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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).
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...
Vedder, Price P.C.
On May 17, 2017, the SEC's OCIE issued a Risk Alert to highlight the importance of conducting penetration tests and vulnerability scans on critical systems and implementing system upgrades...
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.
Poyner Spruill LLP
As previously noted, a recent ransomware attack crippled over 75,000 computers worldwide.
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.
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.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On May 12, 2017, the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm attacked over 230,000 computers in over 150 countries, holding data on the computers for ransom. WannaCry spread rapidly through networked systems...
Womble Carlyle
The 13th Academic Medical Center Security & Privacy Conference brought together compliance, security and operational management professionals to discuss pressing issues related to privacy...
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.
Jones Day
The bulletin discusses security alerts, intelligence reports, and tool configurations, as well as strategies to build and participate in information-sharing networks.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Unbeknownst to many, Congress established the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force in 2015 to address the health care industry's cybersecurity challenges.
Jones Day
On April 18, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ("NIST") issued a report titled "Metrics and Key Performance Indicators for Robotic Cybersecurity Performance Analysis."
Jones Day
On April 26, the Massachusetts Attorney General hosted the sixth annual National Cyber Crime Conference.
Jones Day
On April 20, in response to a Jones Day moderator at the 2017 IAPP Global Privacy Summit, the SEC's Acting Enforcement Director commented on the absence of SEC actions against public...
Parker Poe
There are a few early signs that the Trump administration will continue to hold companies to the "way of compliance," ...
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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.
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.
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.
Newmeyer & Dillion
Commercial contractors have long faced their own unique business risks - labor and material shortages, delay claims, bonding issues, and defects in workmanship.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On May 12, 2017, the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm attacked over 230,000 computers in over 150 countries, holding data on the computers for ransom. WannaCry spread rapidly through networked systems...
Ropes & Gray LLP
The following summarizes recent legal developments of note affecting the mutual fund/investment management industry:
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