• Marriott International Hacked

    On March 31 Marriott International announced that it suffered a data breach affecting more than 5 million people. The app it uses to service guests was hacked in mid-January. The breach was discovered in at the end...

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  • Ransomware Gangs Offer Covid19 Truce, Discounts, For Hospitals

    In its report on a ransomware attack on Finastra, a bank security company with 9,000 customers in 130 countries, KrebsonSecurity reports that ransomware gangs are doing their part to fight the Covid19 pandemic. Several ransomware gangs claim...

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  • Don’t Let Working From Home Compromise Attorney-Client Privilege

    As a public health matter it’s become a no-brainer, but as a legal matter working at home comes with its own set of risks. There is one in particular that is hard to avoid, although it can...

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  • M&A and COVID-19

    The focus on cybersecurity in M&A transactions will only be intensified as a result of COVID-19. Companies that introduce new remote work programs or expanded their existing ones will be more vulnerable to hackers. Buyers will want...

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  • Cybersecurity and Trade Secret Protection

    In order to protect a trade secret, you first have to be able to establish that it is a secret, and that means demonstrating that “reasonable” steps have been taken to keep it that way. These steps...

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  • Med Equipment Fixers To IP: Get Out Of The Way

    Hospital technicians and others in the medical field are pushing to expand “the right to repair” (something that’s been an issue in other sectors, like auto repair and farm equipment, for years) into the world of hospital...

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  • China Accuses U.S. Of Massive Hack

    In a reversal of the usual direction of such accusations as reported in the U.S, a Chinese cybersecurity company says it has evidence that the CIA has been hacking sensitive Chinese targets for at least 11 years....

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  • Don’t Let Efforts To Thwart One Kind Of Virus Bring On Another

    Many companies are now redoubling efforts to enable as many employees as possible to work from home. This will likely slow down the spread of the Coronavirus, but it also increases the chance the door will be...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Five Law Firms Breached; Hackers Want Ransom

    At least five law firms have been breached by a hacking group known as Maze. The stolen information included such things as legal fee agreements and privacy consent forms as well as personal information about clients, who...

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  • Creating A Healthy Cybersecurity Framework

    Maintaining cybersecurity can seem like a daunting task, weighted with uncertainty and expense, but in practice it can be made manageable. This Today’s General Counsel article suggest an approach borrowed from routine healthcare, based on regular assessments...

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