Cybersecurity

 
 
  • Preparing for the California Consumer Privacy Act

    Privacy law in the United States is about to undergo a fundamental change when the California Consumer Privacy Act becomes effective on January 1, 2020. Preparing for the CCPA has been complicated by the fact that the...

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  • Cybersecurity Protocols and ADR

    The legal profession, in general, needs to modernize its approach to cybersecurity. And alternative dispute resolution has even more work to do, given its unique composition. ADR participants — arbitrators, mediators, representatives — come from different organizations,...

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  • Cyber Insurance Said To Be Fueling Ransomware Attacks

    An article from ProPublica makes the case that the economics of the insurance business is resulting in decisions that effectively fuel ransomware attacks, and there is evidence that ransomware hackers are specifically targeting companies that do have...

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  • Re-Purposing E-Discovery Software To Field DSARs

    Among the provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act will be a requirement for affected companies to respond to a Data Subject Access Request. The “subject” of a Data Subject Access Request could be any consumer who...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Financial Services Companies Deficient In Cybersecurity

    According to a survey of cybersecurity at financial services firms conducted by the Ponemon Institute, that industry as a whole remains vulnerable because of deficiencies in managing risks in their supply chain, and assessing software for security...

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  • Is The ABA Defending Money Laundering?

    A British lawyer and specialist in investigations and asset recovery says the ABA has come out against proposed legislation that would make it more difficult for company principals to hide their identities.

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  • Why Won’t U.S. Law Enforcement Promote Anti-Ransom Tools?

    According to Europol, the police agency of the European Union, its library of free online tools has helped more than 200,000 ransomware victims recover their files, saving victims roughly $108 million in ransom since the initiative, dubbed...

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  • Data And Business Litigation

    Data retention is a double-edged sword. Data can be a treasure trove of evidence, notably in matters involving trade secrets and non-compete agreements, but in virtually any type of litigation. At the same time, data – holding...

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  • “AI” Run Amok, Falsely Accuses Thousands Of Unemployment Fraud, Says Class Action

    A case in Michigan will set the alarm bills ringing for those concerned about artificial intelligence in the legal system, specifically when it’s employed in the course of enforcement and prosecution. In Michigan, a class action was...

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  • Initiative Will Explore Whether Cybersecurity is Art or Science

    Paul Rosenzweig, formerly Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy in the Department of Homeland Security and founder of a homeland security consulting company, observes that cybersecurity resembles obscenity — we know it when we see it even if...

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