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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
Beginning on May 12, 2017, unidentified hackers launched a massive cyberattack using ransomware known as "WannaCry" that compromised over 200,000 computers across the world.
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.
After the incident became public, Memorial Hermann came under attack by immigration activists because the patient was undocumented.
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.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Consistent with prior guidance, on April 4, 2017, the Department of Labor ("DOL") officially announced that it would extend for 60 days the applicability date of the fiduciary rule published on April 8, 2016
Holland & Knight
Government Contracts attorney Eric Crusius discusses the impact the White House's cybersecurity executive order will have on vendors that sell to the government.
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.
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.
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
Early in May, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Whalen v. Michaels Stores, Inc., No. 16-260 (L) (2d Cir. May 2, 2017), affirmed the dismissal of a data breach class action...
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...
Ropes & Gray LLP
The WannaCry ransomware attack that hit computers around the world last week is yet another reminder that computers play key roles in most enterprises, and that it does not take much to disable those computers.
Day Pitney LLP
Cyberattacks on healthcare systems are becoming more frequent and increasingly devastating. As demonstrated by the recent crippling ransomware attacks on hospital computers
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.
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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
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The impact of serious data breaches are becoming both more common and more costly for businesses with each major attack.
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.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Congress returned to session the week of April 24 following a two-week recess. Active discussions and debate surrounding the AHCA and efforts to "repeal-and-replace" the Affordable Care Act resumed...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
With the growing risk of cybersecurity attacks, the landscape of state-specific data breach notification laws continues to evolve.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy frequently provides a welcome remedy for those trademark owners who fall victim to cybersquatters.
Sedgwick LLP
Last fall, in response to the "ever-growing threat" posed to information and financial systems, the New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") proposed cybersecurity regulations...
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