Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

SEC’s Increasing Cybersecurity Disclosure Requirements

The key areas where disclosure may be required: risk factors, management discussion and analysis, description of business, legal proceedings and financial statement disclosure.

Former DHS Chief Offers Up Cyber Insurance

Former homeland security chief Tom Ridge is getting into cyber insurance, he announced this week. In light of massive breaches at Target, Home Depot, JPMorgan […]

Lawyer For Hacked Celebs Threatens Google With $100M Suit

Renowned Hollywood lawyer Marty Singer threatened Google with legal action if the tech firm didn’t erase nude photographs of celebrities that were illegally obtained and […]

Your Client is Hacked and Personal Information is Leaked Online – Now What?

Respond quickly, contact authorities – including an Internet crime specialty organization – and other tips for corporate lawyers to follow when facing cybercrime.

New Cybersecurity Framework Puts Litigators, Information Security Officers, On Same Page

Litigators and information security professionals are finding that their work overlaps, at least when it comes to data management, writes Tom Lambakis, vice president of […]

Fearing U.S. Tech Dominance, Europe Demands Google Change Algorithm

European regulators have pushed for Google to change its top-secret algorithm, suggesting the company was using its dominant search engine status to unfairly favor properties […]

Home Depot Breach Could Be Largest Ever

Home Depot has confirmed it suffered a security breach of its in-store payment systems, and it may have put 60 million credit card numbers at […]

If a Tree Falls on the Internet … An Insurer Has a Duty to Defend

Confidential information posted online is enough to trigger claims for data privacy, even if no one reads it, a Virginia federal court found in a case where patients uncovered their own medical records using a simple Google search.

Google To Repay Parents For Kids’ Unauthorized App Purchases

Tech giant Google has agreed to repay customers at least $19 million for unauthorized app purchases kids were allowed to make on their parents’ devices. […]

Who Is Liable For Hacking In The Cloud?

The recent instance of hackers obtaining photos that some celebrities had stored in the cloud raises a new legal question corporations and law firms must […]

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