cybersecurity

Mayer Brown Preview: Technology, Privacy, Cybersecurity & IP (Europe And The US)

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A look at the year ahead compiled by a group of Mayer Brown attorneys, many of them from the firm’s London office. The focus […]

Cybersecurity Firm Breached, Passwords Stolen

Thousands of customers of Norton LifeLock, an identity protection and cybersecurity firm, had their accounts compromised recently. The breach potentially allows hackers access to […]

Ohio Supreme Court Says No Property Coverage For Ransomware

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In a unanimous ruling, the Ohio Supreme Court held that ransomware costs to a medical billing software company are not covered by its property […]

Draft Decision On Transferring Personal Data From EU to US

On December 31 the European Commission published a draft decision on adequate protection of personal data under the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework. It is […]

Cyber Insurance Reeling, May Disappear, Says Zurich Insurance Exec

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Among all risks, natural catastrophes have been considered the most likely to become uninsurable, but it now looks as if that distinction will fall […]

How The Fiscal ’23 Defense Bill Will Affect Contractors

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The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023, passed by Congress on December 15, contains numerous provisions in addition to the major […]

Who “Sponsored” That Cyberattack?

In a bulletin issued last summer, Lloyds of London announced that it will no longer insure against cyberattacks by governments and “state actors,” but […]

Latest Insidious Variations On Ransomware Attacks

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One new strategy targets healthcare organizations by sending practitioners – doctors and nurses – authentic-looking files that include such things as ultrasound images or […]

If You Want Cheaper Cyber Insurance, Tighten The Ship

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A post by an executive from international insurer Allianz includes highlights from a recent Allianz publication titled “Cyber: The changing threat landscape/Risk trends, responses […]

Oracle-TikTok Ties Probed

Bi-partisan legislation has been proposed to ban the TikTok app from operating in the U.S.  The concern is its ties to its China-based parent […]