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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 […]

A Formidable Stable Of Law Firms For DeSantis’ “Culture War”

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Four law firms, including the firm where Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis once worked as a litigator, have received at least $16.7 million to wage […]

5G’s Predicted “Fourth Industrial Revolution” Includes Big Cyber-Risk

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It would be hard to overstate the promise of 5G communications. It’s exponentially faster and comes with lower “latency” than 4G, and will  bring […]

Expected Increase In Legal Malpractice Claims

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A Georgia attorney with a legal malpractice specialty reports that malpractice carriers are expecting to see a claims uptick. Historical factors fueling this trend […]

The Looming Threat Of Data Breach Class Actions

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A post from law firm Quinn Emanuel begins with a parade of horribles, listing some of the painful consequences suffered by companies that get […]

The Complex Anatomy Of Cyber Insurance

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Cyber liability insurance, often discussed as if there is a general understanding of what it entails, has many variations. There is no “one-size-fits-all blanket […]

Million Dollar Fine In First Ever CCPA Settlement

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The first settlement ever under the California Consumer Privacy Act requires cosmetics retailer Sephora to pay $1.2 million in penalties. Sephora will also need […]

Lloyd’s Bulletin Y5381 Has The Market In A Tizzy

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Issued on August 16, with the title “State backed cyber-attack exclusions,” Lloyd’s Market Bulletin Ref: Y5381 says in part that all cyber-attack policies falling […]

Dangerous Hybrid: “Psychological” Cyber Crime

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Sophisticated cyber-engineering skills are not required. At work here is a new iteration of an old archetype, the con artist who “cajoles, flatters, feigns […]

$600K Phishing Attack Not Covered By Computer Fraud Policy

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The operative term for what happened to a company called SJ Computers is a BEC  (“business email compromise”) attack, sometimes just called a spear […]