakers.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Overnight, there has been a flurry of media activity in relation to one person with an unusual name: Reality Winner. Reality Winner is the first NSA leaker to be caught by the Trump administration...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Michael O'Brien (Partner-White Plains) authored "The Triple Threat of the Internet of Things" in the June 15, 2017, Expert Analysis column of Law360.
BakerHostetler
Recent reports indicate that Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to build a digital health unit within and assign a number of digital scientists to the Center for Devices and Radiological Health.
Rubinstein & Rubinstein LLP
The value of Bitcoin has surged 125% in 2017 alone. In addition to its value ascent, it has also gained in legitimacy.
PilieroMazza PLLC.
Many contractors we talk to believe that cybersecurity requirements are exclusively a concern of contractors working with DoD or with highly-classified, top secret projects.
Eversheds Sutherland
The Alert additionally highlighted a new recommended best practice, noting that it is important for firms to develop rapid response capabilities as part of appropriate advance planning to address...
Jones Day
On April 24, the HHS publicized a $2.5 million settlement with a wireless health services provider, CardioNet, relating to the disclosure of unsecured patient health information stored on two stolen laptops.
Jones Day
On April 12, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication announced measures to defend banks against cyberattacks that target banks' connections to the SWIFT messaging system.
Jones Day
On March 2, the Department of Defense ("DOD") announced that it would invite hackers to test the department's cybersecurity.
Foley & Lardner
In an order dated June 2, 2017, the Canadian government indefinitely suspended a key provision in Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL), which was set to take effect on July 1, 2017.
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Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In May 2017, the world experienced an unprecedented global cyberattack that targeted the public and private sectors, including an auto factory in France, dozens of hospitals and health care facilities in the United Kingdom, gas stations in China and banks in Russia.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Despite the headlines coming out of Washington, Congress continues to move forward in regular fashion, discussing and acting upon key issues, such as funding the government, addressing the need...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On May 11, President Donald Trump issued his long-awaited Executive Order on cybersecurity, the ‘‘Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Cybersecurity has increasingly moved into the spotlight in recent years, with regulators and financial firms alike clambering to keep pace with rapidly changing demands as threats continue to evolve.
Rubinstein & Rubinstein LLP
The value of Bitcoin has surged 125% in 2017 alone. In addition to its value ascent, it has also gained in legitimacy.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The settlement represents the largest multi-state data breach settlement to date, although, unfortunately, it is almost certainly only a matter of time before it is eclipsed.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Francis Manchisi and Ernest V. Goodwin are co-authors of Chapter 7, "Liability Risks of Automation and Connectivity in a Technologically Advanced World," of the International...
Anderson Kill
Businesses are increasingly coming into contact with a new form of data storage and transmission known as blockchain.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 23, state attorneys general from 47 states and the District of Columbia announced a settlement agreement with Target Corporation to resolve the states' investigation into the company's 2013 data breach.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The recent WannaCry ransomware cyberattack provided another chilling reminder of the potential disruptive power behind the Internet of Things.
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