Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Ignorance In the Legal Industry

The Cuba ransomware gang hacked legal services provider FRONTEO on May 11. The hackers, Russia-based despite the name, breached the Japanese-based firm’s U.S. operation and […]

Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control maintains an official list of sanctioned entities and individuals so that U.S. companies will not unwittingly violate […]

NFTs Are An Entry Point For IP Bad Actors

Companies should survey the metaverse and other virtual environments for unauthorized use of their trademarks, copyrights, or patents and move swiftly if infringement is discovered, […]

Essential Homework Before Shopping For Cyber Insurance

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An executive at cybersecurity hardware company Yubico boils it down to six questions that companies should answer for themselves before they settle in for negotiations […]

Company Was Victimized By Ransomware But Didn’t Have To Pay

Victims of ransomware often pay up because they don’t think they have a choice, but an article in ZDNet describes how a company in Australia […]

What Cyber Insurers Want To See From Clients

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The demand is high, the supply is limited, and the cost is up – to the tune of an 89 percent increase in the fourth […]

Leaked Document: Facebook Can’t Control How Its Systems Use Data

Facebook’s own engineers admit that they can’t keep track of where user data goes once it’s inside Facebook’s systems, according to an internal document leaked […]

Health Company Liable For Substandard Data Protection

Writing in FCPA blog, Annie Hudgins discusses compliance lessons to be drawn from the recently announced settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and Comprehensive […]

Cicada Attack Lays Low, Then Strikes

Symantec cybersecurity workers warn of a campaign by a Chinese Ministry of State Security system they call Cicada. It lays low for an extended period […]

Top Three Cyber-Risks In the Next Five Years

McKinsey predicts that three major cybersecurity trends which implicate multiple technologies will have the biggest impact on companies in the next three to five years. […]