Cybersecurity and Company Valuation

Ankur Sheth writes about how cybersecurity risk impacts private equity in a deal cycle. Risk managers, especially those at companies contemplating mergers and acquisitions, […]

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Ransomware Attack? What The FBI Can Do For You.

According to a senior FBI official, healthcare was the number one target for ransomware attacks last year, followed by manufacturing and government, including schools. […]

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Risk Oversight On The Director’s Plate

The Caremark decision in the Delaware Court of Chancery Court (1996) set a high bar for assigning personal liability to directors with regard to […]

That’s A Lotta Sliders

The Illinois Supreme Court’s Feb. 20 decision in Cothron v. White Castle Systems exposes companies that violate the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act to […]

Phishing Surged In Q4 2022

According to the “Q4 2022 Phishing and Malware Report” from email security firm Vade, there has been a 61 percent spike in phishing emails […]

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A Maze Of Regulations, A Flurry Of Lawsuits, A Fount Of Liability

At more than a hundred pages, the U.S. Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Outlook and Review – 2023, from law firm Gibson Dunn, is a […]

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D&O Claims Re Cyber & Crypto Are Up; For SPACs, Down

Tapping coverage dispute attorneys and experts from the insurance industry, a post from Business Insurance says that cyber and crypto issues have overtaken SPACs […]

Data Breach At Health Care Provider, and More Than 100 Other Companies

Tennessee-based Community Health Systems, a huge healthcare provider with more that 70 hospitals in 16 states, has confirmed that hackers have stolen the personal […]

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Insuring AI-Based Financial Trading

It’s a brave new world for insurers, says a post from Sarah Abrams, Head of Professional Liability Claims at Bowhead Specialty, as AI is […]

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Proposed Framework To Address AI Risk Released By NIST

The initial version of its Artificial Intelligence Risk Management Framework (AI RMF 1.0) has been released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology […]