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An Acronym Soup But A Nutritious One From “CISA”

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The Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA),  part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), “is charged with enhancing the security, resiliency, and reliability of the […]

Which Law Schools Do The Pricey Lawyers Come From?

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A study from GradReports and data research company Optimal is said to identify “the top 10 schools that place the greatest percentage of grads at […]

Three Ways To Reduce D&O Cyber Risk

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Cyber risks, including the risk of ransomware attacks, are proving to be a direct threat to company officers and directors. D&O lawsuits targeting officials at […]

Big Players, Big Promises, At White House Cybersecurity Conference

Some of the biggest players in the digital universe – including Apple, Microsoft and Google’s parent company, Alphabet – attended a White House conference with […]

Confidentiality Of Litigation Funders

Confidentiality Of Litigation Funders

U.S. courts in most instances are ruling that information concerning litigation funding is protected work product, according to a recent study conducted by litigation finance […]

Sidley Tangled In Conflict Allegation Re Investigation Of LGBTQ Rights Group

The president of the DC-based Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBTQ rights organization, was mentioned a number of times in NY Attorney General Letitia […]

“Hack-Back” Legislation May Get Senate Hearing. Critics Are Skeptical.

A bipartisan bill that could lead to private companies being allowed to “hack back” at cyber-attackers has been introduced in the Senate. The draft “Study […]

Nobody Home: What Happens When The Extortionist Goes Dark?

The ransomware organization REvil went dark on July 13, leaving at least one company that had paid a ransom without the decryption key that it […]

Warning Re Trade Secrets: Employees With Access To Info Can’t “Steal” It

The Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Van Buren v U.S. dealt with a police officer misusing official data for his own purposes, but this decision […]

A Win For “Silent Cyber Coverage” In IL Supreme Court

Policy holders prevailed before the Illinois Supreme Court in a coverage dispute involving the closely watched Biometric Information Privacy Act. The court ruled that claims […]